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Robot Ninja (1989)

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A scientist helps a comic-book artist to become the superhero he has created in order to battle a vicious gang of rapists.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Todd ...
Leonard Miller (Robot Ninja)
Bogdan Pecic ...
Dr. Hubert Goodknight (as Bogdan 'Don' Pecic)
Maria Markovic ...
Gody Sanchez
Floyd Ewing Jr. ...
Officer Hickox
Bill Morrison ...
Buddy Revelle
James L. Edwards ...
Sculley
Michael Kemper ...
Officer Cameron
Jon Killough ...
DePalma
J.R. Bookwalter ...
Spinell
Rodney Shields ...
O'Bannon
Michael 'D.O.C.' Porter ...
Nash
Lori Kozar ...
Susan
Steve Rossiter ...
Jon
Jennifer Mullen ...
Christine
Michael J. Giffin ...
Christopher
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Storyline

Leonard Miller is a frustrated artist. His publisher and his agent are out to capitalize on the blooming success of "Robot Ninja," the greatest costumed superhero since Batman! One night, Miller witnesses the brutal rape/murder of a young couple at the hands of ruthless thugs. He cries out for revenge! With the help of an inventor friend, Dr. Goodknight, Miller becomes the Robot Ninja, stalking the dark streets of Ridgway, intent on spilling some blood! The only thing stopping him is a remorseful Goodknight and a frustrated local cop that's always just one step behind him. ROBOT NINJA slashes, stabs, guts, pokes and jabs his way through body after body until his final confrontation with head baddie Sanchez. You'll never see comic books the same way again! Written by Yocke

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The ultimate superhero of the future has arrived!

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4 December 1989 (USA)  »

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$15,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Burt Ward's character of Stanley Kane is a mash-up of two well known comic book writers; Stan Lee, chairman of Marvel Comics, and Bob Kane, creator of Batman. See more »

Quotes

[Sanchez has a gun to Goodknight's eye]
Gody Sanchez: Say good night, Goodknight.
[shoots him]
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References The Video Dead (1987) See more »

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Blade
Written, Composed and Performed by J.R. Bookwalter
© 1987 Undead Music
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Wow. Amazing and Stupendous Garbage.
5 August 2000 | by (winnipeg, manitoba) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I rented because it looked so bad... call me a masochist. I'll never have that hour and a half back. But I look at it as a positive experience, now I know what NOT to do if I ever make a movie. I especially love when he repairs his arm with the junk on the table, and how the lead bad girl rapes the guy. How does a woman rape a man? Oh well. Like I said, it was fun, but only because it was so bad it was good. Don't rent it expecting anything other than a good laugh at these poor souls' expense.


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