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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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 »
When Haru is acting as a chef in the restaurant, the stain on the grill changes repeatedly between shots. 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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