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3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)

 -  Family | Comedy | Action  -  6 May 1994 (USA)
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During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they ... See full summary »

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Michael 'Tum Tum' Douglas (as Evan Bonifant)
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Miyo
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Storyline

During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient enemy, who has returned to exact revenge. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Colt, Rocky and Tum Tum are back for bigger kicks in an all new adventure

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Family | Comedy | Action

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

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Release Date:

6 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Ninjas Contra-Atacam  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,784,000 (USA)
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Trivia

In the international versions of the previous films, Colt's name was changed to Mustang, but, in the international versions of this film, the name was changed back to Colt due to the antagonist baseball team being named "Mustangs". See more »

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When Tum Tum gets his last hit in the final game, he's stepping on home plate. In baseball, this would result in an automatic out. See more »

Quotes

Night Club Manager: What'd you say the name of your band was called?
GlamVinnie: Mondo Diarrhea.
Slam: Alien Vomit.
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Nunun Wheh (Why You)
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Performed by Chuli and Miae
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The Single Most Important Work in the History of Man
31 July 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There is so much I could say about this movie. The cinematography, the music, the allegory...bittersweet indeed. The child actors...so young, so full of talent. Tum tum's impassioned cry of "scccraamble!!!" brings tears to my eyes and joy to my soul. There are no words. But maybe there are: Breathtaking. Original. Quality. Innovation. Family. Love. Peace. And violence. But beyond it all, the ultimate moment of this film arrives not near the conclusion, but in the subtle beauty and grace of Nurse Shibuya (played by the irreplaceable Glen Chin, in the finest role of his illustrious career). See here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GusQxS9pRTw

I can say no more without dulling the gleam of this artistic vision.

Fight on, brave ninjas, fight on.


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