Pray For Death

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Pray For Death (1985, USA) is a Ninja film directed by Gordon Hessler.


Main Details

  • Released in 1985
  • Color
  • Running Time: 92 Min
  • Production Co: Transworld Entertainment
  • Distribution Co: Transworld Entertainment
  • Directed by Gordon Hessler
  • Written by James Booth
  • Starring Sho Kosugi, Norman Burton, James Booth, Kane Kosugi, Donna Kei Benz, Michael Constantine
  • Music by Thomas Chase
  • Cinematography by Roy H. Wagner
  • Edited by Bill Butler, Stephen Butler


Hoping for a simple life, Japanese family man Akira Saito (Shô Kosugi) moves his wife and two sons from Tokyo to Houston to open a restaurant. But beneath Akira's innocent exterior lies his secret identity as a masterfully trained ninja. When crime leader Limehouse Willie (James Booth) wrongfully accuses Akira of stealing a precious necklace, Willie's gang murders Akira's wife. With his mask and deadly weapons, Akira vows to destroy the syndicate responsible for his wife's death.

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