Three brothers must use their martial arts skills to battle an organized crime ring, would-be kidnappers, and an entire troop of ninja soldiers. Surrounded by danger and excitement, the boys must rely on their wits and their grandfather's ninja training to defeat their foes.
Three boys use their martial arts expertise to help their FBI agent dad crack a tough case involving an evil weapons mogul. Trained by their wise old grandfather in the art of ninjitsu, the youngsters fend off their ninja captors in a series of spectacular fight sequences that make up the bulk of this action adventure film for kids.
Working title for the film was "3 Ninja Kids," and it was released in the UK under this name. Filmed in Topanga County, California; prints by Technicolor. Shown at the Cannes International Film Festival (market) May 7-18, 1992. Released in the USA August 7, 1992 accompanied by the short "Petal to Metal." Released on video January 20, 1993. Global Venture Hollywood is a production company put together by South Korean filmmaker Sang Okk Sheen. "3 Ninjas" is the company's first English-language film. Rated BBFC PG.
"...The cartoony, slapstick humor does generate enough charm to pull chuckles from a young audience..." - 08/08/1992 Chicago Sun-Times, p.26