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The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

2h 1m

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After being bullied by the local karate prodigy Johnny, Daniel takes it upon himself to master the art of karate. Mr. Miyagi agrees to mentor Daniel who enters a karate tournament to end his ordeal.

Details About The Karate Kid Movie :

Movie Released Date
22 Jun 1984
  • Action
  • Drama
Audio Languages:
  • English
  • Ralph Macchio
  • Pat Morita
  • Elisabeth Shue
  • William Zabka
  • Randee Heller
  • John G Avildsen

Keypoints about The Karate Kid :

1. Total Episode duration: 2h 1m

2. Audio Language: English

An Action-Packed Drama of 1984 'The Karate Kid'

In 1984, The Karate Kid, an English movie went on to launch a renowned cinematic franchise, which is today recognized for bringing Karate into mainstream American culture. The Karate Kid movie ranked among the highest-grossing movies of 1984. The movie has different sequels, and each has an exciting drama and story. Each part revolves around the good deeds and teaching of a Karate master (Miyagi) and his students (Daniel), fighting against different antagonist personalities. 

Praiseworthy Team of the Karate Kid Movie 

The Karate Kid movie has been praised for its action scenes, script, themes, acting, and soundtrack. The movie's script was written and produced by Robert Mark Kamen and Jerry Weintraub, respectively. And the whole editing process of The Karate Kid movie is done together by John G. Avildsen, Bud S. Smith, and Walt Mulconery. 

The movie turned out wholesome because of the performance of the actors. Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso, Pat Morita as Miyagi, Elisabeth Shue as Ali Mills, William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence, and Randee Heller as Lucille LaRusso (Daniel's mother). 

The Intrigue of The Karate Kid Movie

The movie starts with Daniel's harsh days at his high school. He was bullied by a rich kid named Johnny Lawrence and his friends. It was also seen that Daniel's bestfriend Ali Mills was Johnny's girlfriend. 

One day Miyagi, a Japanese handyman, saved Daniel from Johnny and his friends. Getting inspiration from Miyagi, Daniel asks him to teach him Karate for his self-protection. However, Miyagi refused the appealed proposal. Instead, he meets John Crease and asks him to settle the dispute between the children. However, Crease refused. After which, both teams start preparing for the All Valley Karate Championships to compete with each other. Miyagi also starts preparing Daniel for the fight.

Miyagi used all the day-to-day life chores to style Daniel's Karate skills and was teaching oppositely to Crease, who was insisting his children practice anger and competition day-by-day. During the preparation, Daniel also discovers Miyagi's past and a close relationship with him. Many romantic moments between Daniel and Ali were also flourishing throughout the movie.

In the tournament, Crease asks his students to fight against Daniel sinfully. However, Daniel beats Johnny in the end and wins the trophy and the heart of the audience. 

Overall performance of The Karate Kid Cast

The movie had an amazing script with the perfect matching actors performing the dialogues. The Karate Kid movie performed incredibly well, and thus it has its three sequels released. The movie has also won the 'best Family Motion Picture – Drama award. 

The performance of each actor in the movie was full of expression. Each of them did a fantastic job with a simple plot and dialogue. People can still not overcome the skilful act of Pat Morita as Miyagi and, of course, his dearest student Daniel (Ralph Macchio). 

The Karate Kid Movie Release Date on OTT

The Karate Kid III movie release date is June 22, 1984 in theaters and available on Zee5, an OTT platform to stream. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Karate Kid Movie

Q1. What is the name of the Karate Kid director?

Ans: The Karate Kid movie is directed by John G Avildsen.

Q2. Who composed the music for the movie, The Karate Kid 1986?

Ans. Bill Conti composed the mesmerizing songs for The Karate Kid (1986) movie. 

Q3. How much did the Karate Kid movie (1986) earn?

Ans. The Karate Kid 1986 movie earned a total of $130 million out of a budget of 13 million.

Q4. Who did the cinematography of the movie, The Karate Kid?

Ans. James Crabe did the cinematography of The Karate Kid movie (1984). 

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