The Karate Kid
Released
1984
Directed by
John G. Avildsen
Tagline
Only the 'Old One' could teach him the secrets of the masters.
He taught him the secret to Karate lies in the mind and heart. Not in the hands.
Produced by
Jerry Weintraub
Screenplay by
Robert Mark Kamen
Actors
Elisabeth Shue
Ralph Macchio
Pat Morita
Andrew Shue
Frances Bay
Peter Jason
Chris Krisea
William Zabka
Chris Casamassa
Martin Kove
Larry Drake
Randee Heller
Larry B. Scott
Bruce Malmuth
Chad McQueen
Sam Scarber
William Bassett
Pat E. Johnson
Tony O'Dell
Israel Juarbe
Rob Garrison
Tom Fridley
Ron Thomas
David Abbott
Todd Lookinland
Joan Lemmo
Frankie Avalon Jr.
Helen Siff
Dana Andersen
Ken Daly
Bernie Kuby
Jeff Fishman
Darryl Vidal
William Norren
Tom Levy
Molly Basler
Erik Felix
Brian Davis
Clarence McGee Jr.
Juli Fields
David De Lange
Scott Strader
Netflix Rating
PG (USA)
Rated
PG (USA)
Netflix Genre
Children & Family
Teen Dramas
Family Dramas
Family Classics
Blockbusters
Ages 11-12
Blu-ray
Netflix Format
DVD
Blu-ray and streaming
Genres
Romance Film
Teen film
Martial Arts Film
Family
Sports
Adventure Film
Drama
Action Film
Japanese Movies
Sequel
The Karate Kid
Part II
Category
Film

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 ... more on Wikipedia

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