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Daniel LaRusso (Character)
from The Karate Kid (1984)

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The Karate Kid -- An elderly martial arts expert (Pat Morita) teaches a high schooler (Ralph Macchio) to defend himself from bullies.
The Karate Kid -- A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.

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Overview

Biography:
Daniel LaRusso a native of Parssipany NJ.Daniel at... See more »
Alternate Names:
Daniel / Daniel La Russo / Daniel LaRusso Zombie / Daniel Larusso / Dre Parker / Karate Kid

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  1. "Family Guy"
    ... aka "Padre de familia" - USA (Spanish title)
        - The Most Interesting Man in the World (2014) TV episode, Played by Chris Galya
  2. "Robot Chicken"
        - Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) TV episode, Played by Ralph Macchio (as Daniel Larusso)
        - S&M Present (2005) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
  3. The Karate Kid (2010) Played by Jaden Smith (as Dre Parker)
    ... aka "The Kung Fu Kid" - International (English title) (bootleg title)
    ... aka "Best Kid" - Japan (English title)

  4. Alpha Dead (2004) Played by Steven Tsapelas (as Daniel LaRusso Zombie)
  5. D4G (2001) (V) Played by Ryan Shigekawa (as Karate Kid)
    ... aka "D-4-G Diabetes for Guys: A Guy Flick" - USA (alternative title)

  6. "The Karate Kid"
        - A Little World of His Own (1989) TV episode, Played by Joey Dedio (as Daniel La Russo)
        - The Gray Ghosts (1989) TV episode, Played by Joey Dedio (as Daniel La Russo)
        - The Hunt (1989) TV episode, Played by Joey Dedio (as Daniel La Russo)
        - East Meets West (1989) TV episode, Played by Joey Dedio (as Daniel La Russo)
        - Walkabout (1989) TV episode, Played by Joey Dedio (as Daniel La Russo)
          (8 more)
  7. The Karate Kid, Part III (1989) Played by Ralph Macchio (as Daniel)
  8. The Karate Kid, Part II (1986) Played by Ralph Macchio (as Daniel)
  9. The Karate Kid (1984) Played by Ralph Macchio (as Daniel)
Archive Footage:
  1. "5 Second Movies"
        - Karate Kid (2008) TV episode, Played by Ralph Macchio

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Quotes:
From The Karate Kid (1984)
Miyagi: [teaching Daniel to punch, wearing a catcher's mask and pads] Secret to punch, make power of whole body fit inside one inch, here.
[points to Daniel's closed fist]
Miyagi: Power, whole body, one inch, here. Now, punch. Hard.
[Daniel punches Miyagi in the chest, weakly]
Miyagi: What'sa matter, you some kind of coward or something?
[makes punching gesture]
Miyagi: Punch! Drive a punch! Not just arm, whole body! Hip, leg, drive a punch! Make "kiai." Kiai! Give you power. Now, drive punch.
Daniel: [punching Miyagi harder] Kiai!
Miyagi: Once more.
Daniel: [punches again, even harder] Kiai!
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