The karate kid
(DVD)

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Published
Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, [2005].
Rating
MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence and some mild language.
Status
Central - Kids DVDs  1 available
J/DVD KARAT 1984
Westover - Kids DVDs  2 available
J/DVD KARAT 1984

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Central - Kids DVDsJ/DVD KARAT 1984Missing
Central - Kids DVDsJ/DVD KARAT 1984Available
Westover - Kids DVDsJ/DVD KARAT 1984Available
Westover - Kids DVDsJ/DVD KARAT 1984Available

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Format
DVD
Edition
Special ed.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
140497380X, 9781404973800, 1404954333, 9781404954335
UPC
043396101302, 043396181458, 043396047280

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
General Note
Also issued as part of the box set: The karate kid collection.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production 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.
Participants/Performers
Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Randee Heller, Martin Kove.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence and some mild language.
Target Audience
Canadian home video rating: PG.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
Language
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French, Spanish, Chinese or Thai subtitles.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Avildsen, J. G., Weintraub, J., Louis, R. J., Kamen, R. M., Crabe, J., Smith, B. S., Mulconery, W., Conti, B., Cassidy, W. J., Macchio, R., Morita, P., Shue, E., Zabka, W., Heller, R., & Kove, M. (2005). The karate kid (Special ed.). Columbia Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John G. Avildsen et al.. 2005. The Karate Kid. Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John G. Avildsen et al.. The Karate Kid Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Avildsen, John G., et al. The Karate Kid Special ed., Columbia Pictures, 2005.

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