Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.
CAST: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, William Zabka, Martin Kove, Chad McQueen, Randee Heller
DIRECTOR: John G. Avildsen
RUN TIME: 2 hr 6 min