The Karate Kid 2 parents guide

The Karate Kid 2

Overall B

In this sequel to The Karate Kid, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and his mentor Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita), travel to the elderly man's home in Okinawa where the two accidentally re-ignite a bitter feud with an old enemy (Danny Kamekona).

Release date June 20, 1986

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use B+

Why is The Karate Kid 2 rated PG? The MPAA rated The Karate Kid 2 PG

Run Time: 113 minutes

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The Karate Kid 2
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Karate Kid 2 rated PG? The Karate Kid 2 is rated PG by the MPAA

Throughout this film various characters engage in martial arts combat, often with the intent to kill their opponent. Violent depictions include belittling, bullying, taunting, death threats, car jacking, kicks to the abdomen and groin, punches, throws, choking and brandishing a weapon. These hand-to-hand conflicts lead to a woman being hit, bloody fists cut from smashing glass, and facial wounds. Property is vandalized as a form of blackmail. Characters are in peril during a bad storm that traps a man in the wreckage of a collapsed house and strands a child in close proximity to an electrical power line. The demonstration of a defensive karate move almost results in impaling. Characters carryout unethical business practices. Gambling and stealing are depicted. Smoking and drinking are seen in a pub and at a community party. A teen couple holds hands and kisses. The bare chests of boys are shown in a shower room setting.

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The Karate Kid 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Karate Kid 2 is directed by John G. Avildsen and stars Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Karate Kid 2 movie is May 11, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 11 May 2010

The Karate Kid and The Karate Kid 2 release on Blu-ray as a Collector’s Edition Box Set. Bonus extras include:

- Karate Kid I Commentary with Director John G. Avildsen, Writer Robert Mark Kamen and Actors Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita.

- Featurettes: Making-of Karate Kid I, The Way of the Karate Kid, Beyond the Form, Life of Bonsai and East Meets West: A Composer’s Notebook.

- Blu-Pop (pop up trivia for Karate Kid I).

- Featurette: The Sequel

- Blu-Pop - (pop up trivia for The Karate Kid 2 ).

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The Karate Kid II is the sequel to the 1984 film The Karate Kid. A remake of The Karate Kid releases in 2010. Other martial arts underdog films include Kung Fu Panda, Mulan and The Forbidden Kingdom.