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3 Ninjas (1992)

 -  Action | Comedy | Family  -  7 August 1992 (USA)
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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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D.J. Harder ...
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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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Rated PG for martial arts action, mild language, and theme | See all certifications »

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7 August 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Ninja Kids  »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$29,000,301 (USA)
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In the original international version, the boys lost the basketball challenge, and a scene was at the end of the movie to tidy up loose ends. See more »

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When Tumtum is playing Super Mario Bros. 3, we see the screen four times. Every time we see the screen, he is at a radically-different point in the game. See more »

Quotes

[Grandpa is giving the boys names]
Tum Tum: Can I be Monster Destroyer? Or how about Super Killer?
Colt: How about Super Dork?
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Kid Power
Written by Richard Marvin (as Rick Marvin) & Will Roc (as William Griffin)
Performed by Will Roc
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24 November 2002 | by (Jupiter, Florida) – See all my reviews

This, without a doubt, is the KING of "back-in-the-day" fun stuff. Its "The Goonies" for the 90's, and, well...sure kicks butt compared to "Home Alone." Did you cheer when he rolled down his own stairs in a sled? Not exactly. Of course who wouldn't cheer for three kids taking down a six-foot, two hundred-plus pounder henchman (who's really posing as a light-up dummy)? Even though slightly unintelligent...plot remains solid with sharp humor and on-your-feet fight scenes. Yet, its not exactly Bruce Lee...but did you ever see Bruce Lee kick butt at age 13? See the movie. It's definitely some high-kickin' fun.


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