Surf Ninjas (1993)



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Also known as Surf Warriors, this film is a low-budget, offbeat comedy aimed at the teen audience. Two young surfer dudes from southern California, Johnny (Ernie Reyes, Jr.) and Adam (Nicolas Cowen), have their lives changed when they discover that they are heirs to the crown of Patu San, an obscure South Pacific island nation. The country's throne has been taken over by an incompetent, evil warlord, Colonel Chi (Leslie Nielsen). As the two surfer heroes travel to Patu San to regain the throne, … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Dan Gordon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 3, 2002
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment



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Critic Reviews for Surf Ninjas

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

Oh, gee, have I given too much away? Is there something in this lyrical narrative that can't be detected in the first five minutes?

Full Review… | June 3, 2013
Seattle Times
Top Critic

What do ninjas and surfers have to do with each other? You've got me, and I heroically sat through all of Surf Ninjas.

Full Review… | June 3, 2013
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Action is relatively mild for the genre and, unfortunately, so are the jokes.

Full Review… | May 8, 2005
Top Critic

Another of Hollywood's efforts to prove that the American mall mentality is at home in any corner of the globe.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

It's a real riot when a guy goes tumbling and thudding down a 300-step flight of stone stairs only to climb back up and do it again. What inspired comedy!

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

An inoffensive slice of summertime fun.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Surf Ninjas


As a kid, amazing, As a lost man, pathetically funny.

Lenny Muggsy

Super Reviewer


Heaps of fun with the Family ^_^

EightThirty .

Super Reviewer

Ninja nonsense! This action-comedy family film mix of several different genres loses focus, but kids will get a big kick out of it.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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