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
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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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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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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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4 December 1989 (USA)  »

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$15,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

J.R. Bookwalter is embarrassed by this film. 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 Midnight Hour (1985) See more »

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I Am Robot Ninja
Written, Composed and Performed by J.R. Bookwalter
© 1989 Subtempeco MUZIK
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A steaming pile of crap, yet highly amusing.
17 July 2001 | by (chicago) – See all my reviews

Make no mistake, this is a very bad movie. It is a rare gem that is so bad it will leave you aching with laughter. Its hard to imagine what the makers were thinking as they made it. I wonder what they thought once they saw the finished product. Did they laugh as much as I? Will you?


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