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The karate kid

Author: John G AvildsenJerry WeintraubR J LouisRobert Mark KamenJames CrabeAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life.
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Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Martial arts films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John G Avildsen; Jerry Weintraub; R J Louis; Robert Mark Kamen; James Crabe; Bud S Smith; Walt Mulconery; Bill Conti; William J Cassidy; Ralph George Macchio; Pat Morita; Elisabeth Shue; William Zabka; Randee Heller; Martin Kove; Columbia Pictures.
ISBN: 140497380X 9781404973800 1404954333 9781404954335
OCLC Number: 57757142
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English, French, Spanish, Chinese or Thai subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
Also issued as part of the box set: The karate kid collection.
Special features: Commentary with director John Avildsen, writer Robert Kamen, actors Ralph Maccio, Pat Morita; "The way of the Karate kid: part 1" featurette; "The way of the Karate kid: part 2" featurette; "Beyond the form" featurette; "East meets West: a composer's notebook" featurette; "Life of Bonsai" featurette.
Credits: Director of photography, James Crabe ; edited by Bud Smith, Walt Mulconery, John G. Avildsen ; music by Bill Conti ; production designed by William J. Cassidy.
Cast: Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Randee Heller, Martin Kove.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence and some mild language.; Canadian home video rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround.
Other Titles: Karate kid collection.
Karate kid (Motion picture : 1984)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen.

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Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life.

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