Ninja Assassin Synopsis
A rogue assassin joins forces with a Europol agent to bring down a clan of hired killers.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

Let's be honest, killing is this film's business...and business is good.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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Ninja isn't a great movie, but if you're in the right frame of mind, it is a bloody good time.
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Despite the pace, though -- pedal, have you met my friend metal? -- Ninja Assassin still has some of its best stuff left at the end, when...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
A convincing, reasonably co-ordinated action movie. Nothing special, but lovers of the genre will enjoy the workouts, especially if they...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Just not feeling the holiday spirit? Maybe a brainless, extra-bloody B-movie will provide the boost you're looking for.
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38

Washington Post

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Ten minutes after you leave the movie, all the battles will have blended in your memory into a ceaseless muddle of sliced-off appendages,...
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38

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
This amateurish action flick is so lacking in personality or punch, it ought to be titled "V for Video Store Discount Bin."
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It’s like Bob Fosse night at the martial-arts studio. Most of the killing here is done with bladed throwing stars that, like the ninjas...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Numbingly gory when it isn’t just plain numbing.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's a gorefest, a borefest and a snorefest.
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NINJA ASSASSIN. Grade: C+. (Based on advance VIP press preview - Thurs. 11/19)

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I was appalled by the muddled action scenes that were filmed in murky lighting - obscuring any coherence which made the fight scenes difficult to follow. And I was chagrined by how liberal blood...

have to

By thsdudtod
have to...

Best ninja movie ever!

By Slapnotz
This sets the bar for all ninja movies. Non stop action and the gore factor is up there, so definitely not for the squeamish. Not too many movies are worth the $10.50 or more you are forced to pay...

ACTION-PACKED, THE ONLY REASON WHY IT'S GETTING SO-SO REVIEWS ON FANDANGO IS BECAUSE

By dory17
people who haven't even watched the movie yet had written reviews of how they aren't GOING to watch it or just voted so-so without any legitimate reasons. Overall it had good action scenes and it...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
mindless violence... just my type...

good

By maydayqueen92
good movie - never lost interest when it was playing and action scenes were great :)...

MUST WATCH!!!!!! PEOPLE, GO WATCH!!

By HelloMelonx3
Honestly, I had low expectations for this movie...HOWEVER, BOY WAS I WRONG!!!!!!!!!! For those people who are all spazzing about TWILIGHT, how about watch Ninja Assassin. NEW MOON WAS A...

Oh Sh*t!

By I_B_Me_UBU
If you are more into vampires and werewolves, this aint your movie. If you want a feel good rags-to- riches kind of story about a down and out homeless guy turned football pro, this aint your movie. ...

action

By movie_slank
If you don't like action movies of the martial arts variety, don't see this movie. If you don't like seeing some blood from said marital arts fights, don't see this movie. If you don't like really...

Everything I expected, very enjoyable.

By burndtdan
This movie was bloody, violent, dark, and almost completely devoid of a plot. In other words, everything I went to see it for. What is especially commendable is what this movie didn't have... it...

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Rated R | For strong bloody stylized violence throughout, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Extremely bloody, but it will entertain mature action fans.
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