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Irish American Ninja -- Irish American, George McGoogle, wants nothing more than to grow up and become a ninja. In traveling to Japan to fulfill his dream, he finds his long lost brother, Gertrude, and the secrets behind his father's death. Now a broken man, he returns to America, where he is met by a low-budget documentary crew intent on uncovering his secrets.

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16 August 2005 (USA) See more »
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The true measure of a man lies not in realizing his destiny, but in having the courage to follow it... even if it means killing your long lost brother.
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George McGoogle is a ninja, and a damn good one at that! Follow his adventures as he battles evil ninjas, searches for his long lost brother, and tries to save the alternateens! Featuring lots of kicking! Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Bill Sebastian ... George Mcgoogle

James Cable ... Gertrude McGoogle
Luke Anton Wilson ... Black Ninja Master

Susan Dean ... Dana
Robin Attaway ... George's Mother
Patrick Platner ... Uncle Leo
Kevin Miller ... Young George
Mitchell Self ... George's Agent

Lin Oeding ... Bad Guy Under Bridge
Rebecca Graham ... George's Teacher

Phil Harrington ... Old Man
Sue Shelley ... Old Woman
Scott Arnauld ... Jean-Luc Van Deussen
Antonio L. Dixon ... FBI Chief
Dianne Sebastian ... Gertrude's Teacher
Christina Sebastian ... Gertrude's Cousin
Shannon Woodard ... Principal
Richard Gibbe ... Director of FBI Ninja
James Southichack ... Alternateen

Clay Cross ... Casting Director
Toby Halbrooks ... Evil Doctor
Alex Daboub ... Evil Doctor
Colleen Power ... Old Lady
Daniel Jacob ... Ninja
Michael Sands ... Book Guy

James McDonald ... Irish Football Hooligan
Greg Smith ... Bully
Daisuke Marata ... Happy Brother 1 and 2
Brian Buczynski ... Johnson 1
Mark Crawford ... Johnson 2
Gabe Sneller ... Punk
Avram Dodson ... Toris Dicktendon
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Cable
Gary Head
Frank Mastrangelo

Allen McCormick

Craig Taylor ... Hayseed
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Directed by
Bill Sebastian 
 
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Bill Sebastian 

Produced by
Bill Sebastian .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ben Curtis 
Tim Gilpin 
Frank Mastrangelo 
Wally Pleasant 
Josh Pyle 
 
Cinematography by
Scott Arnauld 
Bill Sebastian 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Sebastian 
 
Stunts
Lin Oeding .... stunt coordinator
Shannon Woodard .... stunt performer
 

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USA:90 min | USA:74 min (DVD version)
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
"The funniest ninja movie since... ever?", 24 May 2006
Author: ryanpanties from United States

Personally, I thought this film was brilliant. Now granted, I live in Dallas (where it was filmed), and I have a tendency to love bad films to begin with, but...

The movie is done in a mockumentary style, interviewing George McGoogle about his life in E-Hollywood Story type fashion. We follow him as he recaps (and enacts) his adventures, trials, tribulations, and film career. As the DVD cover tells us "There's a lot of kicking in this movie!" It also features hit music by Wally Pleasant, who I have never heard of outside of the context of this film.

Two recommendations when you do decide to watch the film: -don't cut it off before the credits are over, it's worth it to wait -watch it with the commentary, it's tortuously entertaining

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