The Karate Kid (1984)

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Poster for the movie "The Karate Kid"

The Karate Kid (1984)

PG 126 min - Drama, Action - 22 June 1984

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

Director:  John G. Avildsen
Producer:  Jerry Weintraub.
Director of Photography:  James Crabe
Original Music Composer:  Bill Conti

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Storyline

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.


Collections: John G. Avildsen

Tagline: Only the 'Old One' could teach him the secrets of the masters.

Genres: Drama, Action

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Language:  English
Release Date:  22 June 1984

Box Office

Budget:  $8,000,000
Revenue:  $91,077,276

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 06 min

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