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Ninja Assassin

Ninja Assassin
  • 2009
  • US/Germany
  • 98 min
  • 18

Daft yet dull thriller in which pop-star Rain plays pyjama-clad killer Raizo - the most girlie-looking ninja ever captured on film. Although it opens with two blood-drenched set pieces, as police agent Mika (Harris) enlists Raizo's help to track down the secret ninja brotherhood led by Ozunu (Kosugi), McTeigue's film bogs itself down in mundane dialogue, drab Berlin locations and tedious fistfights.

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Ninja Assassin

5 Jan 20102 stars

(18) 98min ‘He doesn’t look like a ninja, he looks like he should be in a boy-band,’ comments a police investigator on first sighting of Ninja Assassin’s pyjama-clad killer Raizo, played by pop-star Rain. Given Rain’s pedigree as a crooner, it’s a…

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