From out of the vault, via the mean streets of Florida, comes the greatest so-bad-it's-good synth rock ninja action street justice saga you've never heard of: Miami Connection -- a movie that time forgot, but it refused to go down without a fight!
The year is 1987. Motorcycle ninjas tighten their grip on Florida's narcotics trade, viciously annihilating anyone who dares move in on their turf. Multi-national martial arts rock band Dragon Sound have had enough, and embark on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crushing justice. When not chasing beach bunnies or performing their hit song "Against the Ninja," Mark and the boys are kicking and chopping at the drug world's smelliest underbelly. It'll take every ounce of their blood and courage, but Dragon Sound can't stop until they've completely destroyed the dealers, the drunk bikers, the kill-crazy ninjas, the middle-aged thugs, the "stupid cocaine"... and the entire MIAMI CONNECTION!
Written, produced by and starring 9th degree black belt philosopher/author/inspirational speaker Grandmaster Y.K. Kim, the film was only released theatrically in Orlando before being quickly boo'd off the screen and into obscurity before being unearthed decades later by Drafthouse Films for all to experience and enjoy.
Blu-ray Special Features:
- Friends For Eternity: The Making of Miami Connection
- Audio Commentary with Star/Writer/Producer Y.K. Kim and Writer/Star Joseph Diamand
- Deleted Scenes
- The 25th Anniversary Dragon Sound Reunion Concert From Fantastic Fest 2012
- Theatrical Trailer created by Hobo with a Shotgun director Jason Eisener
- Who Is Y.K. Kim? Promo Video and More
See Y.K. Kim, Vincent Hirsch and Maurice Smith in an exclusive alternate ending clip from 'Miami Connection,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and special limited edition VHS:
To celebrate the new home entertainment release of 'Miami Connection' we're doing a giveaway! One grand prize winners will receive a 'Miami Connection' Blu-ray Prize Pack, consisting of a 'Miami Connection' Blu-ray, a poster, a Dragon Sound vinyl 7" two-song soundtrack and a Dragon Sound t-shirt. Here's how to enter:
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Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on December 17th, 2012. Winners will be notified on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
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