The Karate Kid II

The Karate Kid II
The Karate Kid II
  • PG
  • 1h 53m
  • 1986
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The price of honor. The power of friendship. The Karate Kid II. Ralph Macchio and Noriyuki "Pat" Morita re-create the roles that brought them international acclaim in The Karate Kid. Karate student, Daniel Larusso (Macchio), accompanies his wise and whimsical teacher, Mr. Miyagi (Morita), to his ancestral home in Okinawa. For the boy, it's a journey to an exotic new world offering new clues to his mentor's secret past. For Miyagi, it's an opportunity to see his father one last time and to rekindle a romance with his childhood sweetheart (Nobu McCarthy). But Miyagi's return also re-ignites a bitter feud with long-time enemy, Sato (Danny Kamekona) - a feud that involves young Daniel in a brilliant collision of cultures and combat. Now, far away from the tournaments, the cheering crowds and the safety of home, Daniel will face his greatest challenge ever when teacher becomes student and the price of honor is life itself.
© 1986 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Common Sense Says
Excessive violence mars so-so sequel.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that martial-arts violence and revenge contend with worthy themes of mercy, forgiveness and Japanese culture. Despite lip service to non-violence, the action shows fighting as the ultimate solution to problems, so kids will see lots of threatening behavior, severe karate beatings, and retribution.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Action, Family
  • Release Date:June 20, 1986
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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