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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

Girls are shown briefly wearing fairly modest swim-suits. Girls and guys make out infrequently.

Mr Miyagi says in one scene "In order for bee to make honey. Bee need young flower not old prune." Could be interpreted as a sexual reference.

Daniel and Ali share a brief but passionate kiss.

Violence & Gore

Scenes of physical violence in attacks on Daniel and later one on one combat in a tournament.

Daniel gets a graphic black eye.

Daniel gets his head violently scratched in a bike accident.( a little graphic)


Profanity with time code

S**T 00:13:58,531 --> 00:14:01,152 Bulls**t. Get on your bikes, guys.

00:38:45,017 --> 00:38:46,298 S**t!

01:14:30,706 --> 01:14:34,620 - Not everything is as seems. - Bulls**t! I'm going home, man.


00:04:11,569 --> 00:04:15,317 Look at those palm trees! D@mn, do you know what that means?

00:26:27,780 --> 00:26:29,938 D@mn bike! I hate this bike!

01:13:38,028 --> 01:13:40,733 D@mn it! I can't believe this.

01:14:12,479 --> 01:14:15,314 I'm what? I'm being your G*d d@mn slave!

01:28:36,843 --> 01:28:40,509 - D@mn beautiful, don't you think?

01:28:53,402 --> 01:28:55,608 D@mn good cane cutter, too.

01:38:03,410 --> 01:38:05,201 - Shoot! D@mn! - What's matter?

01:38:09,875 --> 01:38:13,078 - Miyagi understand. - I wasn't supposed to know. D@mn it.

01:56:22,926 --> 01:56:23,957 D@mn it!


00:05:43,619 --> 00:05:46,490 - A couple of times. - I bet you could kick some @$$.

00:44:41,457 --> 00:44:45,122 The problem is I keep getting my @$$ kicked.

01:14:20,612 --> 01:14:23,815 Four days I've been busting my @$$,

01:43:04,753 --> 01:43:07,042 - What, his hand on her @$$? - Her right hook.


00:39:23,139 --> 00:39:25,297 What the h3ll are you doing?


00:15:47,390 --> 00:15:49,881 My G*d! How did that happen?

00:26:41,002 --> 00:26:42,200 My G*d!

01:45:07,584 --> 01:45:09,743 - My G*d.


00:51:30,950 --> 00:51:33,405 You're a pushy little b@$t@rd, ain't you?

Mr. Miyagi in a scene of clearly being drunk offers alcohol to Daniel which he consumes and then reacts with disgust.

At the school dance scene, Johnny (nemesis of our hero Daniel) is hiding in a bathroom stall, and is shown rolling a marijuana cigarette (joint) and preparing to smoke it.

In the climax of Daniel's harassment, the Corba Kai student swarm in the night and come perilously close to beating him to death. Over the protests of one dissenter, the ringleader is about to kick Daniel with a potentially lethal flying kick to the head, but Mr. Miyagi intervenes and defeats all the bullies.

Recommended for mature 12 year olds or 13+

Rated PG for violence including scenes of bullying, and some language.

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