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3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995)

 -  Comedy | Action | Family  -  7 April 1995 (USA)
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In this movie Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and ... See full summary »

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In this movie Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic landfill that is destroying the Indian community. However the town is owned by the rich man and he controls the police and even the mayor. They must fight a motorcycle gang and renegade cowboys in this non-stop ninja adventure. Written by David <David182@ix.netcom>

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Knuckling Up for their Biggest Adventure Yet! See more »

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Comedy | Action | Family

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Rated PG-13 for non-stop ninja action | See all certifications »

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7 April 1995 (USA)  »

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3 Ninjas Fight & Fury  »

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$407,618 (USA)
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Trivia

Out of the entire 3 Ninjas trilogy, this is the only film which doesn't feature the boys' parents Sam and Jessica Douglas. See more »

Goofs

When Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum are spying on the meeting between Jack and the mayor, the two men agree that the hearing will be held on the following day. That night, the three boys and Jo rescue Jo's father. The next morning, the boys are exhausted and Tum Tum falls asleep leaning against the refrigerator. That night, they attend the Native American ceremony and Grandpa helps them fight off J.J. and his men. The next morning is the hearing. This means that the hearing actually started two days after the meeting. See more »

Quotes

Tum Tum: I dont wanna die! I never even hit puberty yet!
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Crazy Credits

At the End of the Movie, In the Credits, Max Elliott Slade's middle name is spelled wrong (Elliot) instead of Elliott with two t's See more »

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Followed by 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998) See more »

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Part Crouching Tiger, Part Surf Ninjas, this rollercoaster ride gets Three Knuckles up!
7 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

One would think that after the previous two adrenaline-soaked installments in this series that the franchise would run out of steam, but instead of moving forward at the breakneck speed one would expect, instead it slows down and looks inward, finding fertile new ground to explore. One such example is when the boys first meet their native american uncle, and are illuminated to the ecological problems in our consumer specific culture. Not since "Fire Down Below", has their plight been so real that you cannot ignore it, and must hold yourself to blame. Another prime example is when Tum Tum runs afoul of the Yakuza, and his brothers steadfast protection of him in the face of danger. A bold, artistic statement, Three Ninjas Knuckle Up gives up the way of punches and kicks, and chooses the love of family over blitzkreig martial arts shenanigans in what is the most refreshing film of the year, and a prime candidate for film preservation. (All things said, I must admit that my review may be a little biased, being that I played "Ninja who gets hit in the crotch #3", so I hope you'll bear with me)


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