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American Ninja 5 (1993)

When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja (David Bradley), attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.

Director:

Bob Bralver (as Bobby Gene Leonard)

Writers:

Greg Latter (story), George Saunders | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ... Joe Kastle
Lee Reyes Lee Reyes ... Hiro
Anne Dupont Anne Dupont ... Lisa
Pat Morita ... Master Tetsu
James Lew ... Viper
Clement von Franckenstein ... Glock
Marc Fiorini ... Flathead
Aharon Ipalé ... Dr. Strobel (as Ron Ipale)
Norman Burton ... Ambassador Halden
Tadashi Yamashita ... Himself / Tadashi
Jose Guanchez Jose Guanchez ... Ninja 1 (as José Guanchez)
Vincente Perez Vincente Perez ... Ninja 2
Jose Salvado Jose Salvado ... Ninja 3 (as José Salvado)
Carlos Ruiz Carlos Ruiz ... Ninja 4
Tommy Arias Tommy Arias ... Ninja 5
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Storyline

When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja (David Bradley), attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Magic Power of the Ninja Is About to Reveal Itself...

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Action | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 1993 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

American Dragons See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first and only film in the American Ninja series to receive a PG-13 rating; the first four films received an R rating. See more »

Goofs

About an hour and 15 minutes into the movie, the doctor is explaining how the nerve gas pill works. He has no glasses on. He turns and walks over to a device, still with no glasses. He stops, the camera cuts to another angle, and he has glasses on. See more »

Quotes

Viper: Now you shall taste my poison!
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Connections

Follows American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Horrible, horrible and more horrible.
9 March 2003 | by marcusojaSee all my reviews

This is probably one of the worst movies I have ever seen. The plot isn't more ridiculous than many other b-action movies, what makes this movie worse than all others are the pitiful acting from actors whom never should have been allowed to enter a set. These actors actually make soap opera actors seem like academy award winners. As if this wasn't enough you have to see the worst "karate" scens ever shot. The only thing they ever hit is air. All this is captured on what seems to be a hand camera.

Whatever you do DON'T watch this movie... try doing something more fun and less painfull during these 1.5 hours, like ripping of your pubic hair with a pair of tweezers.

(1 / 10)


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