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Enter the Ninja (1981)

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After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also ... See full summary »

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Menahem Golan

Writers:

Dick Desmond (screen story), Dick Desmond (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franco Nero ... Cole
Susan George ... Mary Ann
Shô Kosugi ... Hasegawa
Christopher George ... Venarius
Alex Courtney ... Frank
Will Hare ... Dollars
Zachi Noy ... The Hook
Constantine Gregory ... Mr. Parker (as Constantin de Goguel)
Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto ... Komori
Joonee Gamboa ... Mr. Mesuda
Leo Martinez ... Pee Wee
Ken Metcalfe ... Elliot
Subas Herrero ... Alberto
Alan Amiel Alan Amiel ... Maroon Ninja
Douglas Ivan Douglas Ivan ... Maroon Ninja (as Doug Ivan)
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Storyline

After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also fight his rival. Written by Michael Pilkington <mjpilkington@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Ninjitsu, the darkest and deadliest of all the Martial Arts. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ninja I See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(uncut) | (edited for TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When this film was being developed and made, the novel "The Ninja" by Eric Van Lustbader had been published in April 1980 and had become quite popular. This movie is not an adaptation of that book which to date [December 2012] has never been filmed. See more »

Goofs

During the opening scenes, the white ninja fights two red ninjas then engages a third red ninja by impaling the red ninja's hand to a tree with a throwing knife then "killing" him with a shuriken to the forehead. If you look closely, the white ninja's swords have mysteriously disappeared from his back and waist sash. See more »

Quotes

Cole: I'll be back.
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Referenced in Nærkontakt: Kabul, Oslo (2013) See more »

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great!!
6 November 2001 | by tnman26See all my reviews

Lets see what can i say about this one....when i saw it for the first time especially the first 15 minutes during the first action sequence of the ninja test...with the white ninja against all the rest, I wanted to go to japan and be a ninja my self..great action movie..


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