The Karate Kid, Part 2 Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 10132

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 161

Theatrical Release Date: 06/20/1986

Language: English

Genre: Action, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: John G. Avildsen

Actors: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Yuji Okumoto, Tamlyn Tomita, Joey Miyashima

Plot: After the events of the first Karate Kid, Mr. Miyagi and Daniel travel to Okinawa, Japan. Miyagi reunites with an old flame and an old adversary while Daniel encounters love and trouble of his own. -- Chris Kavan

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Snoogans - wrote on 12/20/2011

Retread in a different country.

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Alaine - wrote on 12/13/2011

I watched it, but I didn't like it much. Confronting the bad guys, but in Japan this time. Good for morals and Karate.

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sapien - wrote on 08/13/2009

The best scene is when Mr. Myagi's father dies. The second best is when Daniel breaks the all of the ice blocks.

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jaystar7 - wrote on 02/17/2016

After Daniel wins the tournament six months goes by. Daniel begins to lose his focus. Mr. Miyagi gets a letter from his old Okinawan sweet heart informing him that his father has fallen ill. Mr. Miyagi flies out to Okinawa to be with his father. Daniel having much respect for his karate instructor and friend decides to accompany him as friendly support. When they arrive in Okinawa Mr. Miyagi is confronted by his ex-best friend Sato who is still angry at Miyagi for stealing the heart of his future bride (Miyagi's girlfriend at the time) and to fight him so he can reclaim his honor. Daniel has also found trouble in Sato's nephew whom at first meeting dislikes Daniel because he hangs around with Miyagi whom is portrayed as a coward. Daniel also finds love with a local Okinawan girl. After …

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TheWolf - wrote on 08/02/2007

After the smash success of The Karate Kid, it was decided that they would continue the series. Since Daniel had already proven his strength in the USA, it was time to take the story elsewhere. Where could be a better place to go from here? Okinawa of course, where Mr. Miyagi grew up. After receiving a letter saying that his father is dying, Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) decides to journey home to pay his respects. He offers Daniel (Ralph Macchio) the opportunity to go with him. Along the way Miyagi meets an old rival, and Daniel makes an enemy of his own.
Over all the movie is ok, it wasn't a bad follow up to the original, it definitely kept the story going, and it was good to continue with a cast of characters that were well developed from the first film.

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