The Octagon
The Octagon (1980)

Karate champ Chuck Norris returns for another chop-socky vigilante flick in The Octagon, one of a handful of undistinguished Ninja pictures released during the early '80s. Norris appropriately plays a retired karate champ hired as a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 14, 1980
DVD Release Date: August 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf

It's ambitious work but not always successful, with director Eric Karson biting off a little more than he can chew when it comes time to build momentum with such a top-heavy film.

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Dean McKenna
It's my first-time American martial arts movie to deal with ninjas I watched. Super duel between Chuck Norris and the excellent Tadashi Yamashita, instead… More
Patrick Dolan
My first Chuck Norris flick (save Sidekicks) and I gotta say, I didn't miss much. I mean this film is basically worth watching for yucks only. There are… More