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The Karate Kid

(DVD - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Karate Kid
Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, [2005]
Edition: Special ed
ISBN: 140497380X
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE K
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Avildsen, John G. 1936-
Weintraub, Jerry Producer
Louis, R. J. Producer
Kamen, Robert Mark Author of screenplay
Crabe, James Cinematographer
Smith, Bud S. Film editor
Mulconery, Walt 1932-2001, Film editor
Conti, Bill Composer
Cassidy, William J. Artistic director
Macchio, Ralph George 1961-, Actor
Morita, Pat 1932-2005, Actor
Shue, Elisabeth Actor
Zabka, William 1965-, Actor
Heller, Randee 1947-, Actor
Kove, Martin Actor
Columbia Pictures
Alternate Title: Karate kid collection


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Aug 08, 2013
  • crystal_dark rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie was great! Mr. Miyagi is a really fun character and I love the relationship between him and Daniel.

Jun 24, 2013
  • ARamos123 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Love this movie. Ralph is a great actor and is soo cute. Best movie out of all three. Five Stars.

This movie is awesome. Ralph Macchio did a great job, I could not see anyone else being the karate kid. :)

Sep 02, 2012
  • TheOutsidersFanatic rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wax on, wax off. Ha! Okay, Ralph Macchio is absolutely amazing... Just sayin. Wayy better than the one with Jaden (fail) Smith. :P

Sep 02, 2012
  • KJtheEpicFailure rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

4 words...:

Aug 18, 2012
  • MARGARET Y LI rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is one of the most hilarious movies I have ever watched. Maybe I would like to again. :D

Thought this was a great movie for both girls and guys. There's plenty of action, humour and romance. The characters are very believable, and the ending put a smile on my face. A really good family movie.

Oct 06, 2011
  • Brian_Scott rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Saw both KARATE KID movies, and though both were good the remake was missing a key aspect. What the teacher was teaching the boy wasn't Karate, but Kung Fu. Also the original consentrated less on the fighting, and more on the relationship between the student and the teacher. Next time they shoult tory and have Daniel become the teacher to a brand new student.

May 04, 2011
  • NobleSix rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This was the first and best of "The Karate Kid" movies. Mr. Mayagi was a B.A. teacher.

May 03, 2011
  • MasterChief_Sierra117 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the best one in the series. It beat the modern remake with Jackie Chan. Even though Chan's amazing. but the old mentor man role like Mr Miyagi doesn't suit his character. He just too much of an action guy. Maybe when he's 65 he'll fit it better.

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Nov 14, 2010
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