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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)

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The turtles find themselves transported back in time to ancient Japan.

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The four turtles travel back in time to the days of the legendary and deadly samurai in ancient Japan, where they train to perfect the art of becoming one. The turtles also assist a small village in an uprising. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for swashbuckling violence and mild language | See all certifications »

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Sacred Scroll of Death  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

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£523,324 (UK) (13 August 1993)
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Trivia

At the time this movie was released, Golden Harvest thought the franchise had reached the end of its movie career and went forward with the project with low expectations, little fanfare, and a modest budget of 17 million. See more »

Goofs

Walker never grabs the scepter after he rescues his bird, a sack just appears over his shoulder holding it. See more »

Quotes

Casey Jones: Hey, guys! So, when do we get together and bust some skulls?
Leonardo: Hang on, Casey, you're not gonna be doing any head breaking this time, pal, sorry.
Casey Jones: What was that? You wanna run that by me again?
Raphael: We need someone to remain here to make sure the time bandit here doesn't get out of hand.
Casey Jones: Gotcha.
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Soundtracks

Rockin' Over The Beat
Performed by Technotronic featuring Manuela Kamosi (as Ya Kid K)
Written by Manuela Kamosi (as Manuella Kamosi) and Jo Bogaert
Published by BMC Publishing and Bogam Publishing
Administered by Colgems - EMI Music Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of SBK Records / EMI Records Group North America
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Worth a see with fun, puns and a happy ending.
5 April 1999 | by (> Colorado) – See all my reviews

All in all, this is a fun movie. After the first two TMNT movies, this one breaks with the Shredder theme (fortunately as Shredder seemed about as hard to kill as the first Terminator) and takes the brothers back in time. Warring families in feudal Japan provide the backdrop for teenage Turtle-jinx while Elias Koteas (Casey Jones) displays an enlightening dual role capability. The costumes look more comfortable at the expense of realistic but otherwise, the puns - I mean fun - keeps flowing. If you enjoyed the first two then see this one.


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