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Director:
Writers:
Robert Mark Kamen (written by)
Robert Mark Kamen (characters created by)
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Release Date:
20 June 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This time, the combat is real. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Lessons in life not a brainless kick-ass movie See more (105 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pat Morita ... Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)

Ralph Macchio ... Daniel
Pat E. Johnson ... Referee
Bruce Malmuth ... Announcer
Eddie Smith ... Bystander

Martin Kove ... Kreese
Garth Johnson ... Autograph Fan
Brett Johnson ... Autograph Fan
Will Hunt ... Postman
Evan Malmuth ... Cab Driver
Lee Arnone ... Stewardess
Sarah Kendall ... Stewardess #2

Yuji Okumoto ... Chozen
Joey Miyashima ... Toshio
Danny Kamekona ... Sato

Raymond Ma ... Cab Driver in Okinawa

George O'Hanlon Jr. ... Soldier

Tamlyn Tomita ... Kumiko

Nobu McCarthy ... Yukie
Charlie Tanimoto ... Miyagi's Father
Tsuruko Ohye ... Village Woman
Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad ... Ichiro
Marc Hayashi ... Taro
Robert Fernandez ... Watchman
Natalie N. Hashimoto ... Kumiko's Street Friend
Diana Mar ... Girl in Video Store

BD Wong ... Boy on Street (as Bradd Wong)

Clarence Gilyard Jr. ... G.I. #1
Michael Morgan ... G.I. #2
Jack Eiseman ... G.I. #3
Jeffrey Rogers ... G.I. #4
Aaron Seville ... G.I. #5
Wes Chong ... Sato's Houseman

Traci Toguchi ... Girl Bell Ringer

William Zabka ... Johnny

Chad McQueen ... Dutch

Tony O'Dell ... Jimmy
Ron Thomas ... Bobby
Rob Garrison ... Tommy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonia Franceschi ... Dancer on television (uncredited)

Chris Tashima ... Rockabilly Club Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
John G. Avildsen 
 
Writing credits
Robert Mark Kamen (written by)

Robert Mark Kamen (characters created by)

Produced by
William J. Cassidy .... associate producer
Susan Ekins .... associate producer (as Susan E. Ekins)
R.J. Louis .... executive producer
Karen Trudy Rosenfelt .... associate producer
Jerry Weintraub .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
James Crabe (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John G. Avildsen 
David Garfield 
Jane Kurson 
 
Casting by
Caro Jones 
 
Production Design by
William J. Cassidy 
 
Art Direction by
William F. Matthews 
 
Set Decoration by
Lee Poll 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Malin 
 
Makeup Department
John M. Elliott Jr. .... key makeup artist (as John Elliott)
Stephen Elsbree .... hair stylist
Jim Kail .... makeup artist (as James R. Kail)
Cheri Ruff .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Howard Pine .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clifford C. Coleman .... first assistant director
Christine Larson .... second second assistant director
Dennis Maguire .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Giovanni Casalenuovo .... painter
Sam Gordon .... property master
Robert Ikeda .... set dresser (as Bobby Ikeda)
William James Teegarden .... set designer (as Jim Teagarden)
Michael Van Dyke .... construction foreman: Hawaii
Robert Van Dyke .... propmaker foreman
Hendrik Wynands .... construction coordinator
Michael Denering .... scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jim Bullock .... foley editor
Blake R. Cornett .... first assistant sound editor
Don Digirolamo .... sound re-recording mixer
Doreen A. Dixon .... supervising adr editor
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer
Joseph Holsen .... sound editor
Jay Kamen .... adr editor
Robert Knudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom C. McCarthy .... supervising sound editor
Greg Orloff .... foley mixer
Bill Randall .... cable person (as William M. Randall Jr.)
William Randall .... sound mixer (as William J. Randall)
Dennis C. Salcedo .... cable person: supplemental unit
David Stafford .... boom operator
Martha Burns Holsen .... sound editor (uncredited)
John Roesch .... foley artist (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Dennis Dion .... special effects foreman
Walter Dion .... special effects
Paul Haines .... special effects
Al Wininger .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Syd Dutton .... special visual effects
Bill Taylor .... special visual effects
 
Stunts
Linda Arvidson .... stunts
Erik Felix .... stunts
Mike Hassett .... stunts
Roger Ito .... stunts
Lori Lynn Ross .... stunts
Bill M. Ryusaki .... stunts (as Bill Ryusaki)
Pat E. Johnson .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Nijel .... assistant fight coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Craig Denault .... camera operator
Alan R. Disler .... first assistant camera
Brad Edmiston .... first assistant camera
O.T. Henderson .... dolly grip
John Lubin .... best boy
John Lubin .... grip
Ross A. Maehl .... gaffer
Ralph Nelson .... still photographer (as Ralph Nelson Jr.)
James M. Sheppherd .... key grip
Stephen St. John .... Steadicam operator
Stephen St. John .... camera operator
Ron Veto .... key grip: stunt unit
Phil Walker .... best boy
Mario Zavala .... second assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eddie Marks .... costume supervisor: men
Elizabeth Pine .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Timothy Alverson .... first assistant editor
Reid Burns .... color timer
Karen Kory .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Brooks Arthur .... music supervisor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Jack Eskew .... orchestrator
Stephen A. Hope .... music editor
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
Masakazu Yoshizawa .... musician
Julie Giroux .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Alan Falco .... transportation coordinator
Harry Ueshiro .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Peter Benoit .... unit publicist
Pete Corral .... location manager (as William 'Pete" Corral)
Paul De Rolf .... choreographer
Jose De Vega .... choreographer
Jennifer Erskine .... assistant to Jerry Weintraub
Joyce Wilson Fetherolf .... assistant to director (as Joyce Fetherolf)
Zenko Heshiki .... technical advisor
Adam Hill .... breakaway statue caster: Paramount Studios
Jeannie Jeha .... production coordinator
Pat E. Johnson .... martial arts choreographer
Dan Malmuth .... assistant to director (as Daniel Malmuth)
Marshall Schlom .... script supervisor
Doug Seelig .... assistant to director (as Douglas Seelig)
Stephanie Spangler .... location scout
Yasukazu Takushi .... technical advisor
Jamie Weintraub .... assistant to Jerry Weintraub
Jody Weintraub .... assistant to Jerry Weintraub
Julie Weintraub .... assistant to Jerry Weintraub
Lynette Katselas .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
113 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Although set in Okinawa, the film was actually shot in Oahu, Hawaii. The island was chosen because of its similar climate to Japan, its large Okinawan population and the convenience of shooting on US soil.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: After Miyagi fights Chozen and his friends, he runs by a concrete statue to see if Daniel is okay. The statue moves a bit. The next scene shows Chozen kicking this statue and supposedly breaking it.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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FAQ

Does Yukie come back to the U.S. with Miyagi?
Wasn't Miyagi married to someone who died in a Japanese internment camp?
What is the purpose of the floating lanterns at Miyagi's father's funeral?
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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Lessons in life not a brainless kick-ass movie, 13 September 2008
Author: redpenphantom from United Kingdom

I am sorry to disagree with the comments of "drlawyer" since it only reflects the urge to see fight scenes. Karate kid 2 is a perfect sequel and shows the spiritual side of martial arts. Why measure a sequel with the 1st movie at all? Both, (Karate kid1 and Karate kid2) are unique and have complete story lines. Even for those who only saw the second movie, there is no gap due to the main flashbacks presented in the beginning of it. The acting is excellent and has no need for quick chopped up editing like now-a-days movies do. The grief and emotions connect with the viewer. I saw both movies about 20 times and could see them 20 times again.

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