Daniel accompanies his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to Miyagi's childhood home in Okinawa. Miyagi visits his dying father and confronts his old rival, while Daniel falls in love and inadvertently makes a new rival of his own.
A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students starts to bully him for dating a rich girl from their clique. It's up to the Japanese landlord, Miyagi, to teach him karate.
The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
John Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Miyagi, visits Terry Silver, a Vietnam War comrade. Terry is a ruthless businessman and martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, and reestablish Cobra Kai. Upon returning from Okinawa, Daniel and Miyagi discover that their apartment building has been demolished, which brings Miyagi out of work. Going against Miyagi's wishes, Daniel uses his college funds to realize Miyagi's dream of opening a bonsai tree shop, and becomes a partner in the bonsai business.Written by
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While filming, Sean Kanan performed his own stunts, including one wherein he lunged forward and landed on his stomach for 20 takes. After taking aspirin for four days to deal with the residual pain, Kanan fell unconscious. At a hospital, he was diagnosed with internal bleeding caused by a torn abdominal wall. See more »
When Daniel and Jessica are hanging off the side of the cliff being held hostage by Mike and his gang. Snake tells Daniel to give him the tree and Jessica, when telling Daniel not to, calls him "David" instead of "Daniel". See more »
Come on, get up! Get on that line! Get on that line, LaRusso! You're worthless! Your slope teacher's nothing! Get up, man! You're no champion! Get up! You suck, LaRusso! You suck, man! And your teacher's karate is shit! You hear me? It's shit!
[Daniel looks over at Silver and Kreese]
You're a joke, LaRusso! Your karate's a joke and your teacher isn't worth shit! He's nothing! He's nothing! And you're nothing! I own you! I own you, LaRusso! Where's your little Jap teacher now, huh? He's a phony, ...
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Heart-warming tale of a 30 year-old boy trapped in the early 80's
Getting a little fat there, Daniel? (I'm not even going to try to seriously evaluate this film.) It's comforting to know that after all his intensive training throughout the film, he doesn't gain any muscle mass or lose any chubbyness. He does learn how to act like a baby though, and thank God for that.
It's also nice to know that even though he has lived and worked in America for x-number of years, Mr. Miyagi's broken english has progressively become worse. This movie marks the transition of Miyagi from philosopher to caracterture/comedian. We get to witness him act out of character and say things like "You want to learn the sweep? I teach you the sweep," and sweep a broomstick on the floor. Very, very mature move there by Miyagi. What lesson was he teaching Daniel-son then? The even-I-can-act-like-a-pre-teen lesson?
But, as one reviewer has already mentioned, this movie is so egregious that it's fun to watch. Every character is a stereo-type(Miyagi and Daniel-son are stereo-types of themselves from previous films), and that means that the film is automatically going to be amusing.
Honestly, though, I would like to see another Karate Kid movie with Daniel and Miyagi; it would have to contain a spoof premise. People would pay to see that, still.
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