Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles and 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, so Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate.
- Genre: Action, Family, Drama
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Delphi II Productions
- Keyword: martial arts, flat, taskmaster, cheerleader, karate, sports, high school, teen movie, los angeles, california, martial arts tournament, mentor protégé relationship
- Cast: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove, Randee Heller, William Zabka