American Ninja

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

American Ninja (1985, USA) is a Ninja film directed by Sam Firstenberg.


Main Details

  • Released in 1985
  • Color
  • Running Time: 95 Min.
  • Production Co: Cannon Group | Golan-Globus Productions
  • Distribution Co: Cannon Film Distributors (1985) (USA) (theatrical) | Pan-Canadian Film Distributors (1985) (Canada) (theatrical) | Scotia International Filmverleih (1986) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Sam Firstenberg
  • Written by Gideon Amir, Paul De Mielche, Avi Kleinberger, James R. Silke
  • Starring Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson, Guich Koock, John Fujioka, Don Stewart
  • Produced by Gideon Amir, Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan, Avi Kleinberger, Ken Metcalfe
  • Original Music by Michael Linn
  • Cinematography by Hanania Baer
  • Film Editing by Michael J. Duthie, Andy Horvitch, Peter Lee-Thompson, Marcus Manton, Marcel Mindlin, Daniel Wetherbee


  • The Orient created the world's deadliest art.Now there's an American master!
  • The deadliest art of the Orient is now in the hands of an American.

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