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The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)

 -  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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Lee Arnone ...
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Sarah Kendall ...
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Joey Miyashima ...
Danny Kamekona ...
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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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This time, the combat is real. See more »


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$115,103,979 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Mr. Miyagi goes to put his glasses on when he receives the letter at the beginning of the film, he sticks one of the arms of his glasses in his eye by accident before putting them on properly. 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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Glory of Love (Theme from The Karate Kid Part II)
Written by Peter Cetera, David Foster and Diane Nini
Produced by Michael Omartian
Performed by Peter Cetera
Courtesy of Warner Bros. 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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