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American Ninja 5 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 30 July 1993 (Brazil)
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)
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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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30 July 1993 (Brazil)  »

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American Dragons  »

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(Telecolor)

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1.85 : 1
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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: Now you shall taste my poison!
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23 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When a scientist's 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. The characters in this film have a lot of depth, and that makes all the difference. In the end, the audience gets a casserole of film elements and little of the satisfaction that comes from watching these types of movies. The film is dark, brooding, intense and most of all violent. It's meant to be goofy, then there are fisticuffs back and forth with those who claim to work for justice. That said, the main plot of the film was constantly being interrupted!


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