Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


1h 33m 1990

Brief Synopsis

In New York, mysterious radioactive ooze has mutated four sewer turtles into talking, upright-walking, crime-fighting ninjas. Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo are trained in the Ninjutsu arts by their rat sensei, Splinter. When a villainous rogue ninja, who is a former pupil of Splinter, arrives and spreads lawlessness throughout the city, it's up to the plucky turtles to stop him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Les Tortues ninja, Tartarughe Ninja alla Ricossa, Tortues ninja, Tortugas Ninjas
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Adaptation
Children
Tweens
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
DeLaurentiis Studios, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Everyone's favorite mutant teenagers are back and better than ever in this live-action version of the beloved animated series. Living in the New York City sewers, eating pizza, and training under the tutelage of the inimitable Splinter the Rat, these heroes on the half-shell have it good until Shredder and his minions kidnap Splinter, and the boys, joined by a beautiful young reporter, April, must fight their way through the streets to get him back.

Film Details

Also Known As
Les Tortues ninja, Tartarughe Ninja alla Ricossa, Tortues ninja, Tortugas Ninjas
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Adaptation
Children
Tweens
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
DeLaurentiis Studios, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 30, 1990

Released in United States on Video October 4, 1990

USA release coincides with debut of "Mutant Turtle" breakfast cereal.

Completed shooting September 9, 1989.

Began shooting July 10, 1989.

Released in United States Spring March 30, 1990

Released in United States on Video October 4, 1990