3 Ninjas 1992

Critics score:
29 / 100

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Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune: A miserable ripoff of The Karate Kid. Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: A lively, good-looking kiddie action comedy best left to those under 10. Read more

John Hartl, Seattle Times: The movie is saddled with a junky visual style, haphazard editing and occasional out-of-focus shots. Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: The film can't seem to make up its mind whether it wants to be a comedy, a fantasy or an adventure film. Read more

Nigel Kendall, Time Out: Can the trio use their ninja secrets to escape? Will granddad defeat the gun-runner in hand-to-hand combat? If you can't guess the answers to these questions you are under 11 and will absolutely love this film. Read more

Joseph McBride, Variety: Director Jon Turtletaub and editor David Rennie keep things zipping along. Read more

Hal Hinson, Washington Post: A Frankenstein of a movie, an unhappy creature stitched together out of the body parts of other movies. Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: Even in this conglomerate era of marketed, predigested mediocrity, this Disney movie slips instantly into the humdrum Read more