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3 Ninjas (1992)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Family  |  7 August 1992 (USA)
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Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Treanor ...
Chad Power ...
Rand Kingsley ...
Margarita Franco ...
Kate Sargeant ...
Professor Toru Tanaka ...
Rushmore (as Toru Tanaka)
Race Nelson ...
D.J. Harder ...
Baha Jackson ...
Scott Caudill ...


Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques. After an organized crime ring proves to be too much for the F.B.I., it's time for the three ninja brothers! Using their martial artistry, they team up to battle the crime ring and outwit some very persistent kidnappers! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Action | Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

7 August 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Ninja Kids  »

Box Office


$6,500,000 (estimated)


$29,000,301 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Colt was originally named Pony. See more »


When Grandpa Mori is fighting the ninjas when Snyder firsts visits, it is obvious that there is a double fighting in place of the real Mori. See more »


Hugo Snyder: They're just kids. KIDS! I want them found NOW! Or I'll tear out your liver!
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Written by Richard Marvin (as Rick Marvin) & Will Roc (as William Griffin)
Performed by Will Roc
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This movie is good....a great kids movie
27 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK so i am getting annoyed by all these people bashing this movie....it was made for kids so obviously adults aren't going to love it...DUH!....i mean i watched this movie at least twice a month as a kid and now even though I'm 15 i'll still watch it if its on TV or if i feel like renting it....its a great way to remember what it was lyk being a a little kid....it gets kids imagination working i mean i would spend hours acting out scenes after i saw this movie...and this movie sparked such an interest in martial arts in me that i started taking lessons and now am a brown belt.....its just a fun movie the writer didn't intend it to be a classic but it is anyway to kids and grownups who are kids at heart....think b4 u speak....and don't take everything so seriously....I LOVE COLT!!!!!

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