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White Phantom (1987)

A group of camouflaged ninjas steals a case of plutonium from a transport vehicle.

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Dusty Nelson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jay Roberts Jr. Jay Roberts Jr. ... Willi
Bo Svenson ... The Colonel
Page Leong ... Mai Lin
Jimmy Lee Jimmy Lee ... Hanzo
H.F. Chiang H.F. Chiang ... Book Store Owner
Kathy McClure Kathy McClure ... Daughter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gregory Snegoff ... Sanada (voice)
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A group of camouflaged ninjas steals a case of plutonium from a transport vehicle.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

1 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ninja guerrero blanco See more »

Filming Locations:

Sanzhi, Taiwan

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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The film appears to be an unofficial sequel to the earlier ninja movie Sakura Killers or is at least set in the same universe. Both films feature the eponymous Sakura organisation, both feature ninjas and the voice of Gregory Snegoff can be heard in both films: as Master Sugiyama in Sakura Killers and Sanada, the Sakura father in White Phantom. See more »

Quotes

The Colonel: Who are you?
Willi: I'm Ronald Reagan incognito.
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Follows Sakura Killers (1987) See more »

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VERY good... for a ninjer flick
25 January 2007 | by el-fastSee all my reviews

I do NOT understand all you guy's fuss... This is a NINJER movie! Look at all the other ninjer flicks at that time. None of them showed ninjutsu, most of them didn't even show Japanese Styles. At least this movie shows something familiar to Japanese arts.

Other movies take themselves way too serious (American Ninja, anyone?). White Phantom is low level fun, but without ridiculous exaggerated action every two scenes, and to me, that is worth a LOT! No wire fu, no flying ninjer, no ninjer who can teleport or make themselves invisible.

So in short: White Phantom offers a bit of fun, Japanese style of Martial Arts, no exaggeration and no "too serious" feeling. I don't see the problem at all.


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