MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,225 this week

American Ninja 5 (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  30 July 1993 (Brazil)
2.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.6/10 from 3,080 users  
Reviews: 26 user | 8 critic

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.

Director:

(as Bobby Gene Leonard)

Writers:

(story), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 30 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1597 titles
created 30 Apr 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 14 Jan 2014
 
a list of 36 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 45 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "American Ninja 5" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: American Ninja 5 (1993)

American Ninja 5 (1993) on IMDb 2.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of American Ninja 5.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Thirty-something Jonna, successful ad executive with cozy architect husband Niklas and two small children, leads a double life. She is constantly on the lookout for quick casual sex. When ... See full summary »

Director: Minna Virtanen
Stars: Mi Grönlund, Nicke Lignell, Jasper Pääkkönen
The Gaul (2001)
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

Director: Cedric Sundstrom
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth
Crisis (1997)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Alex reluctantly collects debts for the mob. Alex has led his brother Tony to believe that he is a shoe-salesman. However Alex's real talents will be desperately needed as the story unfolds... See full summary »

Director: Jalal Merhi
Stars: David Bradley, Brad Milne, Thorsten Nickel
Nine Lives (2002)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Nine friends are stranded in an isolated Scottish manor house when a centuries-old spirit is unleashed. Only one will survive.

Director: Andrew Green
Stars: Rosie Fellner, Vivienne Harvey, Paris Hilton
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A defecting Soviet scientist is hit by a nuclear explosion near Yucca Flats and roams around as a beast.

Director: Coleman Francis
Stars: Douglas Mellor, Barbara Francis, Bing Stafford
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

When John travels to Paris to attend an art sale hosted by his old flame, he begins a torrid affair with a gorgeous woman (Angie Everhart) who used to be her best friend. As the erotic ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Goursaud
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Agathe de La Fontaine, Angie Everhart
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

A girl tries to become the top star in the glamorous world of Go-Go Dancing.

Director: Ted V. Mikels
Stars: Jody Daniels, Leslie McRay, Tom Pace
The Pumaman (1980)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

Low-budget film about a young man given a mystical medallion by an Aztec shaman, in order to become a puma-empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to initially locate the ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino
Stars: Walter George Alton, Donald Pleasence, Miguel Ángel Fuentes
Zaat (1971)
Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A mad scientist transforms himself into an aquatic killer.

Directors: Don Barton, Arnold Stevens
Stars: Marshall Grauer, Wade Popwell, Paul Galloway
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An ex-Marine finds out a old buddy is leading a private army of mercenaries. When an ex-Marine refuses to join an old friendship's personal army of mercenaries a deadly violent battle erupts between the two men! And this is not good.

Director: Sam Firstenberg
Stars: David Bradley, Frank Zagarino, Jennifer Campbell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A Turkish comedy film directed by Murat Aslan about an incompetent gang of criminals attempting to go straight, which was the fifth highest-grossing Turkish film of 2008.

Director: Murat Aslan
Stars: Deniz Akkaya, Peker Açikalin, Sinan Bengier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ...
Joe Kastle
Lee Reyes ...
Hiro
Anne Dupont ...
Lisa
...
Master Tetsu
...
Viper
...
Glock
...
Flathead
...
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
Edit

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 July 1993 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

American Dragons  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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 »

Quotes

Viper: Who are you?
Hiro: You killed my father!
Viper: I kill many fathers.
See more »

Connections

Follows American Ninja (1985) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

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


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this even part of the series??? ah_choung
I recommend the 4th movie to all fans Bro2
Bradley is a d00shbag. VOorheES-ToUcH
uk cuts? cabbott1983
found this cool KK board CyborG-740
Discuss American Ninja 5 (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?