Ninja Assassin (Blu-ray)

Directed By: James McTeigue Starring: Naomie Harris

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The filmmakers behind The Matrix and V for Vendetta bring new blood (lots of it!) to martial arts movies in Ninja Assassin. Korean pop star Rain (Speed Racer) stars as heroic, deadly Raizo. Trained from childhood in the way of the Ozunu Clan ninja, he is stalked by fellow warriors for breaking free of them and their iron-willed dojo patriarch (martial arts legend Sho Kosugi) - and is on the run with a Europol agent (Naomie Harris) who has proof the clan sells assassination services to governments. The action is start-to-finish - fast, fierce, filled with weaponry (chains, swords, staffs, shuriken) and awesome athleticism. Fear not the weapon, but the hand that wields it.


Studio Warner
SKU 214100207
UPC 883929049394
UPC 14 00883929049394
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 3/16/2010
Rating Rating
Martial Arts
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note James McTeigue (V FOR VENDETTA) directs this action film about a highly skilled hitman. Korean singer and actor Rain (SPEED RACER) stars in the title role, and he must protect a beautiful Europol agent played by Naomi Harris (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END) from a rival killer (Rick Yune). Larry and Andy Wachowski are on board as producers.
Hollywood Reporter "[With] lush visuals and terrific special effects, pulled off with a combination of practical and digital tricks." 11/11/2009
Entertainment Weekly "[L]et's be honest, killing is this film's business...and business is good." -- Grade: B 12/04/2009
James McTeigue
Naomie Harris
Cast & Crew
Shô Kosugi - Star
Naomie Harris - Star
Rain - Star
Rick Yune - Star
Ben Miles - Star
Michael Straczynski - Screenwriter
Matthew Sand - Screenwriter
Graham "Grace" Walker - Production Designer
Jon Jashni - Executive Producer
Giancarlo Ganziano - Editor
Thomas Tull - Executive Producer
Karl Walter Lindenlaub - Director of Photography
William Fay - Executive Producer
Carlo Poggioli - Costume Designer
Andy Wachowski - Producer
Joel Silver - Producer
Grant Hill - Producer
Larry Wachowski - Producer
James McTeigue - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2009
UPC 00883929049394
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 99 minutes
Color Color
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  2.40:1
ReviewSource New York Post
Review Not to brag, but who is this Ninja Assassin fellow compared to me? He: gets sliced to the bone by whirling blades, is blasted unconscious by stun guns and does handstands on a bed of nails. I: sat through Old Dogs...Korean pop singer Rain plays Raizo, a child raised in the world's coolest orphanage: Chores include learning to maim and slash the other children, who are being raised to be ninja assassins by their dark master Lord Ozunu. These orphans don't beg, unless it's to say, "Please, sir, I want some more whoop-ass."...Europol becomes a target of the rest of the Ozunus, who can't allow anyone to jump the queue when it comes to torturing Raizo. The forensics expert, though, joins forces with Raizo after receiving a warning letter containing the evil ninjas' trademark black sand...I can tell her that an invitation to attend a screening of a new Disney movie that stars Robin Williams would have been equally unsettling...Ninja Assassin, which is bloodier than peak hour at the abattoir, offers about 2? films' worth of roaring action -- Raizo is so handy with a chain that surrounding ninjas fall like dandelions against a weed whacker -- played with an earnest B-movie fervor. 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 the master returns to demonstrate his extra-special, super-most-deadliest technique. This movie knows exactly what it is: Gonzo silliness about bodies turned into human salsa.
Reviewer Kyle Smith
ReviewRating 6
DVD, Widescreen
Product Attributes
Video Format Blu-Ray
Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly Let's be honest, killing is this film's business...and business is good.
Ethan Alter, The Hollywood Reporter ...a bloody good time.

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