3 Ninjas
3 Ninjas (1992)

This is an easily endearing action film where three brothers, equipped with ninja martial-arts training, take on some underworld bad guys whose leader is also a martial-arts master. The violence factor is kept to a minimum while excitement… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 3, 2003
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29%
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53%



Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

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

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Joseph McBride
Variety

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

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Stephen Hunter
Baltimore Sun

3 Ninjas isn't a movie, it's a concept for a preview.

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Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

A miserable ripoff of The Karate Kid.

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Nigel Kendall
Time Out

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.

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Mary Flannery
Philadelphia Daily News

You'll love this movie, if you're a 10-year-old boy. Or 8 years old. Or even 13.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

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

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

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

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David Hepworth
Empire Magazine

Brazenly exploitative stuff, stirring in anything which has done the business in kids' movies previously, this, of course, should have its target audience laughing like drains.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
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… More
Conner Rainwater
I used to like this when I was younger, but it's just way too hammy for its own good. It's the poor man's Home Alone and Karate Kid combined with… More
Eric Alvarez
Grew up on this movie as well. It will always be a classic to me.
Chris Weber
Bland, silly family movie that tries too hard and takes too much from Ninja Turtles and Home ALone to really be a success on it's own. That sounds a little… More
AJ Verser
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… More
danny d
really fun for nostalgic purposes, and its effective for its primary audience, but the film fails in the secondary purpose of a kids movie, which is to… More