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American Ninja 5 (1993)

PG-13  |   |  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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Storyline

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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30 July 1993 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

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

Throughout the film Lisa (Anne Dupont) doesn't wear any jewelery. When she is kidnapped, she is unconscious and carried away by the villain and is clearly wearing a metal watch on her left wrist. However, she was not wearing the watch up to the point where she is snatched by the villain and it's gone by the time she regains consciousness. See more »

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Viper: Now you shall taste my poison!
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Follows American Ninja (1985) See more »

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User Reviews

 
why all the hate?
9 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

so this movie isn't actually a part of the American Ninja series.so the people behind this movie are guilty of capitalizing on the name of and popularity of the American Ninja brand.so what.they're not the first.if you can look beyond that,there's actually a pretty good little movie here.it's rated PG, so it's fairly family friendly.i thought the fight scenes were actually pretty good.the acting was also decent enough.the story is a familiar one.there a bit of the Karate Kid thrown in the mix,and i think based based on what i've read,there may be elements of The 3 Ninjas movies in there as well,but don't quote me on that last one.if you can view this as a stand alone movie, you might like it.i did.and i really liked it,and i don't have any problem admitting it.for me,American Ninja V is an 8/10


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