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Ninja, the Violent Sorceror (1982)

A murderer, with the help of Chinese vampires, does battle with the ghost of a dead gambling lord's wife and the gambling lord's living brother.


Godfrey Ho (as Bruce Lambert)


Godfrey Ho (screenplay) (as Daniel Clough), Sally Nichols (dialogue) (as Sally Nicholls)




Cast overview:
Simon Reed Simon Reed ... (voice)
Harry Carter Harry Carter ... (voice)
Henry Steele Henry Steele ... (voice)
Joe Nelson Joe Nelson ... (voice) (as Joe Nelsort)
Terry Myers Terry Myers ... (voice)
Dorothea Marchand Dorothea Marchand ... (voice)
Nancy Jones Nancy Jones ... (voice)
Charley Collins Charley Collins ... (voice)


Stephen Baker/Barker/Parker (the name is pronounced distinctly all three different ways) is aided by the magic of Taoist Collins, an expert in keung si, to cheat his way into becoming the Gambling King. He challenges Myer, a gambling master to a card game with their lives as the stakes, and wins via cheating. Even though Stephen cheated, Myer keeps his word and shoots himself, much to the consternation of his son, Leslie. Rose Myer, the ghost of his wife, individually comes to her brothers-in-law, Roger (a ninja in white), and Ken (a nerdy ninja in green, who also disguises himself as a keung si and a Taoist priest at various points) and wants her husband's death avenged. Collins sends his keung si after the two of them, while Leslie Myer and his father's best friend seek out the help of James Webber, a master gambler who became an alcoholic after losing one time. After Leslie calls him a coward along with some unprintable words, Webber agrees to help, but not alone. He recruits his ... Written by Scott Andrew Hutchins <scotttandrewhutchins@yahoo.com>

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Cheesy is as Cheesy does
13 April 2018 | by dafrostsSee all my reviews

How bad is this movie? The voice over actors are listed as the actual stars. Those actually in the film are listed as uncredited. I am not sure what Director Godfrey Ho was thinking with this mess. Just because you have script, doesn't mean you should use it.

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Taiwan | Hong Kong


Mandarin | English

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1982 (Taiwan) See more »

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