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

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From all over Southern California, they came...to become Ninjas? See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

During filming, on Mastorakis' first day on the set as director, snow suddenly started falling after he called "Action" and while several of the actors were still in summer clothing, Mastorakis had to wear heated boots and socks to stay warm. See more »

Quotes

Addleman: If you think this is over, you are crazy. I'm tired of this grasshopper-shit anyway.
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Crazy Credits

The Set Crew (All those wonderful, hard-working, behind-the-camera heroes--with the exception of those who were fired in the first three days of production) See more »

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Referenced in Movie Nights: Samurai Cop (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Something's Happninja
Composed by Pete Sivo and Tom Marolda
Produced and Performed by Tom Marolda
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You, little grasshopper, are the wise one!
22 May 2006 | by sethn172See all my reviews

This is such a funny film! I like how this film is full of, as many people refer to it, "camp." (BTW, what the heck does that mean, anyway?) Think of this movie as a spoof to all the awful dubbed Asian martial arts films. Instead of boring stuff, we get fun and funny stuff. Also think of this movie as "Airplane" or "Spaceballs," Orient style! (That's what I would call it) I'm sure if one really liked this film so much, might I recommend to you other movies such as Chris Farley's "Beverly Hills Ninja," or better yet, Hulk (American Tor Johnson) Hogan's "3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain" for good laughter at ninja comedy? Yes, I definitely would! Take that, Mr. Carradine!


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