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Ninja Academy (1989)

"Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.

Director:

Nico Mastorakis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Egan Will Egan ... Josh
Gerald Okamura ... Chiba
Kelly Randall Kelly Randall ... Gayle
Michael David Michael David ... Philip
Jeff Robinson Jeff Robinson ... The Mime
Kathleen Stevens Kathleen Stevens ... Suzy
Lisa Montgomery Lisa Montgomery ... Lynn
Robert Factor ... George
Seth Foster Seth Foster ... Adleman
Jack Freiberger Jack Freiberger ... Claude
Art Camacho ... Gonzales
Al Lampkin Al Lampkin ... Mr. Keegan
Michael Morano Michael Morano ... Taxi Driver (as Michael Moreno)
Deena Driskill Deena Driskill ... Phillip's Girl
Orly Benyar Orly Benyar ... Phillip's Girl
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Storyline

"Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.

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Where fools dare. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1991 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Academia de Ninjas See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nico Mastorakis never intended to actually direct the film, but on the second day of shooting after seeing that some of the dallies turned out to not be so great, Mastorakis fired the original director and took over as director. See more »

Quotes

Claude: I could never be a nudist. I always spill coffee on my lap.
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Crazy Credits

Clear Tape....S. Cotch Tape See more »

Connections

References Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Something's Happninja
Composed by Pete Sivo and Tom Marolda
Produced and Performed by Tom Marolda
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This movie is so bad it's good.
21 January 2006 | by AphostileSee all my reviews

God bless Nico is what I say. This is B-movie perfection. Stereotypes are twisted and turned every which way possible. The film is so light hearted and mad-cap that you can't help but laugh your way through.

The greatest thing about this movie is that it gleefully breaks all the rules and mocks the martial arts movie genre soundly, while not completely disrespecting it.

The level of absurdity could not be raised much higher than it was raised here in Ninja Academy. You either love it or hate it I suppose. If you like B-movies then you'll adore it. Otherwise, your taste is too refined and elite for me.


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