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The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)

PG  |   |  Action, Family, Romance  |  20 June 1986 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)
Pat E. Johnson ...
Bruce Malmuth ...
Eddie Smith ...
Garth Johnson ...
Brett Johnson ...
Will Hunt ...
Cab Driver (as Evan Malmuth)
Lee Arnone ...
Sarah Kendall ...
Stewardess #2
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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 <>

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Release Date:

20 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karate Kid 2  »

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$115,103,979 (USA)

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Some scenes cut from the original script include a scene introducing a mysterious character named Webster Miyagi who waits for Miyagi outside the tournament building, to whom Miyagi reacts in an uncomfortable manner, and also a scene of Daniel and Ali breaking up because of Ali leaving for Europe for the summer. See more »


When Daniel and Kumiko are in the hut having the tea ceremony, we see Kumiko unclip her barrette and her hair falls and is blown about by the heavy winds. In the next shot, as she goes to kiss Daniel, both her and Daniel's hair and clothing are motionless. See more »


[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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Kumiko and Daniel
22 August 2007 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

As a huge fan of the Karate Kid trilogy, you'll have to excuse me while I give my first sentimental statement ever on IMDb. I believe in my heart that in that parallel universe where our favorite characters from film still live, that Kumiko and Daniel would be together today. Either Daniel would have gone to Okinawa to be with Kumiko or Kumiko would have come to the States to be with Daniel. Of course, we learn in Karate Kid Part III that Kumiko decided not to go with Daniel back to California. But in my mind, this is insignificant and has no negative implication for their future. Sure, they both would have had relationships with other people. But having been through what they experienced together, they would not soon forget the bond between them. You wouldn't forget someone that saved your life? Compared to Ali from Part I and Jessica from Part III, it is more than apparent that Kumiko was the love of Daniel's life. Whether it be two years or ten years after the end of Part III, Kumiko and Daniel would have eventually reconnected and continued to live their lives together. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go crush a beer can on my forehead to reconnect with my masculine side.

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