The Karate Kid (Captioned)

United States, 1984

Film
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Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East Coast and faces the difficult task of making new friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a menacing gang of karate students, the Cobras, when he strikes up a relationship with the leader’s ex-girlfriend, Ali. Daniel’s handyman, Miyagi, a master of martial arts, teaches him karate and that fighting is always a last answer to a problem. Daniel learns that karate is a mastery over the self, mind and body, and develops physical skills as well as faith and self confidence.

Credits

director

John G. Avildsen

producer

Jerry Weintraub

production company

Columbia Pictures

Language

English

Duration

02:02:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37241

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Closed captioning

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Karate

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Martial arts

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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