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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 17 January 1997 (USA)
A man tries to rescue a woman with a little help from his half brother.

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Cast

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Allison Page / Sally Jones
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Gobei
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Martin Tanley
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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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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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ninja | ship wreck | murder | japan | slow | See All (103) »

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Genres:

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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Trivia

Christian Bale has stated on multiple occasions that this is his favourite film. See more »

Goofs

When Haru climbs into the forklift, he hits a lever that makes the lift rise up, but in the next shot, it is at its original position. See more »

Quotes

Haru: The blackness of my belt is like the inside of a coffin on a moonless night.
Joey: That's pretty black, Man.
Haru: 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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Connections

Featured in 1997 MTV Movie Awards (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

One Way or Another
Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison
Performed by Blondie
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, a division of EMI
under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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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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