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3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)

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During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they ... See full summary »

Writers:

Sang-ok Shin (earlier screenplay) (as Simon Sheen), Mark Saltzman (screenplay)
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Wong ... Grandpa Mori Shintaro
Max Elliott Slade ... Jeffrey 'Colt' Douglas
Sean Fox ... Samuel 'Rocky' Douglas Jr.
J. Evan Bonifant ... Michael 'Tum Tum' Douglas (as Evan Bonifant)
Caroline Junko King ... Miyo
Dustin Nguyen ... Glam
Alan McRae ... Samuel Douglas Sr.
Margarita Franco ... Jessica Shintaro-Douglas
Jason Schombing ... Vinnie
Angelo Tiffe ... Slam
Sab Shimono ... Koga
Don Stark ... Umpire
Kellye Nakahara ... Nurse Hino
Scott Caudill Scott Caudill ... Darren the Bully
Tommy Clark Tommy Clark ... Keith
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Storyline

During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient enemy, who has returned to exact revenge. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Colt, Rocky and Tum Tum are back for bigger kicks in an all new adventure

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 ninjas contraatacan See more »

Filming Locations:

Hikone, Shiga, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$11,784,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The "What Is a Ninja?" speech is mentioned three times in this film. Each time it is said, Colt is always the one who says Spirit. Everyone else gets to mention Heart, Mind and Body. See more »

Goofs

When the fat kid starts to fart when he runs the bases, some of the people in the crowd start to fall over before the fat kid passes. See more »

Quotes

Vinnie: What are you guys, Teenage Mutant wannabes?
Samuel 'Rocky' Douglas Jr.: Not!
[swings down from tree and knocks them down]
Tum TumJeffrey 'Colt' DouglasSamuel 'Rocky' Douglas Jr.: We're the 3 Ninjas! Yah!
Slam: Let's get outta here while we're still standing.
Vinnie: I'm with that, brother. Out of my way, Slam, I'm outta here!
Glam: [Slam and Vinnie run] I'm working with idiots.
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Alternate Versions

For the UK theatrical release, 42 seconds of cuts were required to secure a 'U' rating. See more »

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Soundtracks

Wink
Written by Seung Ho Lee and Jim Kim
Performed by Chuli and Miae
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This way, kids... The pizza's this way... (trap goes off) HA! Gotcha!
15 August 2006 | by fullonrobotchubbySee all my reviews

Is there anything more conniving, more desperate to make a buck, and more putrid than the 3 Ninjas franchise? Here's how it all began: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles became a huge success for young 'uns, as did Home Alone with all its child-hero-kicking-bad-guy-butt glory. Cram those two into the Kid-Flick-o-Matic, and look what comes out onto the plate: 3 Ninjas, complete with pizza and Nickelodeon-friendly villain traps. When the creators captured their already developed audience (I'll be honest, myself included), they raked up what cash they made and grinded out this somehow even less inspired sequel. This was my last 3 Ninjas film. My favorite scene? Sheesh, I've done everything in my power to completely forget this movie, but I vaguely recall middle ninja Colt trying to impress some girl on a street basketball court. I guess that will have to do. I don't want to waste much more time on this gunk, but thanks to 3 Ninjas Kick Back, I learned a valuable lesson at the age of twelve: When Hollywood wants a light snack, nothing beats the taste of gullible children.


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