The karate kid

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Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, [2005].
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Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures, [2005].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
043396101302, 043396181458, 043396047280


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.
Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Randee Heller, Martin Kove.
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.
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French, Spanish, Chinese or Thai subtitles.

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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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