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3 Ninjas (1992)

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Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Kenny Kim (story), Edward Emanuel (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Wong ... Grandpa
Michael Treanor Michael Treanor ... Rocky
Max Elliott Slade ... Colt
Chad Power Chad Power ... Tum Tum
Rand Kingsley ... Snyder
Alan McRae ... Sam Douglas
Margarita Franco ... Jessica Douglas
Kate Sargeant Kate Sargeant ... Emily
Joel Swetow ... Brown
Professor Toru Tanaka ... Rushmore (as Toru Tanaka)
Patrick Labyorteaux ... Fester
Race Nelson Race Nelson ... Marcus
D.J. Harder D.J. Harder ... Hammer
Baha Jackson ... Bully
Scott Caudill Scott Caudill ... Bully
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Storyline

Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques. After an organized crime ring proves to be too much for the F.B.I., it's time for the three ninja brothers! Using their martial artistry, they team up to battle the crime ring and outwit some very persistent kidnappers! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Comin' at you! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for martial arts action, mild language, and theme | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ninja Kids See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,888,920, 9 August 1992, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,000,301
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut) | (web)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Hammer wears a Metallica shirt and puts up stickers of the different Metallica albums in the phone booth. See more »

Goofs

When Snyder is escaping in his helicopter, Sam Douglas fires nine shots at him from a six-cylinder revolver. See more »

Quotes

Fester: [aiming gun at clerk] Open up the cash register. That's right, dude, us three bone heads are sticking you up. Open up that register before I have to get nasty.
[Pager goes off]
Fester: Excuse me, sir, could I please use your telephone?
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Alternate Versions

The German version (3 Ninja Kids) includes an animated opening, then cutting to the narration from the boys, except there's no credits in the narration. See more »

Connections

Followed by 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Kid Power
Written by Richard Marvin (as Rick Marvin) & Will Roc (as William Griffin)
Performed by Will Roc
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It doesn't stink, for a kid film
21 August 2003 | by static_in_the_skySee all my reviews

Somebody posted complaining about how three kids cannot beat up 30 or 40 bad men. Well if you were a kid, you'd adore this film. I first saw this film when I was I believe five years old. I grew up watching the movies along with the rest of the series: 3 NINJAS KICK BACK and 3 NINJAS KNUCKLE UP. I'm not trying to sound cheesy or anything. I rather watch the series than watching Teenage Ninja Turtles. I think every generation of young kids would have liked 3 Ninjas if they are really interest in Martial Arts. Sure, the film will probably fade away from our interests as we grow up. But in my own opinion and my experiences, I think 3 Ninjas was one of the excellent film of early 1990s that young viewers would enjoy. Now I'm a teenager and I laugh at the thoughts of how obessed I was with 3 Ninjas but that doesn't mean I shouldn't destroy it existence.


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