Overview

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

  1. John G. Avildsen

    Director

  2. Robert Mark Kamen

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ralph Macchio

    Ralph Macchio

    Daniel LaRusso

  2. Pat Morita

    Pat Morita

    Mr. Miyagi

  3. Elisabeth Shue

    Elisabeth Shue

    Ali Mills

  4. Martin Kove

    Martin Kove

    John Kreese

  5. Randee Heller

    Randee Heller

    Lucille LaRusso

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 22, 1984
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $90,815,558.00

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