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List of the best Pat Morita movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Pat Morita's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Pat Morita movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Pat Morita movies will be at the top of the list. Pat Morita has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Pat Morita movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Pat Morita films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Pat Morita role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Pat Morita performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films, like Babes in Toyland and Jimmy the Kid, in it.

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Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita 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 ...more

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Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Tamlyn Tomita The Karate Kid, Part II is a 1986 American martial arts film. A sequel to 1984's The Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita reprise their respective roles as young karate student Daniel ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The Battle of Midway, is a 1976 Technicolor war film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch ...more

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Uma Thurman, Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American comedy-drama-romance film based on Tom Robbins' 1976 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Gus Van Sant and starred an ensemble cast led ...more

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Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively The Karate Kid, Part III is a 1989 martial arts film, and the second sequel to the hit motion picture The Karate Kid. The film stars Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita and Robyn ...more

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Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. The screenplay by Richard Morris focuses on a naive young woman who finds herself ...more

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Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Walton Goggins The Next Karate Kid is a 1994 American martial arts drama film starring Pat Morita and Hilary Swank. It is the fourth and final film in the original The Karate Kid series. It was directed by ...more

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Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, Ming-Na Wen Mulan II is a 2004 American direct-to-video Disney animated film directed by Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland and is a sequel to the 1998 animated film Mulan. The entire cast from the first ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Keanu Reeves, Pat Morita Babes in Toyland is a 1986 television film directed by Clive Donner which stars Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, and Keanu Reeves. The film is based on the operetta of the same title by Victor ...more

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Don Knotts, Pat Morita, Barbara Rhoades The Shakiest Gun in the West is a 1968 Western comedy film starring Don Knotts. It was directed by Alan Rafkin and written by Jim Fritzell and Everett Greenbaum. The film is a remake of The ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars Honeymoon in Vegas is a 1992 comedy film directed by Andrew Bergman and starring Nicolas Cage, James Caan and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Pat Morita, Erik Estrada, Efren Ramirez King Cobra is a 1999 Trimark Pictures direct to video horror/sci-fi film about an escaped genetically engineered hybrid of an Asian King Cobra and an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. The film ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Milton Berle, Penny Marshall Evil Roy Slade is a 1972 made-for-television spoof-Western comedy film about the "meanest villain in the West". It was directed by Jerry Paris and co-produced and co-written by Garry

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Haley Joel Osment, Mark Harmon, Pat Morita I'll Remember April is a 1999 film starring Pat Morita, Pam Dawber, Haley Joel Osment, Mark Harmon and Yuki Tokuhiro. It was directed by Bob Clark.

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Alan Arkin, Pat Morita, Ed McMahon Full Moon High is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by Larry Cohen, centering on a high school werewolf who tries to keep his secret from others. He also ignores his girlfriend's ...more

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Chevy Chase, Jaime Pressly, Jon Voight The Karate Dog is a 2004 television film directed by Bob Clark and produced by Frank Hübner. It stars Chevy Chase, Simon Rex, Jon Voight, and Jaime Pressly. Nicollette Sheridan and Pat ...more

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Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bissett, William Holden When Time Ran Out is a disaster film released in 1980, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Burgess Meredith, Valentina ...more

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jaime Pressly, Danny Trejo Inferno is a 1999 American action film directed by John G. Avildsen, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Danny Trejo and Pat Morita. Eddie Lomax is a veteran soldier sick of life, wandering the ...more

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Charlton Heston, Pat Morita, Julia Nickson-Soul Genghis Khan, a 1992 film, began shooting in Kyrgyzstan by Kyrgyz director Tolomush Okeyev but, after several weeks of much expense in project development, preparation, and pre-production, the ...more

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Ringo Starr, John Stamos, Sammy Davis Alice in Wonderland is a two-part film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice books. An Irwin Allen production, it was a special made for television and used a huge all-star cast of notable actors ...more

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Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn, Pat Morita Slapstick of Another Kind is an American comic science fiction film. It was filmed in 1982, and released in March 1984 by both The S. Paul Company/Serendipity Entertainment Releasing Company and ...more

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Pat Morita, Michael Nouri, Michael Imperioli High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story is a 2003 biopic focusing on the life of American professional poker and gin player Stu Ungar. Stuey is the film's alternate title. The film features cameos from ...more

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Lauren Holly, Pat Morita, Hunter Tylo Down and Derby is a 2005 comedy film about a Cub Scouts' pinewood derby race. The cars in the race are meant to be built from kits by Cub Scouts with appropriate adult supervision, but in Down ...more

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Jay Leno, Pat Morita, Ernie Hudson Collision Course is a 1989 action-comedy film starring Jay Leno as a Detroit police officer and Pat Morita as a Japanese officer forced to work together to recover a Japanese turbocharger stolen ...more

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Hulk Hogan, Ray Charles, Nicollette Sheridan Spy Hard is a 1996 American spy comedy film parody starring Leslie Nielsen and Nicollette Sheridan, parodying James Bond films and other action films. The introduction to the movie is sung by ...more

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Linda Blair, Andrew Dice Clay, Pat Morita Night Patrol is a 1984 movie starring Linda Blair, Pat Paulsen, Andrew Dice Clay, Billy Barty, and Murray Langston.

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Pat Morita, Vito Scotti, Angelo Rossitto I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? is a 1970s black comedy movie directed by Steven Hilliard Stern, and starring Bob Dishy and Joanna Barnes. Originally Peter Sellers was to be cast as the lead but ...more

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Tom Hanks, Kim Basinger, Denise Richards Elvis Has Left the Building is a 2004 film directed by Joel Zwick and starring Kim Basinger as a cosmetics saleswoman who accidentally kills a series of Elvis impersonators as they travel to a ...more

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Pat Morita, James Hong, Daniel Bernhardt Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite is the sequel to the 1987 film Bloodsport. This sequel had a limited release before going direct-to-video in 1996 and starred Daniel Bernhardt, who reprised the ...more

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Pat Morita, John Rhys-Davies, James Hong Bloodsport III is the third film in the Bloodsport franchise. It was released direct-to-video in 1997 and starred Daniel Bernhardt for the second time as Alex Cardo.

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Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Rock Hudson The Vegas Strip Wars is a 1984 television movie directed by George Englund and starred Rock Hudson, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones and Pat Morita. The plot involves a charming Las Vegas hotel ...more

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Emma Roberts, Pat Morita, Debra Jo Rupp Minkey, a super-spy primate, and his partner Mike were the two best spies in the business. For years, they made every mission possible... But when Mike retired to raise his baby girl, Amelia, he ...more

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Pat Morita, Michael Sarrazin, Clint Carleton Captive Hearts is a 1987 romantic-drama movie co-produced between Canada, the U.S. and Japan starring Pat Morita, and co-written by Morita and John A. Kuri. It was directed by Paul Almond, ...more

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Judd Nelson, Max von Sydow, Tamlyn Tomita Hiroshima: Out Of The Ashes is a 1990 drama history film written by John McGreevey and directed by Peter Werner.

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Pat Morita, Christopher Atkins, Bernie Kopell

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Cindy Margolis, Pat Morita, Rhonda Shear Earth Minus Zero is a 1996 comedy, family, science fiction film written by Jim Esposito, James Ford, Gary LoConti and directed by Joey Travolta.

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Brett Favre, Reggie White, Big Show Reggie's Prayer is a 1996 drama sports film written and directed by Paul McKellips.

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Jesse McCartney, Pat Morita, Cindy Williams The Biggest Fan is a film based around the band Dream Street. The main characters are Chris Trousdale and his "Biggest Fan" Debbie Worden. It was made in 2002 just before the band ...more

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Pat Morita, Peter Graves, Bridgette Andersen Savannah Smiles is a 1982 family film starring Bridgette Andersen, Donovan Scott, Mark Miller, who also wrote the film for the screen, Peter Graves, and Barbara Stanger.

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Pat Morita, David Bradley, James Lew American Ninja V is a 1993 action/adventure sequel starring David Bradley and Lee Reyes. It was directed by Bobby Jean Leonard and written by John Bryant Hedberg, Greg Latter and George ...more

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Pat Morita, Tamlyn Tomita, Mark Dacascos Only the Brave is a 2006 independent film about the 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team, a segregated World War II fighting unit primarily made up of "Nisei" Japanese ...more

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Taylor Lautner, Jennette McCurdy, Pat Morita Shadow Fury is an action/science-fiction film released in Japan on October 30, 2001, starring Sam Bottoms. This is the feature film debut of both Taylor Lautner and Jennette McCurdy.

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Christina Aguilera, Ming-Na Wen, Pat Morita Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan' is a 1998 musical TV film directed by Steve Binder.

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Pat Morita, Martin Mull, Vincent Schiavelli Miracle Beach is a 1992 fantasy/comedy film starring Dean Cameron, Ami Dolenz, and Pat Morita.

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Gary Coleman, Pat Morita, Ruth Gordon Jimmy the Kid is a 1982 comedy film starring Gary Coleman and Paul Le Mat. It was directed by Gary Nelson, produced by Ronald Jacobs, and released in November 1982 by New World Pictures. ...more

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Don Rickles, Pat Morita, Adam West

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Julie Newmar, Pat Morita A Very Missing Person is a 1972 crime drama film directed by Russ Mayberry.

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Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith, Jerry Lewis Miss Cast Away and the Island Girls is a 2004 American parody anarchic comedy film written and directed by Bryan Michael Stoller, produced on a $2 million budget. It features Michael Jackson in ...more

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Cloris Leachman, Pat Morita, Dean Norris Blind Alleys was a 1985 television special produced by Metromedia. It is the story of two people once linked by an interracial marriage setting up for their daughter's wedding. The film features ...more