The Karate Kid

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Original Series

  • The Karate Kid (1984)
    • We're introduced to Daniel LaRusso in this teen-friendy, karate-infused riff on the Rocky formula.
  • The Karate Kid Part II
    • It's a trip to Japan as Daniel and Mr. Miyagi go on an adventure of honor, love, and tiny drums in this decent sequel.
  • The Karate Kid Part III
    • Daniel gets forced back into the karate tournament, against Miyagi's wishes, in this tedious retread of the first film.
  • The Next Karate Kid
    • Daniel is out and Julie is in for a one-off adventure featuring Miyagi taking on a new student, this time a girl, in a truly unncessary sequel.
  • Cobra Kai
    • Years after the original films we join back up with the Karate Kid 'verse, but this time with Cobra Kai bad-boy Johnny in a lead role as he gets him life together and restarts the rival dojo.