R | | Action, Crime, Drama
After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds... See full summary »
The Kuji-Kiri are the Ninja's Nine Levels of Power. They are 1. Rin - Strength of mind and body. 2. Pyo - Direction of energy. 3. Toh - Harmony with the universe. 4. Sha - Healing of self and others. 5. Kai - Premonition of danger. 6. Jin - Knowing the thoughts of others. 7. Retsu - Mastery of time and space. 8. Zai - Control of the elements of nature. and 9. Zen - Enlightenment.
Braden, you're dealing with me now. As far as you're concerned, that stuff is already paid for. It's mine. So don't try any funny stuff.
Braden: Don't fuck with the Japanese, Chifano. They can be very dangerous.
Chifano: I'll fuck with whoever I want. I don't need ...
When Braden throws the mini knife into Chifano's hand at the end of the film, Chifano turns his hand around, the point of the blade is at a lower position than where the handle and the rest of the blade entered into his hand.
The version of the film that aired on pay cable channels in the mid 80s (HBO, Showtime and Cinemax)was the full uncut version containing all of the scenes that for some reason were missing on the VHS editions. Those channels used the print that was shown theatrically and not the same print used on the home video versions
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