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3 Ninjas (1992)

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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 ... See full summary »

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

The much talked about international version of the movie without the cartoon sound effects, unedited scenes and alternate ending is available on Hulu in the United States (2017). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Colt is sitting in is father's study, his mother is seen wearing two different earrings, one is round, the other dangles below her ear. See more »

Quotes

Jessica Douglas: If you think being a Ninja's hard work, try being a mom.
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Alternate Versions

Global Film Enterprises produced the movie and then gave the distribution rights for certain countries (at least USA and UK) to Touchstone/Buena Vista (Disney). They changed the movie by removing the animated opening credits (instead they put opening credits over the very beginning of the movie and removed some dialogue) and by removing the original end (the day after the showdown Rocky fights one of bad guys at school and wins back his girl friend's, Colt's and his own bike). The German rental video and tv broadcasts show the unchanged movie (and there is no sign of a Touchstone logo). Due to the running time difference (US laserdisc 85 min. vs. German TV 93 min.) there may be more scenes removed by Touchstone. 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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This movie is good....a great kids movie
27 March 2005 | by xbowlinangel322xSee all my reviews

OK so i am getting annoyed by all these people bashing this movie....it was made for kids so obviously adults aren't going to love it...DUH!....i mean i watched this movie at least twice a month as a kid and now even though I'm 15 i'll still watch it if its on TV or if i feel like renting it....its a great way to remember what it was lyk being a a little kid....it gets kids imagination working i mean i would spend hours acting out scenes after i saw this movie...and this movie sparked such an interest in martial arts in me that i started taking lessons and now am a brown belt.....its just a fun movie the writer didn't intend it to be a classic but it is anyway to kids and grownups who are kids at heart....think b4 u speak....and don't take everything so seriously....I LOVE COLT!!!!!


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