Three martial-arts students search for the Golden Ninja Warrior, a statue reputed to have magic powers.



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Complete credited cast:
Richard Harrison ...
Ninja master Harry
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Tiger (as Wong Cheng Lee)
Jonathan Wattis
Maria Francesca
Phillip Ko ...
(as Philip Ko)
James Chan
Jack Lam ...
Jaguar Wong
Simon Kim
Tae-joon Lee ...
(as Henry Lee)
Keith Mak
Nancy Chan
Gerald Kim
Eric Leung
Andrew Lee


Three martial-arts students search for the Golden Ninja Warrior, a statue reputed to have magic powers.

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January 1986 (West Germany)  »

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Michiko: Ikaza, I don't know what, I don't know what we're going to do without Tamashi. It, it... it just doesn't seem fair! Why did god do this to us?
Ikaza: Hey... Michiko my sister, don't worry. We'll always remember Tamashi, as the wonderful person, and brother that he was to us. May god rest his soul. But Michiko I'm bothered, bothered by his death. It seems so strange. This whole thing, is damn suspicious. Michiko, do you think our brother was hiding something, something illegal that we didn't know about...
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Ultimate Final Ninja Power Supremacy Champion Super Film
19 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If anybody has sat down to watch a decent Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee film and thought to themselves 'Hold on, you know what would make this better? Really bad ninja fighting that has little to do with the actual story, a story that makes absolutely no sense, and some of the most random quirkiness ever witnessed on screen, that'd make a GREAT film!' Then Ninja Terminator may be the film for them.

However, if they added to that 'Also, I'd like to see a love scene set to Pink Floyd's Echoes, twice, and perhaps a guy in a blonde wig for no reason at all'. Then 1) Ninja Terminator IS for them and 2) They have uncanny and ultra-specific pre-cognitive powers.

Ninja Terminator takes the whole 'so bad it's good' movie ethos to stratospheric levels, even beyond movies like Troll 2. What works here is the movie that Godfrey Ho is tacking his usual ninja battles onto is just about as crazy as the ninja battles themselves. I swear, there must be a kung fu fight every five minutes or so, each of them getting increasingly stranger until the penultimate fight on the beach (followed only, of course, by the bizarre ninja showdown).

Without going into specifics and spoiling things, I'll make a vague-ish list of what's nuts about this film: 1) Pink Floyd and Tangerine Dream on the soundtrack. 2)Split second ninja costume changes 3) Weird use of children's toys 4) Crabs 5) Pawning jackets 6) Random jacket changes 7) Feet that dig sand 8) Dramatic wig removal 9) etc etc...

I've watched a few of these ninja films so far, and it's by far the greatest one I've seen.

By the way, if you like actual good films, just reverse everything I've said and take it as a warning.

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