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American Ninja 5 (1993)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  30 July 1993 (Brazil)
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When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja (David Bradley), attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ...
Joe Kastle
Lee Reyes ...
Hiro
Anne Dupont ...
Lisa
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Master Tetsu
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Viper
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Glock
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Flathead
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Dr. Strobel (as Ron Ipale)
Norman Burton ...
Ambassador Halden
Tadashi Yamashita ...
Himself / Tadashi
Jose Guanchez ...
Ninja 1 (as José Guanchez)
Vincente Perez ...
Ninja 2
Jose Salvado ...
Ninja 3 (as José Salvado)
Carlos Ruiz ...
Ninja 4
Tommy Arias ...
Ninja 5
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When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja (David Bradley), attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.

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The Magic Power of the Ninja Is About to Reveal Itself...

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Action | Comedy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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American Dragons  »

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Trivia

This film was not originally intended to be part of the American Ninja franchise. Cannon Pictures made it under the title American Dragons (it is even shown on many cable TV stations with this title) but the title was changed to American Ninja V before release. This explains why star David Bradley plays Joe, a different character than the Sean Davidson character he played in American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt and American Ninja 4: The Annihilation. See more »

Goofs

About an hour and 15 minutes into the movie, the doctor is explaining how the nerve gas pill works. He has no glasses on. He turns and walks over to a device, still with no glasses. He stops, the camera cuts to another angle, and he has glasses on. See more »

Quotes

Viper: Who are you?
Hiro: You killed my father!
Viper: I kill many fathers.
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Follows American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Best Family Movie Ever Made
9 February 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Remember how awesome the 90's were? This movie encapsulates the 90's completely in an all out ninja assault. What can I say about this cinematic masterpiece? The way David Bradley swiftly knock out any ninja without even being hit once shows that he is truly a master of martial arts to be rivaled by none. And the bond forged between his character Joe Kastle and his tiny sidekick companion Hiro is breathtaking and emotional. Each character uses their own abilities separately at the start of the movie to help each other out but then bond as one ninja super force when Joe teaches Hiro the way of the ninja in under a day. Forget Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson! They have nothing to do with this movie because David Bradley uses his amazing skills as a thespian to switch between roles in a series where hes already played as a prominent character. Joe Kastle is the best thing to happen to this series, if you don't own this movie you'll get cancer and die in your own feces.


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