Full Metal Ninja (1988)

Nomination Year: 1998
SYNOPSIS:  Some American ninja footage shoehorned into a pretty-high-quality Asian martial arts film.

The Asian plot involves a good ninja (Eagle) revenging himself against those people who killed his parents and kidnapped his sister.

The American ninjas assist him in his quest (in a very low-budget splitscreen sort of way) while fighting evil American ninjas along the way.

In all fairness -- this is an entertaining film.

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina, Literally
"Please help him, God." God helps him. "Thank you, God."

Best One-Liner

What Do You Say to the Nice Man, Dear?
"I'm sorry I offended you, asshole!"

Acting Appropriately Stupid

"I Got 'Im!"
The guy just wiped out your little band of brigands, but spared your life. As he walks away, do you thank him? No, you try to ambush him alone.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Pierre Kirby  
Jean Paul  
Renato Sala  
Director Claim to Fame
Godfrey Ho possibly directed more Smithee films than anyone else - also known as: Alton Cheung, Tommy Cheung, Ho Chi-Keung, Elton Chong, Daniel Clough, Leong Fui Fong, Antonin Gasner, Martin Greenfield, Godfrey Hall, Zhi Jiang He, Benny Ho, Chi-Mou Ho, Chun-Sing Ho, Fong Ho, York Lam, Bruce Lambert, Charles Lee, Frank Lewis, Joe Livingstone, Jerry Sawyer, Victor Sears, Robert Young, Albert Yu 

Kevin Hogan

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