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Brothers Johnny, an adolescent surf talent, and Adam, a preadolescent video-game addict, grow up care-free in California as adopted sons of Marines veteran Mac, inseparable friends of wacky... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ernie Reyes Sr. ...
Zatch
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Johnny
Nicolas Cowan ...
Adam
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Mac
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Oliver Mills ...
Moto Surfer
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School Cop
Neal Israel ...
Mr. Dunbar
Vladimir Parra ...
Back-up Singer #1
Brandon Karrer ...
Back-up Singer #2
Dathan Aragon ...
Back-up Singer#3
Phillip Bayless ...
Back-up Singer #4
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Captain Ming
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Baba Ram
Romy Windsor ...
Miss Robertson
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Brothers Johnny, an adolescent surf talent, and Adam, a preadolescent video-game addict, grow up care-free in California as adopted sons of Marines veteran Mac, inseparable friends of wacky local lout Iggy. Colonel Chi's military reign of terror culminates in their tiny birth-land, island state Patu San, off the Viet Nam coast. Former royal guards officer Zatch comes to summon the brothers to return and restore the pacific monarchy, because they are the sons of the murdered king, whom Mac took in exile for safety. They are joined on the adventurous journey by a bored Californian police detective whose attention was drawn by the ninja team that failed, thanks to Zatch, to murder the brothers in Mac's home. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for comic martial arts action and some mild language | See all certifications »

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20 August 1993 (USA)  »

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$4,916,135 (USA)
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The portable video game system Adam plays throughout the movie is the Sega Game Gear, a handheld version of the Sega Master System. It was Sega's answer to the Nintendo Game Boy, which came out a year earlier. See more »

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Adam is playing the "Surf Ninjas" game on game gear but when they show the game gear, sometimes no game is in it or "Columns" another game is visible in the cartridge slot. See more »

Quotes

Johnny: [Johnny and Adam are about to surf the waves] Wooo, the waves our pumpin...
Iggy: Go.
Johnny: What, you're not coming with us?
Iggy: I'll be there in a minute, I just gotta wax the old "Man to wave friction reducing vehicle".
[Johnny and Adam stare at him with pause]
Iggy: ... Surfboard!
Johnny: Oh, so we'll see you after, Right?
Iggy: Sure, gotta put some wax on so I dont slip off, need a lotta wax.
Johnny: [Afterwards] Whoa, I think I fully dinged my board on a rock or somethin...
[Iggy starts walking towards the water]
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Best Movie Ever!
16 July 2003 | by (Torrance, California) – See all my reviews

Okay everybody, now I know you might be saying to yourselves, "This guy is stupid, and needs to be shot very quickly, or his rare strain of stupidness might spread!" And you are entitles to your oppinion, but this time, I think you all are mistaken when you say that Surf Ninjas is a bad movie. It may not have done well at the theatres... or anywhere else for that matter, but if you were a kid, and you didn't watch Surf Ninjas hundreds of times in a row, I don't think your life is really complete. I mean, sure this movie may not have the best plot, or characters, or Ninjas, but if you are the type of person who can love and appreciate this type of movie, then you know that it was probably never meant to have those things. This movie is fun to watch because of the cheezy action sequences and the bad jokes. So maybe it isn't the "Best Movie Ever!" as I stated in my title, but it sure was good enough for me to buy it on DVD. All of you who think that it's not worth it to see his movie anywhere, let alone buy it, are all wrong. You really should do one of those things. Anyway, I'm kind of rabbling on with this, because it is pretty late. Soooooo....yeah. Watch this movie!


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