Remove ads

Information

Year
1984
Runtime
126 min.
Director
John G. Avildsen
Genres
Action, Drama, Family
Rating *
7.2
Votes *
98,695
Checks
29,085
Favs
738
Dislikes
122
Favs/checks
2.5% (1:39)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
* View IMDb information

Top comments

  1. ecnered's avatar

    ecnered

    Elisabeth Shue was definitely hot here.. 8 years ago
  2. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    While it might be easy to dismiss "The Karate Kid" as essentially a retelling of "Rocky" for kids where boxing is replaced with karate, the film is nonetheless a simple happy tale of good triumphing over evil. The over-the-top caricatures of the villains is counter-balanced by the seemingly realistic humanity of Mr. Miagi and the paternalistic relationship that develops between himself and his young apprentice. Overall, a solid family film that deserves recognition as such. 7 years 8 months ago
  3. angelInstead's avatar

    angelInstead

    Mr. Miagi is great! The movie not so much. 9 years 1 month ago
See all comments

Friends

Login to see which of your friends have seen this movie!

Activity

  1. ajhv96 checked this movie 1 day 3 hours ago
  2. mehmetcevizci checked this movie 2 days 15 hours ago
  3. jwvpost and Cake1618 checked this movie 3 days 16 hours ago
  4. napouser, swallowofthesky and nortongoodman checked this movie 4 days 22 hours ago
See more activity

In 2 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #98 in AFI's 100 years...100 cheers
    AFI's 100 years...100 cheers's icon

    AFI's 100 years...100 ch…

    98
  2. This movie ranks #478 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
    The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die's icon

    The Guardian's 1000 Film…

    478
View all lists this movie is in