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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)

R | | Action, Drama | 8 March 1991 (USA)
The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe Armstrong
... Sean Davidson
... Mulgrew
Dwayne Alexandre ... Brackston
... Dr. Tamba
... Sarah
Frantz Dobrowsky ... O'Reilly (as Franz Dobrowsky)
Ron Smerczak ... Maksood
Kely McClung ... Super Ninja / Delta Force Team
Jody Abrahams ... Pango
Anthony Fridjhon ... Freddie / Treddle (as Anthony Fridjohn)
David Sherwood ... Gavin
Sean Kelly ... Norris
Jamie Bartlett ... Segal
... Delta Force Team
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CIA agent Sean Davidson and his sidekick Carl are sent into the stronghold of sadistic British ex-soldier Mulgrew to rescue some Delta Force commandoes who have been captured and tortured. When Sean, Carl and pretty doctor Sarah run into some problems, Peace Corps vet Joe Armstrong is lured out of retirement to stop Mulgrew's plan to explode a nuclear device in New York City. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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8 March 1991 (USA)  »

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El guerrero americano 4  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$277,462, 10 March 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$358,047
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Kely McClung, who plays the masked lead antagonist SuperNinja, also cameos as the first member of the Delta force to be killed by the ninjas in the opening scene. See more »

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In the opening scene, right after the commando shoots the two ninjas with the bows and arrows, the shadow of the camera is clearly visible on the ground, in the left-hand corner of the screen, right behind the running commando. See more »

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Mulgrew: Do not kill them... They shall give far more pleasure to Allah and myself - alive.
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The Return of Dudikoff
1 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

After the abysmal American Ninja 3, it seemed all hope was lost for fans of low-budget martial arts movies starring white guys. But like a phoenix rising from the ashes, this film would see the return of the one and ONLY American Ninja: Michael Dudikoff. Unfortunately, he doesn't return until about halfway through it. Still, it's Dudikoff's last hurrah as Joe Armstrong so it's worth seeing for that alone. Steve James is absent, which is unfortunate. The movie doesn't have the same feel as the first two. But that was generally true of most Cannon films of the time. The heyday of Golan/Globus was gone and Cannon by 1990 was just another cheap production company. Is this movie worth checking out for anybody who isn't an American Ninja or Dudikoff completist? Probably not.


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