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3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)

 -  Family | Comedy | Action  -  6 May 1994 (USA)
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During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they ... See full summary »

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Michael 'Tum Tum' Douglas (as Evan Bonifant)
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Storyline

During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient enemy, who has returned to exact revenge. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Colt, Rocky and Tum Tum are back for bigger kicks in an all new adventure

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Family | Comedy | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,784,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Despite being released before 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995), this film was actually shot at a later time. See more »

Goofs

When the fat kid starts to fart when he runs the bases, some of the people in the crowd start to fall over before the fat kid passes. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa: Watch the target grow in front of your eyes. And when it gets as big as a melon, throw!
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Followed by 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995) See more »

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Nan Alhayo (I Know)
Written by Seo Taiji
Performed by Seo Taiji and Boys
Courtesy of Bando Records
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The Single Most Important Work in the History of Man
31 July 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There is so much I could say about this movie. The cinematography, the music, the allegory...bittersweet indeed. The child actors...so young, so full of talent. Tum tum's impassioned cry of "scccraamble!!!" brings tears to my eyes and joy to my soul. There are no words. But maybe there are: Breathtaking. Original. Quality. Innovation. Family. Love. Peace. And violence. But beyond it all, the ultimate moment of this film arrives not near the conclusion, but in the subtle beauty and grace of Nurse Shibuya (played by the irreplaceable Glen Chin, in the finest role of his illustrious career). See here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GusQxS9pRTw

I can say no more without dulling the gleam of this artistic vision.

Fight on, brave ninjas, fight on.


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