3 Ninjas Kick Back


1h 39m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Grandpa Mori must return to Japan and present a ceremonial dagger he won fifty years ago to the winner of a ninja tournament, and he asks his grandsons Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum to accompany him. The dagger, Grandpa confides, is also the key to a secret cave of gold, which is why his nemesis of a half century ago and a trio of spaced-out heavy metal rockers are in hot pursuit.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Adventure
Martial Arts
Sequel
Release Date
1994
Production Company
All Payments Services; Central Casting, Inc.; Film Finances, Inc.; Magic Films & Video Works; Mario's Catering; Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Technicolor; Title House, Inc.
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tristar Pictures
Location
Kanazawa, Japan; Los Angeles, California, USA; Nagoya, Japan; Hikone, Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

Grandpa Mori must return to Japan and present a ceremonial dagger he won fifty years ago to the winner of a ninja tournament, and he asks his grandsons Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum to accompany him. The dagger, Grandpa confides, is also the key to a secret cave of gold, which is why his nemesis of a half century ago and a trio of spaced-out heavy metal rockers are in hot pursuit.

Crew

Richard Albain

Special Effects

Rebekah Alvord

Other

Shinya Ando

Assistant Art Director (Japan)

Satoru Aoshima

Line Producer (Japan)

Masanori Arai

2nd Assistant Director (Japan)

David Ariniello

Dolly Grip

Richard Aronsen

Recording Engineer

Richard Aronsen

Supervising Adr Editor

Kazuo Asai

Associate Producer (Japan)

Bronwyn Barkan

Apprentice Editor

Yoram Ben-ami

Executive Producer

Dory Benami

Production Assistant

Steven L Bernstein

Associate Producer

Paula Carbone

Other

Edward C Carr

Supervising Sound Editor

Dawn Carroll

Post-Production Coordinator

Choi Ki Chae

Location Manager (Japan)

Martha Chang

Producer

Billy Colbert

Transportation Coordinator

Timothy F Day

Bestboy Grip

Laura Deluisa

Key Makeup Artist

Charla Driver

Production Manager

Akihito Eba

Location Manager (Japan)

Pete Elia

Supervising Adr Editor

Vicki Ellis

Associate Producer

Vicki Ellis

Production Accountant

Alison Engel

Production Coordinator

Michelle R Erby

2nd Assistant Director

Christopher Faloona

Director Of Photography

Roger Fearning

Recording Engineer

Jared Fleury

Property Master

Masakazu Funaki

Production Assistant (Japan)

Frank Gaeta

Sound Effects Editor

Scott Gamzon

Apprentice Editor

Andrew Giannetta

2nd Assistant Camera

Al Goto

Stunts

Joe Greblo

Stunts

Joe Greblo

Other

Kris Greblo

Stunts

Bonnie Greenberg

Music Consultant

Richard Grigsby

Stunts

Clifford Gynn

Sound Mixer

Tetsuya Hattori

Stunts

Motomi Hayashi

Stunts

Mark Healy

Production Assistant

Daniel D Helberg

Production Manager

Cynthia Hernandez

Assistant Makeup Artist

Kiyomi Hirose

Makeup (Japan)

Paul Holzborn

Foley Artist

Katsumi Honda

Production Coordinator (Japan)

Bess Hopper

Foley Artist

Anna Houser

Production Assistant

Kazumi Isao

Casting Director (Japan)

Yumi Ito

Production Assistant (Japan)

Joel Iwataki

Music Mixer

Al Jones

Stunt Coordinator

Al Jones

Stunts

Inspector John Kane S.f.p.d.

Unit Publicist

James Kang

Producer

Charlie Kao

Other

Mariko Kasaya

Assistant Production Accountant (Japan)

Ross Kaufman

Production Assistant

Takao Kawabata

2nd Assistant Director (Japan)

Motoki Kawana

Stunts

Jin Kim

Songs ("Nunun Wheh (Why You)" "Wink")

Kraig Kishi

Boom Operator

Heewon Ko

Other

Scott Kosar

Assistant Editor

Monika Krajewska

Assistant Dialogue Editor

Yoshikatsu Kuroki

Chief Lighting Technician (Japan)

Hiroshi Kusu

Associate Producer (Japan)

Yashito Kuwayama

Production Assistant (Japan)

Seung Ho Lee

Songs ("Nunun Wheh (Why You)" "Wink")

Arthur Leeds

Producer

Edward Licht

1st Assistant Director

Wan-chang Lin

Stunts

Patricia A Lopez

Assistant Set Dresser

Clif Lord

Assistant Production Accountant

Shigeji Maeda

Production Manager (Japan)

Yoshiyuki Maejima

Casting Director (Japan)

Kazunori Maki

Assistant Art Director (Japan)

Tatsuya Makino

Stunts

Matt Mania

Key Grip

Greg Martin

Production Designer

Andre Martinez

1st Assistant Camera

Richard Marvin

Music

Ron Mason

Assistant Property Master

Miye Matsumoto

Wardrobe Designer

Peggy Mcafee

Supervising Foley Editor

Karin L Mcgaughey

Set Dresser

Marcelle Mckay

Assistant Wardrobe

Michael L Mcwade

Set Medic

Scott Meehan

Art Director

Marta Merrifield

2nd Assistant Director

Masao Nagai

Line Producer (Japan)

Shuichi Naka

Other

Natsuko Nezu

Production Coordinator (Japan)

Yoshinobu Nishioka

Other

Nobuhito Noda

Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Yoshiharu Nushida

Still Photographer

Tadahiro Otake

Stunts

Perry Patterson

Additional Camera Assistant

Vince Pearson

Scenic Artist

John Post

Foley Artist

Heidi Prakelt

Other

Paul Ratajczak

Supervising Adr Editor

Jeff Reiner

Supervising Editor

David Rennie

Editor

Andrew Rhodes

Production Assistant

Branscombe Richmond

Stunts

Larry Roberts

Special Effects

Will Rogers

Adr Editor

William Rogers

Supervising Adr Editor

Michelle Romaine

Script Supervisor (2nd Unit)

Dennis Sager

Technical Sound Supervisor

Mark Saltzman

Screenwriter

Rafael Sanchez

Chief Lighting Technician

Tom Sanders

Stunts

Mitsuru Satoh

Stunts

Birgit Schier

Stunts

Lee Schmicker

Electrical Bestboy

Simon Sheen

From Original Screenplay

Simon Sheen

Executive Producer

Yoshiyuki Shiina

Still Photographer (Japan)

Hou Shin

Stunts

Geb Souhan

Film Loader

Jim Suhy

Assistant Editor

Masashi Suzuki

Stunts

Tomohide Suzuki

Stunts

Seo Taiji

Song ("Nan Alhayo (I Know)")

Masaki Takada

2nd Assistant Director (Japan)

Hiroyuki Takatsu

Production Designer

Yusuke Takimoto

Assistant Still Photographer (Japan)

Koji Tanaka

Production Assistant (Japan)

Heng-wu Tang

Stunts

Masami Tatematsu

Art Director (Japan)

Chris Taylor

Craft Service

Jayne-ann Tenggren

Script Supervisor

Rick Tiedemann

Steadicam Operator

Akira Tsurukawa

Transportation Coordinator (Japan)

L Mo Weber

Supervising Sound Effects Editor

Jim Williams

Color Timer

Joshua Winget

Assistant Dialogue Editor

Reid Woodbury

Dialogue Editor

Koichi Yamamoto

Stunts

Susie Yamamoto

Assistant Production Accountant

Hitoshi Yamashita

Property Masteror (Japan)

Takeshi Yamazaki

Wardrobe Designer

Waya Yokoe

Casting Director (Japan)

Masatoshi Yoshii

Production Assistant (Japan)

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Adventure
Martial Arts
Sequel
Release Date
1994
Production Company
All Payments Services; Central Casting, Inc.; Film Finances, Inc.; Magic Films & Video Works; Mario's Catering; Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Technicolor; Title House, Inc.
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tristar Pictures
Location
Kanazawa, Japan; Los Angeles, California, USA; Nagoya, Japan; Hikone, Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1994

Released in United States Spring May 6, 1994

Sequel to "3 Ninjas" (USA/1992) directed by Jon Turteltaub.

Began shooting May 17, 1993.

Completed shooting July 21, 1993.

Released in United States Spring May 6, 1994

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1994