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The Ninja Mission (1984)

Swedish scientist named Karl Markov is taken hostage by the KGB. After his daughter Nadia is also kidnapped and brought deep into the heart of Russia, a group of highly trained ninjas, led ... See full summary »

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Mats Helge Olsson (as Mats Helge)

Writer:

Matthew Jacobs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Krzysztof Kolberger ... Mason
Hanna Bieniuszewicz Hanna Bieniuszewicz ... Nadia (as Hanna Pola)
Bo F. Munthe Bo F. Munthe ... Hansen
Curt Broberg Curt Broberg ... Markov
Hans Rosteen Hans Rosteen ... Ableman
John Quantz John Quantz ... Johnny
Sirka Sander Sirka Sander ... Natassia
Mark Davies Mark Davies ... Mike
Wolff Lindner Wolff Lindner ... Daniels (as Wolf Linder)
Mats Helge Olsson ... Ivan (as Mats Helge)
Brett Barber Brett Barber ... Tom
Bob Gileberg Bob Gileberg ... First helicopter pilot
Nigel Bennett ... Second helicopter pilot
Lucy Frost Lucy Frost ... Night club hostess
Derek Keith Derek Keith ... First ninja at nightclub
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Storyline

Swedish scientist named Karl Markov is taken hostage by the KGB. After his daughter Nadia is also kidnapped and brought deep into the heart of Russia, a group of highly trained ninjas, led by American CIA agent Mason, is ordered to get them out. Written by morroviolet

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The CIA, the KGB and the Ninja, all caught in a web of violence in the heart of Russia. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Sweden | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Misión ninja: Tras el telón de acero See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

VTC, World Film Alliance See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is one of the highest-grossing Swedish movies of all time, being released in more than 54 countries and even achieving cult status in Asia. See more »

Goofs

After the Ninja team takes out the border guards and steals their Jeep, there's a road sign in Swedish which reads "Mötesplatsskylt" (to mark a section of the road that has been broadened to make place for meeting traffic). But they are in Russia. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Silent Ninja: Quiet Death (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby You Ran Away
by Tove Naess, Claes Munktell, Thomas Olausson
Rearranged by Dag Unenge (as Danny Young)
Sung by Suzzie Tapper (as Susie Tapper)
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When ninjas don't make the movies.
5 January 1999 | by emmSee all my reviews

You've been fouled and beaten up in submission by my harsh statements about "femme fatale" / "guns n' gals" movies! Now comes another breed in disappointing rediscoveries: ninja movies! Many of these I've seen before, and let me tell you, they aren't all that's cracked up to be! They usually don't stick to the point. This, among all others, suffers from no originality! What's a ninja got to do with preventing a nuclear holocaust in Russia? And isn't this supposed to be a "martial arts" movie, too? Does plenty of gunfire sound like an incredible action movie to you? Is blood the number one reason to love this to death? Will you waste some of your hard-earned cash over a lady singing in her see-through tank top? The answers to these important questions are found in THE NINJA MISSION, which should be in the martial arts section of your video store. For even more nonsense ninja fun, try checking out those Godfrey Ho movies put out by Trans World. You get what you deserve, and that's a promise! Recommended only for hardcore ninja addicts!


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