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Everything Action Theater: American Ninja

May 7, 2020

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.

Auto Pilot: Cobra

June 22, 2017

American Ninja’s Michael Dudikoff starred in this 90’s syndicated show as Scandal Jackson, an ex-Navy SEAL who is recruited by the mysterious Cobra agency to be their field agent and help people the criminal justice system has failed.

Top 10 Ninjas

June 23, 2015

Since we’re looking at the OG 80’s ninja movie, Enter the Ninja, this month, we thought we’d give our picks for the top 10 best ninjas from pop culture.

Electric Boogaloo Trailer

October 7, 2014

The origins of wonderfully ridiculous 80’s action factory Cannon Films will be revealed in the upcoming documentary, Electric Boogaloo.

EA Commentary: American Ninja

July 4, 2014

To celebrate the Fourth of July, Zach, Chris, Joe and special guest, Asa, watch an 80’s “classic” with American right in the name, American Ninja.

Top 10 Best Cannon Films

October 23, 2011

On this day in 1967, a little film company called Cannon was formed that would ultimately become the source for ridiculous 80’s action movies and helped launch the careers of Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme.