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The Karate Kid
Directed by:
John G. Avildsen

Starring Ralph Macchio, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove, Randee Heller, William Zabka and Ron Thomas, "The Karate Kid" (also known as "Karate Kid", "Per vincere domani") is a Drama/Family/Sport film directed by John G. Avildsen, released in the USA on June 22 of 1984.

Only the 'Old One' could teach him the secrets of the masters.

Who is the director of "The Karate Kid":

The Karate Kid was directed by John G. Avildsen, an American director, cinematographer, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making The Karate Kid, John G. Avildsen had directed Neighbors, released in 1981, Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978), Rocky (1976), W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975), Fore Play (1975), and Save the Tiger (1973). Since, he directed The Karate Kid, Part II, released in 1986, Happy New Year (1987), For Keeps? (1988), Lean on Me (1989), The Karate Kid, Part III (1989), and Rocky V (1990).

When was "The Karate Kid" released:

The Karate Kid was first released in the United States on Friday, June 22, 1984. Also released on Friday, June 22, 1984 has been The Pope of Greenwich Village (dir. Stuart Rosenberg). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 31, 1984 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 26, 1984 in France; Friday, November 09, 1984 in Germany; Thursday, October 25, 1984 in Italy; Thursday, November 15, 1984 in Spain; Thursday, September 27, 1984 in Australia and on Saturday, February 16, 1985 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Karate Kid":

At the casting of The Karate Kid we find Ralph Macchio, previously seen in The Outsiders (1983) and Up the Academy (1980); Elisabeth Shue (Link (1986), Adventures in Babysitting (1987)); Martin Kove (Blood Tide (1982), Mr. Billion (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Ralph Macchio, Martin Kove, William Zabka, Ron Thomas, Rob Garrison, Chad McQueen, Tony O'Dell and Pat E. Johnson can be seen in The Karate Kid, Part II, released in 1986.
  • Pat E. Johnson and Ralph Macchio, Martin Kove, Randee Heller, William Zabka, Rob Garrison, Chad McQueen, Tony O'Dell can all be seen in The Karate Kid, Part III, released in 1989.
  • Rob Garrison, Larry B. Scott and Tom Fridley also worked together in Iron Eagle, released in 1986.
  • Chad McQueen, Tony O'Dell and Israel Juarbe also worked together in Hadley's Rebellion, released in 1984.

What is the Storyline of "The Karate Kid":

Daniel LaRusso, a high school senior, moves with his mother Lucille from Newark, New Jersey to Reseda, a neighborhood in the Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley area. Their apartment's handyman is an eccentric but kind and humble Okinawan immigrant named Kesuke Miyagi.

Daniel befriends Ali Mills, an attractive high school cheerleader, which draws the attentions of her arrogant ex-boyfriend, Johnny Lawrence, a skilled practitioner of "Cobra Kai", an unethical and vicious form of karate. Johnny and his [...]

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Ralph Macchio as "Daniel Larusso"

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as "Daniel Larusso"

Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

William Zabka ("Johnny Lawrence") and Elisabeth Shue ("Ali Mills")

William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) and Elisabeth Shue (Ali Mills) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as "Daniel Larusso"

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio as Daniel Larusso in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso") and Randee Heller ("Lucille Larusso")

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Randee Heller (Lucille Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Elisabeth Shue ("Ali Mills") and Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso")

Elisabeth Shue (Ali Mills) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Elisabeth Shue (Ali Mills) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Elisabeth Shue (Ali Mills) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Martin Kove as "John Kreese"

Martin Kove as John Kreese in The Karate Kid (1984)

William Zabka ("Johnny Lawrence") and Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso")

William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso") and Elisabeth Shue ("Ali Mills")

Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) and Elisabeth Shue (Ali Mills) in The Karate Kid (1984)

William Zabka as "Johnny Lawrence"

William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid (1984)

Randee Heller ("Lucille Larusso") and Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso")

Randee Heller (Lucille Larusso) and Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Martin Kove ("John Kreese"), Ralph Macchio ("Daniel Larusso"), and William Zabka ("Johnny Lawrence")

Martin Kove (John Kreese), Pat Morita (Mr. Kesuke Miyagi), Ralph Macchio (Daniel Larusso), and William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) in The Karate Kid (1984)

Elisabeth Shue as "Ali Mills"

Elisabeth Shue as Ali Mills in The Karate Kid (1984)

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