Rain and Naomi Harris star in Ninja Assassin

Posted by BlackTreeTV on Dec. 06, 2009

It was always my understanding that ninja were so fearsome that no foe or monster — vampires included — could withstand their stealthy skills, but my preconceived notions have been dashed by the box office debut of Ninja Assassin, the WBs latest action epic produced by the Wachowski siblings.Despite all the ninja goodness promised by the films premise, Ninja Assassin couldnt topple the supernatural romantic powerhouse that is The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which remained the decisive victor at yesterdays box office. Instead, Ninja Assassin face-planted in the company of New Moon and its competitors — which is not an unprecedented move for ninja, mind you — by landing in fifth place with a mere $5.7 million, bringing the films cumulative total to $13.5 million since Wednesday.As if losing to a pack of vampires wasnt enough, Ninja Assassin also fell in the face of Old Dogs, the John Travolta and Robin Williams-starring family comedy that earned a fourth place finish on Friday and has ...

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