3 Ninjas (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

3 Ninjas (1992)



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Three young brothers trained in the martial arts find themselves pitted against a group of underworld villains when they are kidnapped. The boys use their ninja training to break free and defeat the evil criminals in this family adventure.

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Victor Wong
as Grandpa
Chad Power
as Tum Tum
Alan McRae
as Sam Douglas
Margarita Franco
as Jessica Douglas
Fritzi Burt
as BabysitterSc
Clifton Powell
as FBI Agent Kurl
Tasen Chou
as Store Owner
Al Septien
as FBI Agent Green
Fritzi Burr
as Babysitter
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Critic Reviews for 3 Ninjas

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (8)

A lively, good-looking kiddie action comedy best left to those under 10.

June 16, 2014 | Full Review…

A miserable ripoff of The Karate Kid.

June 16, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

The movie is saddled with a junky visual style, haphazard editing and occasional out-of-focus shots.

June 16, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Director Jon Turtletaub and editor David Rennie keep things zipping along.

March 27, 2009 | Full Review…

Can the trio use their ninja secrets to escape? Will granddad defeat the gun-runner in hand-to-hand combat? If you can't guess the answers to these questions you are under 11 and will absolutely love this film.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…

The film can't seem to make up its mind whether it wants to be a comedy, a fantasy or an adventure film.

May 20, 2003

Audience Reviews for 3 Ninjas

This is one of those films that the studio put together and really didn't care how the result would turn out on-screen. This has got to be one of the worst family films I've seen in my life. This film doesn't have the nostalgia elements of so many other films. This film fails due to a poorly written script, a very bad cast, and poor directing. The film isn't worth watching, and if you're looking for a memorable and fun entertaining family film, you won't find it here. This is just poor entertainment that doesn't stand out. As far as family films are concerned, there are far better films out there than this one. 3 Ninjas scraps the bottom of the barrel of bad ideas and really isn't anything good. In fact it's awful. This was horrible and it's just not interesting or fun. I've always seen it as a Karate Kid wannabe, but it definitely fails. This is some of the worst filmmaking I've ever seen, and everyone here just makes it worst. 3 Ninjas sucks and is a stupid, pointless uninteresting film that has absolutely nothing going for it. This is just a shame that it was made and it's a poorly done film with no good story. Avoid this film, and watch something better. This is bad and is definitely not worth watching. This film suffers from a lack of original ideas, and you really see that on-screen. A truly awful film, 3 Ninjas is one of the worst family films ever made.

Alex roy
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

Grew up on this movie as well. It will always be a classic to me.

Eric Alvarez
Eric Alvarez

Super Reviewer

My brother made me watch this when he was a kid, it sort of tried to cash in on the whole ninja craze, and it's a cute kids movie for the most part. I didn't think it was that good, but it's not bad either, it's just okay.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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