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FFR – American Ninja (1985)

Now Showing - American NinjaIn this episode of Forgotten Flix, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering American Ninja (1985)!


Joe Armstrong (played by Michael Dudikoff) is a loner who’s been in and out of foster homes since he was six years old. He’s not big on crowds, or people for that matter, and basically wants to be left alone! He’s been in trouble with the law on more than one occasion, and has now been forced into the U.S. Army… he had a choice of either doing that, or going to prison!

He’s seen as a bit of a troublemaker, so when he stumbles upon an arms-dealing business involving stolen army goods, no one believes him. And he can’t go to his superiors, ‘cause they’re in on it!

Throw in the beautiful, but off-limits, colonel’s daughter, slightly stereotypical mercenaries and army buddies, some black star ninjas, and what you have is a good little action flick called “American Ninja”!


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