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The Resource The karate kid, Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)

The karate kid, Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)

Label
The karate kid
Title
The karate kid
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • tai
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
NOG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, James Crabe ; edited by Bud Smith, Walt Mulconery, John G. Avildsen ; music by Bill Conti ; production designed by William J. Cassidy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence and some mild language
  • Canadian home video rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French, Spanish, Chinese or Thai subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K372 2005
PerformerNote
Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Randee Heller, Martin Kove
Runtime
127
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The karate kid, Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984
  • Also issued as part of the box set: The karate kid collection
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781404973800
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396101302
  • 043396181458
  • 043396047280
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 04728LIT
  • 10130
  • 18145
  • 04728
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57757142
  • ucoclc57757142
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The karate kid, Columbia Pictures presents a Jerry Weintraub production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; executive producer, R.J. Louis ; written by Robert Mark Kamen ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; directed by John G. Avildsen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984
  • Also issued as part of the box set: The karate kid collection
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781404973800
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396101302
  • 043396181458
  • 043396047280
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 04728LIT
  • 10130
  • 18145
  • 04728
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57757142
  • ucoclc57757142
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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