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The Last Ninja (1983)

A story of an art dealer who, leads a double life as a martial arts warrior.

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William A. Graham

Writer:

Ed Spielman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Beck ... Kenjiro Sakura
Nancy Kwan ... Noriko Sakura
John McMartin ... Mr. Cosmo
Mako ... Aitaro Sakura
Richard Lynch ... Dr. Gustav Norden
John Larroquette ... Army Officer
Irene Tedrow ... Dr. Sanford
Carmen Argenziano ... Rooney
Kevin Brando Kevin Brando ... Young Kenjiro
Robin Gammell ... Dr. McAllister
Shizuko Hoshi Shizuko Hoshi ... Miyako Sakura
Robert Kim Robert Kim ... Sasaki
Christopher Maher Christopher Maher ... Amin
Rob Narita ... Akira Sakura
Ivan Saric Ivan Saric ... Aziz
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Storyline

A successful art dealer is sought out by law enforcement after terrorists take some scientists hostage. Finding no possible solution, a law enforcement agent approaches the dealer (Beck). Mr. Cosmo, the agent believes the dealer to be linked to the ninja responsible for tracking down criminals and serving them justice. Mr. Cosmo hopes that the ninja's seemingly supernatural skills will remedy this impossible hostage situation. Written by John Rajendra

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Último Ninja See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Excepting Enter the Dragon, this film by far is the best.
6 May 2004 | by david-1122See all my reviews

I have seen this film, which I recorded on vcr some 18 years ago, about 10 times and each time I watch it is like watching a new film. This film is not boring but keeps you glued to the screen and with the exception of Enter the Dragon, this film by far is the best of the others. A great pity that it is not available either on video or dvd and somebody should put together a petition to the studio/distributors which all and sundry could sign on the internet, to put this film on dvd. Michael Beck and Nancy Kwan are well suited to their roles as is Mako who is the guiding hand moulding his adopted son to become "the last ninja".The martial art fight scenes are quite impressive and I would recomend this film to viewers of all ages.


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