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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  17 January 1997 (USA)
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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
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Busboy (as Jason J. Tobin)
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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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ninja | ship wreck | murder | japan | slow | See All (103) »

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Master of disaster. See more »

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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1.37 : 1
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Christian Bale has stated on multiple occasions that this is his favorite film. See more »

Goofs

When the Chrysler LeBaron goes through the car wash, the car that comes out is different to the one that went in. See more »

Quotes

Sensei: You must stop comparing yourself to Gobei!
Haru: But why, master? He is the best ninja.
Sensei: We would all be fortunate to have a heart as big as yours, Haru.
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Kung Fu Fighting
Written by Carl Douglas
Performed by Carl Douglas
Courtesy of Schacht Musik
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Brilliant!
22 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Farley could be funny when he tried to be. His stupid fat guy act sometimes was hard to swallow, but usually was great! This has to be Farleys best film to date, where he plays a 'ninja' out to save a pretty girl from her bad husband! Farley is hilarious in this movie, it never lets up, and it is sad farley passed away - all that great talent gone for good. This film should have had sequals, a real shame....


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