wow.is this thing ever horrid.i tried to get through it all,but at the 44 minute mark,i couldn't take it anymore.it isn't the low production values that killed this thing.many movie have low production values due to budget constraints,and still turn out to be decent film,or better.no,what kills this monstrosity is the horrific dialogue with even more horrific delivery and non acting.plus,the plot(although that may be too strong a word)is pretty incoherent.Sho Kosugi is one of the stars,and he has actually been in some decent films.this just isn't one of them.given a choice i'd use my face as a pin cushion before going near this thing again.or better yet,give me the nine deaths in the title.one of the worst travesties i've had the misfortune of viewing.1/10
9 Deaths of the Ninja (1985) 1080p YIFY Movie
9 Deaths of the Ninja (1985) 1080p
Nine Deaths of the Ninja is a movie starring Sh? Kosugi, Brent Huff, and Emilia Crow. Two anti-terrorist agents are assigned to free a busload of American schoolchildren in the Philippines who are taken hostage by terrorists.
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A group of drug runners/freedom fighters has kidnapped a busload of tourists in the Philippines and is threatening to kill them all if one of their partners is not released from prison and the government doesn't halt its anti-drug policies. To stop the criminals, a trio of specialist soldiers are called in. Even with all their training, will they be able to stop the terrorists when they begin killing hostages and turning loose their squads of attack midgets?
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i would prefer the nine deaths than to have to experience this travesty againReviewed bydisdressed12Vote: 1/10
You know, I can sort of see where the director and producer were trying to go with this one.
There are some elements here that are obviously supposed to be funny, or at least camp: the "Cherman" pervert/Nazi in the wheelchair, the attack midgets, the alarming hairdoes on the two female leads, the Amazon squad, etc.And there are some other elements that were obviously supposed to be sexy and glamorous - the opening credit sequence apes James Bond, Sho Kosugi spends a lot of time with his shirt off, various and bad guys are always on the verge of molesting their female hostages. And some action sequences were obviously meant to pull in the ninja/covert ops fans.
So it looks as if these guys were trying to promote Sho Kosugi from the ninja film ghetto to a more mainstream audience by imitating a Jackie Chan film from the "Armor Of God"/"Protector" era. But they didn't have the chops or the cast or the writing to pull it off. The results are, well, pretty crappy.
9DOTN is stupid where it tries to be witty or camp, and the action sequences are strictly going-through-the-motions. By trading the old rough-cut, cheesy Golan-Globus approach for something slicker and duller, and with even worse acting, the movie manages to throw away whatever reason there was to watch Sho in the first place.
I found my copy of "9 Deaths" in a Crown Pictures compilation with 12 flicks for 5 bucks, so I'm not complaining - much. Watch only if you are the hardest-of-hard-core fan of stupid movies.
The most interesting part of the film was when the lead character had to practice in a forest of other ninjas! One of the Ninjas he pulls off the mask as is revealed to appear as a teen age girl! He refuses to kill her and proceeds to walk away, she then pulls out a knife to go after him but unknown to the girl that his master was watching over him with a bow & arrow in hand, and the master shot an arrow squarely into this girl's back, and she staggered with it for about a minute before she finally collapsed! It seems so seldom to see a female character getting wounded in the back! I just wish that the camera could have shown the girl from behind showing the arrow sticking in her back!