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
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According to an A&E biography, Chris Farley hated the film upon seeing it for the very first time and told his agent that he never wanted to do such a film again. Farley's stance was justified as it arguably attributed to the exploitation of his manic, physical humor by dumbing it down and playing it out to an almost tiring and foolish degree. See more »
After Haru shoots the spear, the platform he is standing on is pulled into the wall of the room with Alison and the bomb. The bomb falls to the floor, but is shown in the next shot to fall neatly onto the rolling platform. The platform is then shown to be pulled through a window, completely shattering the glass and leaving the surrounding wall intact. However, Haru is later shown to lean on and fall because of a piece of broken wall (which is exactly where the glass was shattered). See more »
The blackness of my belt is like the inside of a coffin on a moonless night.
That's pretty black, Man.
It is a black art, and I, Haru, am the blackest of the black. Or rather the great white black art... Blackest... Master.
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This is my son's favorite movie. Of course he is 10. My husband and I watch it and find it entertaining as well. It is silly and the physical comedy can be over the top, but that is classic Farley. We also like Tommy Boy, another Farley classic, and Dirty Works also with Farley, all though that flick is definitely not appropriate for children. Beverly Hills Ninja, however is appropriate for most children 10 and over. Pretty mild by today's standards.
One of my favorite performances in this movie is the work of supporting actor Robin Shou. He is a great straight man and shows great martial arts skills as well as comedic timing. Chris Rock also has a small roll in this film.
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