In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed... See full summary »
Mitchell A. Lee Yuen,
When a magic scepter accidentally transports April back through time to 17th Century Japan, the boys take-off in hot pursuit, cowabungling their way out of the sewers right into Samurai-O-Rama! Now they must battle the evil Lord Norinaga to reclaim the magic scepter that will bring them back below the subways of New York City. Written by
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At one point in the movie, one of the turtles refer to Walker (Stuart Wilson) as the "Zorro dude". Wilson later starred in The Mask of Zorro (1998) as Zorro's arch-nemesis, Don Rafael Montero. See more »
When the ninja turtles are running across the clay tile roof you can see that the tiles bounce like rubber as they run across them See more »
[gets up and looks around after landing face first in a shallow pond]
Mud wrestling is defintely a spectator sport... Gross.
[picks up his helmet and pours out mud]
[splashes mud at Donatello]
Here! Help me up.
Whoa! Alright, I'm comin'. A little mud, no problem.
[picks up April out of the mud but slips and falls on his back]
This is the worst rescue I've ever had.
Help! I'm a turtle and I can't get up!
[April picks him up from the mud]
We better get out of ...
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STAR RATING:*****Unmissable****Very Good***Okay**You Could Go Out For A Meal Instead*Avoid At All Costs
A magic sceptor transports an ancient warrior from 1603 Japan to present day New York.The heroic foursome in turn learn they must travel back to the warrior's timeframe to battle Lord Norinaga (Sho Shinoba) and his right-hand man Walker (Stuart Wilson) who are enslaving the people.
The only film in the series to be completely absent of Shredder,the desperation begins to seep through at a very early stage.An obviously different,helium voiced actor plays Splinter,whilst we see Raphael adopt a less aggressive nature as events in the film progress.For this,and a fairly engaging script,the film is not a total failure.However,the lack of an engaging story proves to be quite a hindrance.The Turtles were certainly massive in the late 80s and early 90s and in retrospect,you could say good on them for wrangling all they could out of feature film adaptations for the franchise.Lets just say,they were certainly wise to leave it at this.**
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