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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)

R | | Action, Drama | 1 May 1987 (USA)
On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sgt. Joe Armstrong
... Sgt. Curtis Jackson
... Sgt. Charlie McDonald
... Leo 'The Lion' Burke
... Capt. 'Wild Bill' Woodward (as Jeff Weston)
Michelle Botes ... Alicia Sanborn
... Tojo Ken
Len Sparrowhawk ... Pat McCarthy
... Tommy Taylor
Bill Curry ... Inspector Singh
Dennis Folbigge ... Sir Cloudsly Smith
Elmo Fillis ... Toto
Ralph Draper ... Prof. Sanborne
John Pasternack ... Vesuvius (as John Pasternak)
Gary Ford ... Ambassador Scruggs
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Storyline

On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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American Ninja 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,039,301, 3 May 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,000,000
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Trivia

The last movie Michael Dudikoff made with Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, but not the last one he made with Cannon. That was Chain of Command (1994). See more »

Goofs

At one point Joe and Curtis are wearing the US Army Class A service uniform. They wear identical ribbons, and both of them wear their ribbons in the incorrect order. The correct order would be the Army Achievement Medal by itself, centered on the second row, with the bottom row consisting of the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the US Army Overseas Service Ribbon, left to right (as you face it) in that order. See more »

Quotes

Wild Bill Woodward: This is really beginning to get on my tits!
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Slippin' Sands
Written and Performed by Michael Bishop
Produced by Barry Rudolph
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Classic Bad Ninja Flick
15 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yeah if your a true movie fan and like only fine cinema it does suck but if you love bad action movies for the sheer comedic value this is it. This is by far the best AN movie in this god awful series. You get some classic one liners out of Steve James (who is the real star of this movie), The Dude (Mikael Dudikoff) kicking people half way across the screen. What makes this movie is the bar room scene nearing the end of the film, this is where James shines he combines a bad-a$$ fighting technique and great one liners at the same time. Granted he was fighting petty thugs but its a gem. If your planning a bad movie night i do suggest getting this.


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