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
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Elisabeth Shue resumed her studies at Harvard shortly after filming the first movie, ending her involvement with the series. She was to have a minor role where she and Daniel break up before she travels to Europe for the summer, but the writers scrapped it. Daniel mentions her briefly in a scene with Miyagi, but other than that, she isn't seen or heard in the film. See more »
During the times when characters are speaking in Japanese, in the Spanish translation version of the movie it is translated into gibberish. They simply try to sound Japanese, but in reality are just making noise. See more »
[after Daniel has won his first tournament]
Hey Mr. Miyagi, you know I've been thinking.
About what, Daniel-San?
That we should come up with some kind of strategy.
My future, my whole tournament career.
Miyagi already have one.
Really? What is it?
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I can't tell you how good it made me feel to recapture the joy I first experienced in the theater. I was 12 years old when this came out. The story and plot are simple, and the lessons are very clear. They definitely don't make films like this nowadays. Memories of me sitting in the theater alongside my grandmother, eating loads of buttery popcorn, and telling her about all the good scenes (she couldn't see well)
I have seen this movie over 200 times, and never get tired of it. I recommend viewing both The Karate Kid, and the sequel to at least get the full effect.
Awesome 80's flick, and one I'm proud to own. Five stars.
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