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American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)

Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no ... See full summary »

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Cedric Sundstrom

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Avi Kleinberger (characters), Gideon Amir (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ... Sean Davidson - 'The American Ninja'
Steve James ... Curtis Jackson
Marjoe Gortner ... The Cobra
Michele B. Chan ... Chan Lee (as Michele Chan)
Yehuda Efroni ... Gen. Andreas
Calvin Jung Calvin Jung ... Izumo
Adrienne Pierce Adrienne Pierce ... Minister's Secretary (as Adrienne Pearce)
Evan J. Klisser Evan J. Klisser ... Dexter (as Ivan J. Klisser)
Grant Preston Grant Preston ... Minister of Interior
Mike Huff Mike Huff ... Dr. Holger
Alan Swerdlow Alan Swerdlow ... Police Captain
Thapelo Mofokeng Thapelo Mofokeng ... Police Sergeant
Eckard Rabe Eckard Rabe ... Sean's Father
Stephen Webber Stephen Webber ... Young Sean
Kevin Friedlander Kevin Friedlander ... Martial Artist
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Storyline

Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ninjas. Written by Albert valentin <alby03@yahoo.com>

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Now his most deadly enemy ... is time. See more »

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Action | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Ninja 3 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$222,252, 26 February 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$902,152
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Color:

Color (Rankcolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The role of David Bradley's character was originally offered to Kurt McKinney, who turned it down for fear of being typecast as a martial-arts actor. See more »

Goofs

General Andreas is obviously dubbed by another actor, and there is glaring lip-flap between his mouth and the voice dubbing him when he speaks. See more »

Quotes

Curtis Jackson: It's time for action. Let's go!
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Followed by American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990) See more »

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The Cobra Strikes
Written by George S. Clinton
Performed by George S. Clinton and Lisa Kauppi
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Different star, same old action!
1 September 2005 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

This sequel is slightly different from the other two movies. The star in this movie is David Bradley. What happened to Michael Dudikoff? Well that's not the problem there. The only person I know is Steve James; Curtis "Powerhouse" Jackson. Everyone including the young fighter who has some fire in him. I liked it when he deflects the ninja's action with an oar, and decks him with a crescent kick. Jackson grabs one of the ninjas and drops him on his knee and delivers an elbow strike to the chest. Kind of like a power-breaking feat. Sean(Bradley) was drugged at one point, and the lady ninja, teaches him mind of matter, which he uses at the end. The bad parts are which the ninja and the young guy was killed, the kid tried to catch the arrows, a little too late. The bright spots is when Jackson had the dual-bladed sword and slices one ninja, and orders him to "DIE!" on Jackson command. It was Steve James last AN movie, at least he'll be remembered as Curtis "Powerhouse" Jackson. RIP Steve James, you're the man!


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