26,431 total votes
The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal photography, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita and Elisabeth Shue. It is an underdog story in the mold of a previous success, Avildsen's 1976 film Rocky. It was a commercial success upon release, and garnered favorable critical acclaim, earning Morita an Academy Award nomin...

... more on Wikipedia

The Karate Kid is ranked on...

#22 of 88 The Best '80s Action Movies 25k votes A list of the best '80s action movies arguably represents a list of the greatest action movies of all time. The Terminat...
#27 of 734 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies 122k votes What makes a film a guilty pleasure? This is a movie that you love to watch, but won't display on your DVD shelf... or maybe...
#6 of 59 The Best '80s Kids Movies 5.7k votes This list of the top ‘80s kids movies is chock-full of genre classics. Is the best ‘80s kids movie E.T. the Extra Terrestria...
#75 of 224 The Greatest Movie Themes 38k votes A memorable movie theme song is an underrated crucial element that helps turn a great movie into an iconic one. At its core,...
#18 of 87 The Best Inspirational Movies 9.7k votes This is a ranked list of the best inspirational movies as voted on by men and women. This inspirational list includes sports...
#5 of 59 The Best '80s Teen Movies 62k votes Few decades have made their mark on film quite like the 1980s did. The era of John Hughes and oh so many classic teen movies...
#28 of 411 The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies 29k votes All the best movies with martial arts action compiled into a list of the best martial art movies. Martial arts movies are am...
#89 of 801 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars 84k votes List of movies Roger Ebert gave four stars, ranked best to eh. This is NOT a complete list of all of Roger Ebert's four star...
#34 of 225 The Best Sports Movies 57k votes Here is the ultimate list of the best sports movies ever made. Most guys, even some girls can't resist a tale about mostly m...
#46 of 58 The Best Movies for Boys 5.2k votes The films on this list of the best movies for boys have been ranked as the absolute best by the community when it comes to m...
#29 of 649 The Greatest Movies of the 1980s, Ranked 181k votes A list of the best movies of the 80s. These are the most popular films of the 1980's. While the 1980's is largely known for ...
#88 of 149 Movies with the Best Soundtracks 12k votes What movies have the best soundtracks? Director Quentin Tarantino once compared his movie soundtrack to "a kind of a pe...
#4 of 165 The Best Movies of 1984 3.4k votes A list of the best movies of 1984, from instant classics like The Karate Kid to adventure films like Indiana Jones and the T...
#82 of 254 People who voted for The Karate Kid... People in the South are 2x more likely to vote for this The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids 56k votes The films on this list of the best movies for 10 year olds have been ranked by the community as the best films for this age ...
#74 of 432 The Greatest Movies for Guys 84k votes The best guy movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list includes some of the greatest guy movies ever to hit ...
#31 of 354 People who voted for The Karate Kid... Men are 2x more likely to vote for this The Best Teen Movies of All Time 492k votes A list of the best teen movies and films about teenagers, adolescence, and high school. What are the best teen movies of all...
#6 of 34 The Best High School Sports Movies 2.3k votes Remember the good old days when life felt so innocent, and the future seemed wide open, waiting for you to step into it? The...
#46 of 121 The Best Revenge Movies 24k votes A list of the best revenge movies. These are the best revenge films ever made. If you believe we missed something that shoul...
#5 of 62 The Best Movies About Underdogs 3.4k votes There’s nothing more inspirational than a movie about an underdog who is victorious despite all the odds stacked against the...
#35 of 42 The Best Teacher Movies 1.9k votes A list of the best teacher movies. These are films that focus on teachers, teaching, and the conflicts our educators often g...
#10 of 260 The Best Feel-Good Movies 125k votes Want to feel warm and fuzzy inside? This is a ranked list of the best feel-good movies that make us experience all the good ...
#10 of 201 People who voted for The Karate Kid... People on the West Coast are 2x more likely to vote for this The Most Inspirational Sports Movies 47k votes From football movies to baseball films, these are the most inspirational sports movies of all time. This list of the best sp...
#2 of 35 The Best '80s Kung Fu Movies 973 votes The best ‘80s kung fu movies, and other martial arts movies, embody the rugged individualism and spirit of the decade; a tim...
#79 of 224 The Best Movies for Men 6k votes The films on this list of the best movies for men have been ranked by the community as the best films guys will love. From e...
#9 of 18 Great Films That Get Away with Not Explaining Things 39k votes There are generally two types of movie fans in the world. The first type needs to have every single loose end tied up. Just ...
#23 of 44 The Best Adventure Movies for Kids 1.7k votes List of best kids adventure movies. What are the top kids adventure movies? This is a list of the best kids adventure movi...
#10 of 26 The Best Single Mom Movies 1.9k votes This list contains information about single mom movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best single mom movies ...
#11 of 34 The Best Movies About Bullying 591 votes There's cyber bullying, physical bullying, playground bullying, and that creepy kid from  The Christmas Story. Bullies...
#28 of 30 Good Movies for 7 Year Olds 1.2k votes This list has all the most awesome movies for 7 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 7 ...
#6 of 14 Best Teen Movies Streaming on Hulu 152 votes Searching Hulu for a good teen film?  Look no further. This is a list of teen movies on Hulu and Hulu Plus, as ran...
#12 of 32 Good Movies for 9 Year Olds 930 votes When it comes to  movies for 9 year olds, this list, ranked from best to worst by user votes, has them all! The best...
#4 of 21 The Best Sports Romance Movies 88 votes When the thrill of competition is combined with an emotional love story, great filmmaking can be achieved. The best romantic...
#22 of 61 Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu 342 votes Searching Hulu for a good drama film?  Look no further. This is a list of dramas on Hulu and Hulu Plus, as ra...
#22 of 31 Good Movies for 8 Year Olds 646 votes This list has tons of wonderful movies for 8 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 8 yea...
#7 of 36 The 30+ Greatest Sports Drama Movies of All Time 209 votes Camaraderie, heart, and a good underdog story are often at the core of a good sports drama. The top sports drama movies tap ...
#1 of 18 Oscar-Nominated Movies with Plot Holes You Can't Unsee 2k votes There’s an unspoken deal between filmmakers and spectators. Filmmakers ask that spectators accept films as make believe and ...
#1 of 20 Plot Holes That Will Ruin Your Favorite Action Movies 1k votes Everyone knows that, generally speaking, action movies are not to be taken seriously. When you go to the movie theater to ch...
#1 of 25 The 25+ Best Sports Movies for Kids 348 votes There's nothing more exciting than an underdog team fighting to win the big game, especially when kids are involved. The top...
#14 of 21 Best Tournament Fight Scenes in Movies 36 votes We compiled the best tournament fight scenes in movies. From Hollywood action movies to foreign films, the greatest fight sc...
#77 of 205 The Best PG Family Movies 3.2k votes List of PG family movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG family m...
#1 of 42 The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies 767 votes List of the best Elisabeth Shue movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Elisabeth Shue's highest gr...
#7 of 150 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time 3.6k votes The best family drama movies represent a fun bonding experience for the entire family. What makes a good family drama? Typic...
#27 of 76 The Best PG Family Drama Movies 570 votes List of PG family drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG fa...
#20 of 400 The Best Columbia Pictures Movies 7.4k votes List of Columbia Pictures movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Columbia Pictures pro...
#1 of 143 The Best PG Coming Of Age Movies 1.4k votes List of PG coming of age movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG c...
#2 of 97 The Best PG Teen Movies 1k votes List of PG teen movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG teen movie...
#23 of 119 The Best PG Action Movies 6.6k votes List of PG action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG action m...
#2 of 24 The Best Ralph Macchio Movies 538 votes List of the best Ralph Macchio movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ralph Macchio's highest gros...
#13 of 158 The Best Coming of Age Movies 10k votes For this list, we're ranking the best coming of age movies of all time, with the help of your votes. The coming of age films...
#1 of 63 The Best Pat Morita Movies 290 votes List of the best Pat Morita movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Pat Morita's highest grossing m...
#1 of 36 The Best PG Martial Arts Movies 499 votes List of PG martial arts movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG ma...
My Favorite Movies Of All Time 234 views I tried to only include high quality drama and only the best written films including musicals of the highest caliber.  ...
#12 of 200 The Best PG Sports Movies 852 votes List of PG sports movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG sports m...
#2 of 11 The Best Chad McQueen Movies 31 votes List of the best Chad McQueen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chad McQueen's highest grossi...
The Highest Grossing Movie Franchises of All Time 6.7k views All the highest grossing movie franchises of all time in one convenient list of the top grossing movie franchises ever. Harr...
#76 of 189 The Best PG Drama Movies 1k votes List of PG drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG drama mov...
#1 of 13 The Best Larry B. Scott Movies 44 votes List of the best Larry B. Scott movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Larry B. Scott's highest gr...
#1 of 48 The Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time 128 votes A great movie quote doesn't have to be deep - it just has to be memorable! Rank up the classic quotes or catchphrases people...
#28 of 4,255 The Best Movies of All Time 22k votes
Beliefnet's Top 10 Underdogs Movies 3.3k views Beliefnet's 10 best underdog films. These are movies that root for the underdog. For the full article go to: http://www.beli...
Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies 3.7k views Beliefnet's top 20 inspirational sport films. These movies have some of the greatest sports moments ever shown onscreen. F...

The Karate Kid is also found on...

Romance Movies and Films List of All Teen Movies Famous Movies Filmed in California Famous Movies Filmed in Los Angeles List of Films Scored By Bill Conti Movies Directed By John G. Avildsen Movies Produced by Jerry Weintraub