The Ninja Always Rings Once (2008)

When a ninja-obsessed pizza delivery boy rescues you from under the claws of your mortal enemies, it only makes sense that you return the favor by teaching him everything you know about the... See full summary »

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Christopher Genovese (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabriel Leon Gabriel Leon ... Lance
Seiji Kakizaki ... Takeshi Banzai
Jackie Chung ... Kei
Anthony Palladino Anthony Palladino ... The Boss
Vance Tucker Vance Tucker ... Kareem
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Anthony David Anthony ... Pizza Delivery Customer 3
C.J. Gardella C.J. Gardella ... Vincenzo
Christopher Genovese Christopher Genovese ... Saber Claw
Gregory Genovese Gregory Genovese ... Cyber Claw
Jose Insua Jose Insua ... Ninja Squad Member 5
Leif Maginnis ... Cowboy
Sakura Maku Sakura Maku ... Intercom Woman
Feliz Mejia Feliz Mejia ... Ninja Squad Member 1
Achoyce Moore Achoyce Moore ... Ninja Squad Member 3
Matthew Pudner Matthew Pudner ... Working Stiff
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When a ninja-obsessed pizza delivery boy rescues you from under the claws of your mortal enemies, it only makes sense that you return the favor by teaching him everything you know about the art of ninjutsu- right? It made sense to Takeshi Banzai, an over-the-hill ninja master who naively takes as his student Lance- a pie-slinging man-child ruining his father's business by propositioning customers for a little more than a good tip. Already distraught over being ambushed on a mission for the first time (among other 'dysfunctions'), Takeshi soon learns that teaching Lance holds another painful lesson when the aging assassin underestimates the severity of his student's eccentricities. Now with ninja powers, Lance returns to his immature antics putting both their lives in mortal danger while he drags Takeshi kicking and screaming through his inner world, which through Lance's childlike eyes bears a striking resemblance to an 80's action movie- complete with a training montage. Before their... Written by Christopher Genovese

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Ninjas just got cheesier. See more »

Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian | Japanese

Release Date:

5 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape May, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Stoic Pictures See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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