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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation

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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
American Ninja 2 Poster.jpg
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Sam Firstenberg
Release Date 1987
Studio Cannon Films
Golan-Globus Productions
Main Cast
Character Actor
Joe Armstrong Michael Dudikoff
Curtis Jackson Steve James
Alicia Sanborn Michelle Botes
Leo "The Lion" Burke Gary Conway
Capt. "Wild Bill" Woodward Jeff Celentano
Tojo Ken Mike Stone
Sgt. Charlie McDonald Larry Poindexter

American Ninja 2: The Confrontation is the 1987 action sequel to 1985's American Ninja. The movie was directed by Sam Firstenberg and in this sequel, Joe Armstrong (Michael Dudikoff) and Curtis Jackson (Steve James) are tasked with a mission to infiltrate a Caribbean island where several US Marines have gone missing. Steve James would return for the third film, 1989's American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt and would reunite with Dudikoff for the final film in the series, 1990's American Ninja 4: The Annihilation.

The following weapons were used in the film American Ninja 2: The Confrontation:


CZ 75

In the final scene Sgt. Charlie McDonald (Larry Poindexter) is armed with a pistol that appears to be a CZ 75 of some early version.

"Pre-B" CZ 75 - 9x19mm
Charlie McDonald (at the left) holds a pistol and Micro Uzi SMG.

Submachine Guns

Kommando LDP

Submachine guns that are used by both Marines and The Lion's guards appear to be Kommando LDP, South African version of Sa 23 submachine gun series (the movie was filmed in South Africa).

Kommando-LDP "Rhuzi" - 9x19mm
A Marine at the left holds the SMG. The stock of his gun is supposed to be folded, not retractable as it is used as foregrip.
A guard holds his gun single-hand. The wire stock is used as a foregrip.

Armscor BXP

Submachine guns that appear to be early version of Armscor BXP (in late 80s it was manufactured by Mechem) are also used by The Lion's guards.

Armscor BXP, early version - 9x19mm
A guard at the right holds a submachine gun. Note the different shape of the sights and retractable wire stock.
A guard with the SMG.
A guard fires his gun. The sights look Uzi-style.
A wire stock can be seen.

Micro Uzi

In the final scene Sgt. Charlie McDonald (Larry Poindexter) is also armed with a Micro Uzi.

IMI Micro Uzi with 15 round magazine - 9x19mm
Charlie McDonald (at the left) holds a pistol and Micro Uzi SMG.
Charlie McDonald (in green jacket) holds a pistol and Micro Uzi.


Armsel Striker

In the final scene Curtis Jackson (Steve James) is armed with an Armsel Striker. Striker shotguns are also seen in hands of The Lion's guards.

Armsel Striker - 12 gauge
A guard at the left holds a gun that seem to be a Striker.
Curtis Jackson holds his gun while readying a grenade.
Curtis Jackson with his gun.

Shotgun 1

In one scene Alicia Sanborn (Michelle Botes) carries a shotgun with pistol grip and extended magazine tube.

Joe Armstrong grabs the barrel of Alicia's shotgun when she aims the weapon on him.
Another view of Alicia's shotgun.

Atis R.G. 700

In the final scene "Wild Bill" Woodward (Jeff Celentano) is armed with a Atis R.G. 700 shotgun with pistol grip and short barrel.

Atis R.G. 700 with 4-round magazine and pistol grip - 12 Gauge
"Wild Bill" in attack.
A pistol grip can be seen.
A pump can be seen.

In the final scene Tojo Ken (Mike Stone) uses a another similar shotgun with wooden forend along with his ninja weapons.

Tojo Ken aims his shotgun.
Another view of the gun.
A close view of the business end.

Assault Rifles


FN FAL rifles are seen in hands of both Marines and The Lion's guards. They are supposed to be South African R1s.

FN FAL 50.00 - 7.62x51mm NATO
A Marine holds a FAL during the attack of The Lion's headquarters.
A guard with FN FAL.


M16A1 rifles are used by The Lion's guards and by several Marines in the final scene.

M16A1 with 20 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
A guard in airport holds an M16.
An M16 is seen in hands of The Lion's guard at the background.
A Marine at the background holds an M16.
A barrel of M16 is seen behind "Wild Bill" Woodward.

Machine Guns

Browning M2HB

A machine gun is mounted on the jeep of The Lion's guards. It is seen only in darkness but its general shape and size allows to guess it to be a Browning M2HB.

Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
American Ninja 2-MG-1.jpg

Hand Grenades

Mk 2 hand grenade

In the final confrontation, Curtis Jackson (Steve James) and several Marines, including "Wild Bill" Woodward (Jeff Celentano), use hand grenades, supposedly Mk 2.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
"Wild Bill" carries a grenade.

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