Released Date
June 22, 1984
Distributor
Columbia Pictures
Genre
Action
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$91,077,276 + $42,043 = $91,119,319
60

Ralph Macchio

as Daniel LaRusso

56

William Zabka

as Johnny Lawrence

1932-2005

Pat Morita

as Mister Miyagi

58

Elisabeth Shue

as Ali Mills

75

Martin Kove

as John Kreese

61

Chad McQueen

as Dutch

74

Randee Heller

as Lucille LaRusso

About Karate Kid (1984)

A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.

About

A martial arts master mentors a bullied teenager in the art of self-defense.  In 1985, Pat Morita was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film as Mister Miyagi. 

Trivia

Director John G. Avildsen also directed the movie Rocky which has the same underdog format of which Karate Kid is based.