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The Karate Kid Part II (1986)

Daniel accompanies his mentor to Okinawa who is off to see his dying father and confront his old rival, while Daniel inadvertently makes an enemy of his own.

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Cast

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Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)
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Bruce Malmuth ...
Announcer
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Bystander
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Garth Johnson ...
Brett Johnson ...
Will Hunt ...
Postman
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Cab Driver (as Evan Malmuth)
Lee Arnone ...
Stewardess
Sarah Kendall ...
Stewardess #2
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Joey Miyashima ...
Danny Kamekona ...
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Cab Driver in Okinawa
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Storyline

Picks up where the first movie (Karate Kid) leaves off. Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival that he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean time Daniel encounters a new love and also makes some enemies. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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20 June 1986 (USA)  »

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$115,103,979 (USA)
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Principal photography took place in Oahu, Hawaii, in the northeastern area of the island known as the "windward side". The local countryside in modern-day Okinawa had been drastically changed due to the presence of military bases, so other locations in both Japan and Hawaii were scouted as alternative filming locations. Filmmakers selected a property in Oahu that was privately owned by a retired local physician who agreed to allow a portion of the land to be used in the film. To form the Okinawan village portrayed in the film, seven authentic replicas of Okinawan houses were constructed along with more than three acres of planted crops. Fifty Okinawa-born Hawaii residents were also recruited as film extras. See more »

Goofs

While in Okinawa and Japan it is normal for the driver's side to be on the right side of the car for left lane travel, many left hand cars were transported to the island by members of the US military for personal use and subsequently left there. This is why Sato's personal car is left hand drive. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[after Daniel has won his first tournament]
Daniel: Hey Mr. Miyagi, you know I've been thinking.
Mr. Miyagi: About what, Daniel-San?
Daniel: That we should come up with some kind of strategy.
Mr. Miyagi: For what?
Daniel: My future, my whole tournament career.
Mr. Miyagi: Miyagi already have one.
Daniel: Really? What is it?
Mr. Miyagi: Early retirement.
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This Is the Time
Written, Produced and Performed by Dennis DeYoung
Courtesy of A&M Records
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Surprisingly well-made sequel
2 January 2003 | by (Selbyside - St. Paul, MN USA) – See all my reviews

Daniel Larusso is back this time in Okinawa, Japan to visit Mr. Miyagi's home village, but upon arrival they discover it's being overrun by his old nemesis and his construction company. The climatic fight scene in the vintage karate ring was about as good as a sequel can get and wasn't relying on the first film for material. If you liked the first "KARATE KID", this one is almost as good, but please; do not see the 3rd sequel, it is Macchio's worst film ever.


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