One of the many ninja actionfests that Cannon Films put out in the 80s, American Ninja stars Michael Dudikoff as Pvt. Joe Armstrong, an Army soldier and secret ninja who discovers a black-market arms dealer and his army of evil ninjas are operating in the Philippines near where he’s stationed and he becomes determined to stop them.
Teaming up with her sister, a disgruntled bodyguard and a Hong Kong cop, FBI agent Tracy Pride works to take down evil businessman Jason Slade, who has come into possession of a dangerous piece of nuclear weapons tech he plans on selling to the highest bidder.
A former Olympic level martial artist, an injury and alcohol have left Jack Bryant as a janitor for the Atlanta games but his old skills have to get put back into use when terrorists take over the swim complex and hold the US swim team hostage.
As Chinese New Year happens this coming weekend (1/25), the Everything Action crew is celebrating as we have for many years with a kung-fu/martial arts movie and this year Zach and Chris watched the classic Shaw Brothers movie The 36th Chamber of Shaolin.