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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.

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

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Action | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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 »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The only American Ninja film to be part of the action-comedy sub-genre. 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 »

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Viper: Now you shall taste my poison!
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Oh no!
24 June 2006 | by sveknuSee all my reviews

I can live with David Bradley being a bad actor and all, but when just everything else is just as terrible as his acting, it starts to get real ugly. American Ninja V is a great example of how some people just don't know when to stop. After the third movie, this series has been nothing more than a piece of crap. This last movie is the worst of them all. The action scenes (fight scenes, mainly) are very bad. The story is childish, stupid and totally uninteresting. I almost fell asleep several times during the movie, and even the action didn't make it any better. What is Pat Morita doing in this disaster? I guess his quality control was out of function the day he signed up for this one.


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