Cool Ninja Films of 2000s
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Dir: Jonathan Liebesman
Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.
Royal Kill (2009)
Dir: Babar Ahmed
Stars: Alexander Wraith, Gail Kim, Lalaine
When a female assassin is sent to the US to kill the last living heir to the modern day Himalayan Kingdom, royal solider is also sent to protect her. When he is face to face with the assassin his duty to the Kingdom becomes compromised.
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Dir: James McTeigue
Stars: Rick Yune, Naomie Harris, Rain
A young ninja turns his back on the orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.
Dir: Ryûhei Kitamura
Stars: Aya Ueto, Kenji Kohashi, Hiroki Narimiya
Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.
Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)
Dir: Shûsuke Kaneko
Stars: Aya Ueto, Yûma Ishigaki, Chiaki Kuriyama
Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former friend Nachi.
Naruto Shippûden: The Movie 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire (2009)
Dir: Masahiko Murata
Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Chie Nakamura, Satoshi Hino
Ninjas with bloodline limits begin disappearing in all the countries and blame points toward the fire nation. By Tsunade’s order, Kakashi is sacrificed to prevent an all out war. Naruto fights through friends and foes to prevent his death.
Dir: Kazuaki Kiriya
Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Takao Ohsawa, Ryôko Hirosue
Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief is murdered and uses his skills as a thief to help the poor.