The Karate Kid (1984)

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 90% / Audience 82%

8/10

Rated PG 2 hr 2 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
John G. Avildsen
CAST
Martin Kove  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Pat Morita  •  Randee Heller

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Martin Kove John Kreese
Ralph Macchio Daniel LaRusso
Pat Morita Mr. Kesuke Miyagi
Randee Heller Lucille LaRusso
Chad McQueen Dutch
Elisabeth Shue Ali Mills
Ron Thomas Bobby
Rob Garrison Tommy
William Zabka Johnny Lawrence
Scott Strader Eddie