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New Jersey native Daniel (Ralph Macchio) has trouble fitting when he moves to California. As bullying problems escalate, the teen turns to an unlikely friend, Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita), who mentors him in martial arts for self-defense.

MPAA Rating PG
Theatrical Release June 22, 1984
Director John G. Avildsen
Cast Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
Run Time 127
2010 Sony / Columbia Pictures

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