Best Ninja Movies

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1. Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)

95 min | Action, Comedy

Two rival warriors, a Japanese and a Chinese, are forced to work together after their master has been killed by a mighty enemy.

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Conan Lee, Jang-Lee Hwang, Kaname Tsushima

Votes: 1,859

2. Ninja (2009)

R | 86 min | Action, Thriller

A westerner named Casey, studying Ninjutsu in Japan, is asked by the Sensei to return to New York to protect the legendary Yoroi Bitsu, an armored chest that contains the weapons of the last Koga Ninja.

Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Scott Adkins, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Mika Hijii, Todd Jensen

Votes: 12,854

3. War (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

36 Metascore

An FBI Agent seeks vengeance on a mysterious assassin known as "Rogue" who murdered his partner.

Director: Philip G. Atwell | Stars: Jet Li, Jason Statham, Nadine Velazquez, John Lone

Votes: 88,682 | Gross: $22.49M

4. Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that ... See full summary »

Director: Norifumi Suzuki | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Etsuko Shihomi, Yuki Ninagawa

Votes: 704

5. Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

Ninjitsu master Casey is back and out for revenge when his pregnant wife is murdered.

Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Scott Adkins, Kane Kosugi, Mika Hijii, Markus Waldow

Votes: 11,981

6. Enter the Ninja (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

35 Metascore

After passing a ninja master test in Japan, Cole visits a war buddy in the Philippines. He helps him fight men, who want his buddy's plantation.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Franco Nero, Susan George, Shô Kosugi, Christopher George

Votes: 4,612

7. Rage of Ninja (1988)

Action

The bizarre story centers around an evil ninja (played by Cornish born actor Mike Abbott) trying to get his hands on a manual that will make him 'The Ultimate Ninja'. It's kill or be killed in this brilliant Ninja fest.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Marko Ritchie, Mike Abbott, Morna Lee, Peter Cressall

Votes: 92

8. You Only Live Twice (1967)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

61 Metascore

Secret Agent James Bond and the Japanese Secret Service must find and stop the true culprit of a series of space hijackings, before war is provoked between Russia and the United States.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 103,022 | Gross: $43.08M

9. The Super Ninja (1984)

89 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

John is a NYPD maverick who's also a ninja and has black partner Spencer. He soon unravels an international conspiracy that revolves around his girlfriend Nancy and her scientist father, who's created a secret formula.

Director: Kuo-Ren Wu | Stars: Alexander Rei Lo, Eugene Thomas, Mei Lo, Yi-Tao Chang

Votes: 507

10. Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

Star-crossed lovers must fight on opposing sides in a battle that will determine the next Shogun.

Director: Ten Shimoyama | Stars: Yukie Nakama, Joe Odagiri, Tomoka Kurotani, Erika Sawajiri

Votes: 12,468

11. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,360,617 | Gross: $206.85M

12. The Hunted (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An American businessman visiting Nagoya, Japan, meets a woman in a hotel bar. Returning to her room, 3 ninjas kill her and wound him, but he sees the ninja boss' face. Now, he's the prime target of a dangerous ninja cult.

Director: J.F. Lawton | Stars: Christopher Lambert, John Lone, Joan Chen, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 5,059 | Gross: $6.61M

13. Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

32 Metascore

After ninjas killed his family, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When his friend betrays him, Cho must prepare for the ultimate battle.

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Shô Kosugi, Keith Vitali, Virgil Frye, Arthur Roberts

Votes: 4,822 | Gross: $10.33M

15. Ninja III: The Domination (1984)

R | 92 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

25 Metascore

An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body.

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Shô Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett, David Chung

Votes: 4,453 | Gross: $7.61M

16. Super Ninja Doll (2007 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A comic book loving college coed is transformed into a superhero and attempts to thwart an alien invasion.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Christine Nguyen, Nicole Sheridan, Beverly Lynne, Voodoo

Votes: 169

17. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

41 Metascore

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, Lee Byung-hun

Votes: 177,694 | Gross: $122.52M

18. The Wolverine (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi

61 Metascore

Wolverine comes to Japan to meet an old friend whose life he saved years ago, and gets embroiled in a conspiracy involving yakuza and mutants.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

Votes: 443,827 | Gross: $132.56M

19. Ninja Terminator (1986)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure

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

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, Jang-Lee Hwang, Jonathan Wattis, Maria Francesca

Votes: 1,198

20. Golden Ninja Warrior (1986)

85 min | Action

Two ninjas, Michael and Sherri are on two seperate missions but always team up to find the same Ninja attacking them. Sheeri is out to find her father's murderer and Michael must protect ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Lai, Godfrey Ho | Stars: Donald Owen, Huei-Chie Yang, Ming Tien, Morna Lee

Votes: 331

21. Ninja Operation 7: Royal Warriors (1988)

90 min | Action, Adventure

When the Purple Ninja Empire get their hands on a lost treasure map, the race is on to find the legendary Burmese treasure.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, Mike Abbott, Stefan Bernhardt, Phil Parker

Votes: 84

22. Ninja Cheerleaders (2008)

R | 81 min | Action, Comedy

Three college cheerleaders (and after-school go-go dancers) use their martial arts skills to save their Sensei from mafia kidnappers, but must keep their extracurricular activities a secret to realize their Ivy League dreams at Brown.

Director: David Presley | Stars: Trishelle Cannatella, Ginny Weirick, Maitland McConnell, George Takei

Votes: 1,654

23. Ninja Assassin (2009)

R | 99 min | Action, Thriller

34 Metascore

A young ninja turns his back on the orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Rain, Rick Yune, Naomie Harris, Joon Lee

Votes: 70,342 | Gross: $38.11M

24. Ninja: Silent Assassin (1987)

88 min | Action

When police officer Alvin loses both his star witness and his wife to drug kingpin (and ninja assassin) Rudolph, he vows to get revenge. Travelling to Hong Kong, hot on Rudolph's trail, he ... See full summary »

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, Alphonse Beni, Stuart Smith, Grant Temple

Votes: 215

25. Ninja Empire (1990)

78 min | Action

US federal agents call on a group of Ninjas to help them solve the dreadful murders of a bunch of young prostitutes.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Mike Abbott, Marko Ritchie, Marcus Egan, Peter Cressall

Votes: 100

26. The Ninja War of Torakage (2014)

94 min | Action

A former Ninja must outplay his former Mastress and an evil lord to free his family from certain death.

Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura | Stars: Yuria Haga, Tatsuki Ishikawa, Ryohei Kuroyanagi, Ryô Matsuura

Votes: 181

27. Ninja in the Killing Fields (1984 Video)

86 min | Action

The ruthless leader of a Ninja Organization plans to expand his drug dealing operation worldwide and a highly trained agent from America's Anti-Drug Agency is given the suicidal mission of seeking out and destroying him first.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Stuart Smith, Louis Roth, Jane Kingsly, Henry Steele

Votes: 181

28. The Dangerous (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

Brother and sister Ninja warriors get revenge for their sister's death by killing the drug dealers in New Orleans. The police enlist the help of a biker warrior to solve the crime. The head... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Hewitt, David Winters | Stars: Robert Davi, Michael Paré, John Savage, Joel Grey

Votes: 362

29. The Kunoichi: Ninja Girl (2011)

65 min | Action

Rina Takeda plays the role of a female ninja named Kisaragi who attempts to rescue a group of women being held captive to become toys for men. The film is set sometime in the Sengoku period... See full summary »

Director: Seiji Chiba | Stars: Rina Takeda, Mickey Koga, Masanori Mimoto, Yûichi Satô

Votes: 404

30. East Meets West (1995)

Not Rated | 124 min | Western

(Japanese with English subtitles) A disgraced warrior planning the murder of a Japanese diplomat, and a ninja in the employ of a navy official are about to land in San Francisco when a band... See full summary »

Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Christopher Mayer, Hiroyuki Sanada, Scott Bachicha, Tatsuya Nakadai

Votes: 135

31. Irish American Ninja (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Comedy

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!

Director: Bill Sebastian | Stars: Bill Sebastian, James Cable, Luke Anton Wilson, Susan Dean

Votes: 36

32. Ninja Holocaust

100 min | Action | Announced

The evil ninja lord Quan Chi Hooker plans to terminate all living ninjas in the world. In order to do this successfully he must create his very own secret ninja army. When ninjas starts to ... See full summary »

Directors: Lars Gustavsson, Oscar Malm | Stars: Lars Gustavsson, Sebastian Markewall, Oscar Malm, Sara Hyvönen



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