(poster image from JoBlo’s Pimpin’ Poster Palace)
Chuck Norris wearing a sweater woven from the universe? Check. A woman with a giant gun leaning through an interdimensional portal? Check. The bust of a ninja with no skin, with a hand that can’t possibly be his brandishing a sai in front of him? Check and check.
And that tagline: “In a world of choices, for one man there is no choice….” Which world is this? Are there worlds without choices? The poster doesn’t appear to be depicting Earth, is ours one of those worlds? Is this subtle social commentary?
An alternate poster for the same movie has a different and yet still amazing tagline, “The Ninja, unholy masters of terror. No one will admit they still exist,” but this one is the complete package. I’m just going to go ahead and call this the greatest movie poster from 1980.
Here’s the film’s trailer: