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The Sensei (2008)

Not Rated
103 min | Action, Drama, Sport

In 1985 Colorado, a long-absent woman, proficient as a black belt in martial arts, returns home where she agrees, secretly, to train a bullied gay teen.
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Diana Lee Inosanto (as D. Lee Inosanto)
Writer
Diana Lee Inosanto (as D. Lee Inosanto)
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$ 2,200,000
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Release date
May 4, 2008 (United States)

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Diana Lee Inosanto
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Michael O'Laskey II
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Ayo Fadeyi
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Curtis Magee-Ortiz
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Jeff Liu
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
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Danny Lopez
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Kerry Knuppe
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Robert Kammer
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Tim Lounibos
Simon O'Neil Simon O'Neil   See fewer
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Michael Hake
Gary O'Neil Gary O'Neil   See fewer
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Germaine De Leon
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Gina Scalzi
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Taki Nakano Taki Nakano   See fewer
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Michael Yama
Yori Nakano Yori Nakano   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 336 votes