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Tongan Ninja (2002)

The Tongan Ninja is sent by his master, to the island of New Zealand to help a floundering Chinese restaurant, but the mysterious Mister Big tries to stop the eatery's way by sending numerous villains.

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Linda Tseng ...
Laura Hill ...
Miss Lee (voice)
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David Fane ...
Herman the Henchman
Victor Rodger ...
Mr. Big
Peter Daube ...
Chef Guy
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Bank Manager)
Sean Allan ...
Knife Man
Aaron Cubis ...
Gun Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Grant Clifford ...
Graham the Henchman
Charles Lum ...
Master Magasaki / Uncle Lee
Charley Murphy Samau ...
Tongan Ninja Child
Brett Ormsby ...
Chang the Waiter
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A young child is stranded in Tonga when his plane crashes and his father is eaten by a fish. He trains in a dojo till he becomes the Tongan Ninja. The Tongan Ninja is dispatched to the island nation of New Zealand in order to help a brother of his master with his floundering Chinese restaurant. But the mysterious Mister Big stands in the eatery's way as he sends numerous villains such as Knife Man, Gun Man, and the super-sexy Action Fighter who may know a lot about the hero.

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A film that will touch your heart... after it's finished with your teeth, ribs, spleen and kneecaps. See more »


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Tongan Ninja - La fureur des îles  »

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Majority of the plot is inspired from the film The Way of the Dragon (1972). See more »

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Tongan Ninja: Marvin!
Action Fighter: That name no longer holds any meaning to me. I am now known as... Action Fighter
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Featured in The Official Making of 'Tongan Ninja' (2004) See more »

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How Deep Is Your Love
by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
Published by Gibb Brothers Music
Used With The Permission Of BMG Music Publishing Australia Pty. Limited
Sung by Luma Patea
With Backing Vocals by Samuel Samuel, Richard Samuel, Phill Darkins
Music Arranged, Recorded & Produced by Bruno Barrett-Garnier
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The joy of bad.
1 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

You are pretty sure you are onto a winner when the person at the video store can't help telling you how fantastic a movie is.

Another good sign is when the missus, who generally loathes both chop socky films and goofy brainless humour, is choking for breath halfway through because she is laughing so hard.

As other reviewers have said, see this with a bunch of like-minded friends in a happy mood if you want a joyful evening. The fights! The dialogue! The car chase! The special effects! And make sure you watch the extras on the DVD. Not yer average "Making Of", trailers or TV spots...


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