In this movie Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Jo. The 3 Ninjas must help find Jo's father and ...
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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 »
Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by ... See full summary »
In this movie Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Jo. The 3 Ninjas must help find Jo's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic landfill that is destroying the Indian community. However the town is owned by the rich man and he controls the police and even the mayor. They must fight a motorcycle gang and renegade cowboys in this non-stop ninja adventure.Written by
When Rocky and Tum Tum are fighting the bikers, Tum Tum's hat is knocked off, but reappears on his head a second later See more »
So, you going to kiss her, Colt?
Yes, you are!
Rocky and Tum Tum:
[making kissing sounds; chanting]
Colt's going to kiss Jo! Colt's going to kiss Jo! Colt's going to kiss Jo!
Come on, you guys! Okay, okay, maybe I will.
Rocky and Tum Tum:
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At the End of the Movie, In the Credits, Max Elliott Slade's middle name is spelled wrong (Elliot) instead of Elliott with two t's See more »
The version shown on The Hub contains scenes not shown in the film, these scenes are:
An animated opening (the international version of the first 3 Ninjas had this.)
A scene where the kids get warrior necklaces from an old woman, possibly Jo's grandma, which also shows where Tum Tum learned to spray hot peppers (later in the regular version, at the fight after the ceremony, Tum Tum sprays peppers into a man's eyes.)
Part Crouching Tiger, Part Surf Ninjas, this rollercoaster ride gets Three Knuckles up!
One would think that after the previous two adrenaline-soaked installments in this series that the franchise would run out of steam, but instead of moving forward at the breakneck speed one would expect, instead it slows down and looks inward, finding fertile new ground to explore. One such example is when the boys first meet their native american uncle, and are illuminated to the ecological problems in our consumer specific culture. Not since "Fire Down Below", has their plight been so real that you cannot ignore it, and must hold yourself to blame. Another prime example is when Tum Tum runs afoul of the Yakuza, and his brothers steadfast protection of him in the face of danger. A bold, artistic statement, Three Ninjas Knuckle Up gives up the way of punches and kicks, and chooses the love of family over blitzkreig martial arts shenanigans in what is the most refreshing film of the year, and a prime candidate for film preservation. (All things said, I must admit that my review may be a little biased, being that I played "Ninja who gets hit in the crotch #3", so I hope you'll bear with me)
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