Enter the Nnja

release year: 1981
genre: martial arts/action
viewing setting: home DVD, 9/15/12 and home VHS 3/20/99 and other times before

synopsis: An evil businessman is pressuring a couple to sell their land, but they get a visit from an old friend who happens to have ninjitsu training.

impressions: This was pretty entertaining. In addition to the (standard but still cool) ninja stuff, there were some good fights and some good lines. The plot was simple and tight. Best of all, there was quite a bit of humor.

something this movie has that no other movie has: A ninja training exercise with the white ninja, the black ninja, and numerous red ninjas.

acting: Franco Nero did a good job as the lead, but Christopher George really stole the show with his over-the-top bad guy.

final word: Worth seeing, better than most of the ninja-fu movies that came out in the 1980s.

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