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Robot Ninja (1989)

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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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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"Additional Camera Assistants" Whu Flung Dung See more »

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References Phantasm (1979) See more »

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Crime Don't Pay
Written, Composed and Performed by J.R. Bookwalter
© 1987 Undead Music
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If there was ever a movie to teach you not to rent movies based on the titles...

...here it is.

I rented this in my early teens sometime, actually hoping for a Ninja movie, or better yet, a ROBOT Ninja movie.

The main character and some inventor guy make this costume, and becomes... THE ROBOT NINJA! dun dun dun....

Well, it's a guy in a dumb looking suit. He's not a robot, and he's not a ninja. I'm pretty sure he never even tried to do any sort of "ninja move" either.

The whole thing was really really boring and lame, and I'm sure that if I watched it again now I'd laugh my ass off at how horrible this thing is. At the time I wanted a damn ninja movie, and this thing just plain sucked.

Could have used more ninjas, robots, and robot ninjas.


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