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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1 May 1987 (USA)
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On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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Sgt. Charlie McDonald
Gary Conway ...
Leo 'The Lion' Burke
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Capt. 'Wild Bill' Woodward (as Jeff Weston)
Michelle Botes ...
Alicia Sanborn
Mike Stone ...
Tojo Ken
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Pat McCarthy
Jonathan Pienaar ...
Tommy Taylor
Bill Curry ...
Inspector Singh
Dennis Folbigge ...
Sir Cloudsly Smith
Elmo Fillis ...
Toto
Ralph Draper ...
Professor Sanborne
John Pasternack ...
Vesuvius (as John Pasternak)
Gary Ford ...
Ambassador Scruggs
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On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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warrior | island | ninja | kendo | fight | See All (93) »

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Action | Drama

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Prior to the film's release in 1987, several cuts had to be made in order to recieve it's "R" rating due to excessive close-ups in various fight scenes. See more »

Goofs

When Joe finishes off the ninja who trips him outside of Alicia's door, he does so by bending his leg in the opposing direction that was meant to be bent in, with sounds effects indicating the knee has been broken. However, it is clearly obvious that Joe actually bends it in a painless manner, but has turned the leg over to create the opposite image. See more »

Quotes

Ambassador Scruggs: What do we do now, Leo?
Leo 'The Lion' Burke: [as he runs away] Kiss my ass.
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Connections

Followed by American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989) See more »

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Written by Michael Bishop
Performed by Johnny Q.
Produced by Hunt Sales
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User Reviews

 
Much better than the first
11 August 2003 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

The 2nd in the series FAR exceeds the first and most likely is the best in the series. If you buy the dvd of the 2nd film the 3rd comes on it, in the 3rd there is no michael dudioff, and I'm not sure even if jackson is in the 3rd. I just had to put my two cents in and say THIS IS BETTER THAN THE FIRST...and does not deserve close to the score it has here..I am giving this 10/10.


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