50,695 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 nomination for Best Supporting Actor. ... more on Wikipedia

The Karate Kid is ranked on...

#16 of 672 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies 154.3k 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......
#392 of 659 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time 127.4k VOTES The best soundtracks ever are more than just a collection of songs in a particular order; they evoke and accentuates th...
#512 of 1,222 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time 205.9k VOTES This list contains greatest movie themes and scores ever recorded, chosen by the Ranker community. (NOTE: This list is for f...
#115 of 1,778 People who voted for The Karate Kid... People under 30 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Most Rewatchable Movies 2.8M VOTES There are some movies that I always stop at and watch if I see them on TV or I can put in the DVD player and watch when I'm ...
#223 of 239 The Most Inspirational Movies Ever 44.3k VOTES This inspirational movies list, with videos, includes some of the most uplifting films of all time. Inspiring films do not c...
#163 of 291 The Best Teen Romance Movies 565k VOTES A list of the best teen romance movies, ranked by love-obsessed fans of all ages. Throughout film history, one of the most b...
#186 of 6,053 People who voted for The Karate Kid... also upvote Denzel Washington on The Best Actors Working Today also upvote Harrison Ford on The Best Actors Working Today The Best Movies of All Time 4.5M VOTES These are the best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. What are the greatest movies of all time...
#24 of 613 The Greatest Movies of the 1980s, Ranked 415.2k VOTES Since it was one of the greatest decades for film, here's a list of the best movies of the 80s. These are the most popu...
#62 of 708 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars 146.6k 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...
#846 of 1,254 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time 896.2k VOTES The funniest movies of all time, ranked by fans. What are the funniest movies ever made? From Airplane! to The Jerk to The 4...
#31 of 171 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made 115.6k 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...
#78 of 535 The Greatest Movies for Guys 116.2k 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 ...
#4 of 168 The Best Movies of 1984 9.9k VOTES A list of the best movies of 1984, from instant classics like The Karate Kid to adventure films like Indiana Jones and t...
#9 of 18 Great Films That Get Away With Not Explaining Things 54.6k 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 ...
#69 of 284 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 81.2k 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 ...
#66 of 226 Movies with the Best Soundtracks 21k VOTES What movies have the best soundtracks? Director Quentin Tarantino once compared his movie soundtrack to "a kind of a pe...
#77 of 363 The Greatest Movie Themes 69.6k VOTES A memorable movie theme song is an underrated crucial element that helps turn a great movie into an iconic one. At its cor...
#23 of 57 The Best Adventure Movies for Kids 5.6k VOTES List of best kids adventure movies. What are the top kids adventure movies? This is a list of the best kids adventure movies...
#10 of 188 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 60.8k VOTES From football movies to baseball films, these are the most inspirational sports movies of all time. This list of the best sp...
#1 of 20 Plot Holes That Will Ruin Your Favorite Action Movies 2.7k VOTES Everyone knows that, generally speaking, action movies are not to be taken seriously. When you go to the movie theater to ch...
#8 of 14 '80s Movie Fan Theories 3.2k VOTES Something about movies from the '80s brings out the inner nerd in people. Whether these films make us sing al...
#80 of 275 The Best Movies for Men 8.5k 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...
#1 of 18 Oscar-Nominated Movies with Plot Holes You Can't Unsee 7k VOTES There’s an unspoken deal between filmmakers and spectators. Filmmakers ask that spectators accept films as make believe and ...
#3 of 57 The Best Movies for Boys to Watch 7.1k 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...
#6 of 37 The 30+ Greatest Sports Drama Movies of All Time 1.5k VOTES Camaraderie, heart, and a good underdog story are often at the core of a good sports drama. The top sports drama movies tap ...
#6 of 35 The Best High School Sports Movies 3.8k 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...
#2 of 25 The 25+ Best Sports Movies for Kids 1.6k VOTES There's nothing more exciting than an underdog team fighting to win the big game, especially when kids are involved. The top...
#6 of 21 The Best Sports Romance Movies 840 VOTES When the thrill of competition is combined with an emotional love story, great filmmaking can be achieved. The best romant...
#6 of 32 The Best Single Mom Movies 2.5k VOTES This list contains information about single mom movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best single mom movies ...
#20 of 100 The Best '80s Action Movies 54.9k VOTES A list of the best '80s action movies arguably represents a list of the greatest action movies of all time. The Terminator, ...
#22 of 113 The Best PG Action Movies 7.2k VOTES List of PG action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG action m...
#14 of 337 The Best Feel-Good Movies 350.8k 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 ...
#8 of 69 The Greatest Teen Movies of the 1980s 89.8k 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...
#315 of 816 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time 342k VOTES The greatest action movies of all time starring some of the best action stars to have ever fought on screen. The best action...
#27 of 302 People who voted for The Karate Kid... Men are 2x more likely to vote for this The Best Teen Movies of All Time 637.9k VOTES Need a new movie to watch? Here's a list of the best teen movies and films about teenagers, adolescence, and high school. Wh...
#185 of 236 The Best PG Action/Adventure Movies 3.4k VOTES List of PG action/adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best P...
#19 of 102 The Best Inspirational Movies 13.4k VOTES This is a ranked list of the best inspirational movies as voted on by men and women. This inspirational list includes sports...
#33 of 205 The Best PG Family Movies 8.8k VOTES List of PG family movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG family m...
#12 of 179 The Best PG Adventure Movies 4.7k VOTES List of PG adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG adven...
#31 of 150 The Best Movies About Getting Revenge 39.4k VOTES A list of the best revenge movies. These are the best revenge films ever made. If you believe we missed something that shoul...
#26 of 421 The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies 45.1k VOTES All the best movies with martial arts action compiled into a list of the best martial art movies. Martial arts movies are am...
#6 of 73 The Greatest Kids Movies of the 1980s 15.4k 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...
#11 of 168 The Best Coming of Age Movies 14.7k 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...
#11 of 200 The Best PG Sports Movies 1.6k VOTES List of PG sports movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG sports m...
#11 of 52 The Best Teen Drama Movies, Ranked 8.3k VOTES This list contains information on the best teen drama movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best teen drama f...
#54 of 189 The Best PG Drama Movies 1.4k VOTES List of PG drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG drama mov...
#10 of 25 The Top 25 Must-See Quintessential '80s Movies 34.1k VOTES The '80s made for some great movies and - if you missed the decade - you may not realize all the great films released t...
#7 of 159 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time 5k VOTES The best family drama movies represent a fun bonding experience for the entire family. What makes a good family drama? Typic...
#3 of 42 The Best '80s Kung Fu Movies 1.8k VOTES The best ‘80s kung fu movies, and other martial arts movies, embody the rugged individualism and spirit of the decade; a t...
#15 of 28 Good Movies for 7 Year Olds 2.5k 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 ye...
#4 of 99 The Best PG Teen Movies 1.8k VOTES List of PG teen movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG teen movie...
#5 of 70 Good Movies for 9 Year Olds 3.1k 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 mov...
#4 of 68 The Best Movies About Underdogs 5.5k VOTES There’s nothing more inspirational than a movie about an underdog who is victorious despite all the odds stacked against the...
#13 of 40 The Best Movies About Character Reinventing Themselves 620 VOTES This list contains information on the best movies about characters reinventing themselves, ranked from best to worst by user...
#3 of 20 Great '80s Movies Your Kids Will Love 716 VOTES It can be difficult to get your children to watch a movie that was released before they were born. It's natural to want to s...
#1 of 36 The Best PG Martial Arts Movies 666 VOTES List of PG martial arts movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG ma...
#26 of 55 The Best Movies For and About Teachers, Ranked 2.8k VOTES A list of the best teacher movies. These are films that focus on teachers, teaching, and the conflicts our educators often g...
#9 of 28 Good Movies for 8 Year Olds 1.6k VOTES This list has tons of wonderful movies for 8 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Just like the best TV shows...
#9 of 421 The Best Columbia Pictures Movies 8.2k VOTES List of Columbia Pictures movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Columbia Pictures pro...
#6 of 34 The Best Movies About Bullying 1k VOTES There's cyber bullying, physical bullying, playground bullying, and that creepy kid from The Christmas Story. Bullies a...
#5 of 144 The Best PG Coming Of Age Movies 1.6k 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 42 The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies 1k VOTES List of the best Elisabeth Shue movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Elisabeth Shue's highest gr...
#2 of 11 The Best Chad McQueen Movies 34 VOTES List of the best Chad McQueen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chad McQueen's highest grossi...
#2 of 30 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Sports Movies 225 VOTES Sometimes there's nothing like a good list of guilty pleasure sports movies to revamp your belief in yourself. Okay, so...
#1 of 24 The Best Ralph Macchio Movies 724 VOTES List of the best Ralph Macchio movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ralph Macchio's highest gros...
#1 of 63 The Best Pat Morita Movies 323 VOTES List of the best Pat Morita movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Pat Morita's highest grossing m...
#24 of 30 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies 190 VOTES Due to their ridiculous premises, bad acting, and corny special effects, guilty pleasure adventure movies are fantastic...
#31 of 76 The Best PG Family Drama Movies 659 VOTES List of PG family drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG fa...
#2 of 13 The Best Larry B. Scott Movies 47 VOTES List of the best Larry B. Scott movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Larry B. Scott's highest gr...
#2 of 22 The Best Martial Arts Movies for Kids 50 VOTES Is there anything more fun than watching two martial arts masters at the top of their game? Everybody loves them, but it can...
#28 of 40 The Best Coming of Age Drama Films 60 VOTES The best coming of age drama movies are capable of truly touching your heart. These films capture the complicated, emotional...
The Highest Grossing Movie Franchises of All Time 18.8k VIEWS All the highest grossing movie franchises of all time in one convenient list of the top grossing movie franchises ever. Harr...
#11 of 25 The Top 25 Must-See Quintessential Teen Movies 7.7k VOTES We all grew up watching them, so it's only natural everyone has their favorite teen movie. Whether it was released back in t...
Beliefnet's Top 10 Underdogs Movies 3.5k 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 3.8k 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...

Famous Movies Filmed in Los Angeles Famous Movies Filmed in California Romance Movies and Films List of All Teen Movies Movies Directed By John G. Avildsen List of Films Scored By Bill Conti Movies Produced by Jerry Weintraub List of All Movies Released in 1984