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3 Ninjas (1992)

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Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Treanor ...
Chad Power ...
Alan McRae ...
Kate Sargeant ...
Rushmore (as Toru Tanaka)
Race Nelson ...
D.J. Harder ...
Baha Jackson ...
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Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques. After an organized crime ring proves to be too much for the F.B.I., it's time for the three ninja brothers! Using their martial artistry, they team up to battle the crime ring and outwit some very persistent kidnappers! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Action | Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for martial arts action, mild language, and theme | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 August 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Ninja Kids  »

Box Office


$6,500,000 (estimated)


$29,000,301 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Michael Treanor and Max Elliott Slade were like brothers. In fact, Michael Treanor quotes, "Once Max got me into a headlock while I was memorizing my lines. I got him pinned pretty quick. It was funny watching him trying to get out of my grip. He wouldn't give up 'til 10 minutes later. The kid needs to learn to give up!" See more »


When Snyder whistles for his henchman to stop attacking the kids at the grandpa's house his fingers are two inches away from lips when the whistle is dubbed See more »


Fester: Hey dude, what time does school get out?
Hammer: I don't know. I never stayed to the end.
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References The Partridge Family (1970) See more »


Kid Power
Written by Richard Marvin (as Rick Marvin) & Will Roc (as William Griffin)
Performed by Will Roc
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all in fun
2 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Three children (Colt, Rocky, and Tum Tum) who are instructed in the art of ninjitsu by their grandfather, Ninja Master Mori (Victor Wong). Another of Mori's former pupils grew up to be notorious underworld figure Hugo Snyder (Rand Kingsley), who is attempting to get the boys' FBI agent dad off his back orders the young ninjas kidnapped. The kid ninjas turn the tables on their inept kidnappers, but get in bigger trouble when a group of ninjas keeps them prisoner in the hold of a ship. Action packed, but not overly violent, 3 Ninjas is a lot of fun for kids and funny too.

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