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Ninja (2009)

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A westerner named Casey, studying Ninjutsu in Japan, is asked by the Sensei to return to New York to protect the legendary Yoroi Bitsu, an armored chest that contains the weapons of the last Koga Ninja.

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Casey Bowman
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Masazuka
Mika Hijii ...
Namiko Takeda
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Det. Traxler
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Sensei Takeda
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Professor Garrison
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Temple
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Klimitov
Atanas Srebrev ...
Detective Vukovich
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Shihan Dai
Masaki Onishi ...
Ryuu
Nikolai Sotirov ...
Adamovich
Kenji Motomiya ...
Akira
Asen Asenov ...
Big armed man
Ivailo Dimitrov ...
Bodyguard
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Casey, a Westerner studies Ninjitsu in Japan. And in their Master's possession is an Ninja armor with some legendary weapons which goes to a deserving person. Masazuka, another student thinks he is that person but the Master has an affinity for Casey. One day Masazuka attacks Casey and Casey defends himself scarring Masazuka. Masazuka would be banished. He would then become an assassin, who works for a group criminals called The Ring. Masazuka would return demanding the armor but the Master still refuses. The Master tells Casey and his daughter, Namiko to take the armor to America were it can be kept from Masazuka. After killing the Master, Masazuka follows them to Anmerica and tries to get it. Casey is erroneously arrested for crimes committed by Masazuka. He eventually abducts Namiko and demands turn the armor to him. Casey tells him if he wants he'll have to fight him for it. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated R for violence throughout | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Fumio Demura, who choreographed the fighting for the Karate Kid series as well as doubled Pat Morita, makes a brief appearance in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Casey and Namiko go onto the train, the medallion hoodie is following them outside. Just before he stops, a red metal pillar is visible. In the next scene, there is no red metal pillar. See more »

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Followed by Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013) See more »

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'Ebben' From 'La Wally'
Performed by Anna Davidson
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Scott Adkins' Ninja: a very good movie with couple of flaws
26 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

After getting Ninja DVD sent from my uncle in Russia, I decided to watch this movie. But since there was quite a bit Japanese language being spoken and DVD had no English subtitles, I decided to watch it with a friend who is good at Japanese and is an action movie fanatic.

Now I will say this movie is not perfect, but as a action movie, and Ninja movies fan, I was thoroughly entertained nonetheless. on par with Blood and Bone in terms of entertainment value, falling just a little bit short from Undisputed 2(8.5/10) due to some of its little faults. But despite its faults, I love this film and will be watching it time and time again (actually although I gave both of them same grade, I like this movie slightly better than Blood and Bone, because of my favoritism of Ninja movies ).


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