A fun ninja film. The story was surprisingly engaging. More please.
over 5 years
Blood is a little fake, but the story is good. Loved it
almost 6 years
Silly, bloody, visceral, ninja goodness. What more do you want?
Sebastian von Conrad
almost 6 years
Just as advertised. Lots of gore and fight scenes, little of everything else.
over 7 years
A bloody film. Well written and interestingly filmed. A good watch.
Ninja Assassin is a 2009 American martial arts film directed by James McTeigue. The story was written by Matthew Sand, with a screenplay penned by J. Michael Straczynski of Babylon 5. The film stars South Korean pop musician Rain as a disillusioned assassin looking for retribution against his former mentor, played by ninja film legend Sho Kosugi. Ninja Assassin explores political corruption, child endangerment and the impact of violence. Known for their previous work on the Matrix Trilogy and V for Vendetta, the Wachowski brothers, Joel Silver and Grant Hill produced the film. A joint collective effort to commit to the film's production was made by Legendary Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment and Silver Pictures. It was commercially distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Ninja Assassin premiered in theaters across the United States on November 25, 2009 earning $38,122,883 in ticket receipts at the North American box office. The film earned an additional $23,467,369 in business through...