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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)

 -  Action | Drama  -  8 March 1991 (USA)
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The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

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David Bradley ...
James Booth ...
Mulgrew
Dwayne Alexandre ...
Brackston
Ken Gampu ...
Dr. Tamba
Robin Stille ...
Sarah
Frantz Dobrowsky ...
O'Reilly (as Franz Dobrowsky)
Ron Smerczak ...
Maksood
Kely McClung ...
Super Ninja / Delta Force Team
Jody Abrahams ...
Pango
Anthony Fridjhon ...
Freddie / Treddle (as Anthony Fridjohn)
David Sherwood ...
Gavin
Sean Kelly ...
Norris
Jamie Bartlett ...
Segal
Deon Stewardson ...
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CIA agent Sean Davidson and his sidekick Carl are sent into the stronghold of sadistic British ex-soldier Mulgrew to rescue some Delta Force commandoes who have been captured and tortured. When Sean, Carl and pretty doctor Sarah run into some problems, Peace Corps vet Joe Armstrong is lured out of retirement to stop Mulgrew's plan to explode a nuclear device in New York City. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Not the best in the series
6 January 2011 | by (Lyngby, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I think, number four in this series is a bit too violent. Also, I mean, does the gang Joe hooks up with have to look so much like in "Mad Max"? And couldn't he, being like the greatest martial artist in the world, perhaps have applied his talents better at the peace movement? Though I like the series, I don't understand why they have cut down on the Ninjutsu and put so much emphasis on telling a complex story. Surely, we watch a movie like this to watch great techniques. Anyway, this series is very good when it comes to showing actual techniques, except that Ninjutsu does not have so many high-kicks that they perform. That looks more like kick-boxing, although, of course, high kicks can be effective in certain situations. Anyway, I think all of the five movies are worth seeing, but it is somewhat a pity that they are not even better.


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