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An unlikely man raised by ninjas, goes against a counterfeiter with the help of the criminal's girlfriend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Allison Page / Sally Jones
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Gobei
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Martin Tanley
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Keith Cooke ...
Nobu (as Keith Cooke Hirabayashi)
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Joey
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Izumo
Dale Ishimoto ...
Old Japanese Man
Daming Chen ...
Head Kobudosai
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Mr. Ozaru
Curtis Blanck ...
Billy
Tom Bailey ...
Billy's Dad
Jason Tobin ...
Busboy (as Jason J. Tobin)
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Driver
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Storyline

Following a ship wreck, a baby is rescued by a clan of Ninja warriors and raised by them as one of their own. But Haru, as he is called, never quite fits in, nor does he manage to make a worthy Ninja. However, the good-natured and persevering Haru, in his own bumbling way, and with some help from Gobei, manages to prove himself to be a winner in the end. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sex related humor, martial arts violence and a humerous drug related scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 January 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le ninja de Beverly Hills  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$18,967,251 (USA) (24 January 1997)

Gross:

$31,235,710 (USA) (13 June 1997)
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Trivia

The film has multiple connections to the Mortal Kombat films: -Robin Shou, who plays Gobei in this film, portrayed Liu Kang in the first Mortal Kombat film and would later reprise this role in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. -Keith Cooke, who plays Nobu in this film, portrayed Reptile in the first Mortal Kombat film and would later play Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. -Both Beverly Hills Ninja and the Mortal Kombat films feature music composed by George S. Clinton. -Even the trailer for Beverly Hills Ninja features a voiceover tagline of "they put the Mortal back in Kombat". See more »

Goofs

When Haru first arrives at the hotel in his car, the crew is reflected in the side of the car. See more »

Quotes

Haru: Hey, you hear the one about the lady who backed into a fan? It was a disaster. "Dis-assed" her.
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Low Rider
Written by Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson),
Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller (as Charles W. Miller), Lee Oskar,
, Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott) and Jerry Goldstein
Performed by War
Courtesy of Avenue Records
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One of the funniest movies ever!
16 April 2003 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

Relax! Laugh your butt off!!! It's Chris Farley!!!!! Reading through other comments posted here, I notice that people are using five or six big paragraphs to review this. There's really not enough about this movie to be spending so much time reviewing it. Don't see this movie hoping for a great story or accurate ninja fighting action, or compelling drama like some of the commentors here seem dissapointed with. Take the stick out yer bum and relax. Just enjoy Chris Farley at his best. Few movies have ever made me laugh harder. I'm not an aged 8-14 male.


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