‘The Karate Kid’ Returning To Theaters For Its 35th Anniversary

The Karate Kid made $91 million at the domestic box office alone against an $8 million, became a worldwide hit, and a pop culture phenomenon that delivered everything from quotable phrases to iconic imagery and inspirational life lessons.Sony Pictures Entertainment Thirty-five years after first hitting theaters, The Karate Kid is returning to the big screen for a limited engagement – and it is going to look better than ever. To celebrate the milestone, the classic 80s movie has been fully restored in 4K from the original camera negative. The Karate Kid will play in select theaters nationwide on Sunday, March 31, 2019, and Tuesday, April 2, 2019, and will include an exclusive introduction from stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka. The movie told the classic coming-of-age story of love and a bullied teenager in a whole new way, and audiences haven’t been able to get enough ever since. The Karate Kid is the story of Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), a San Fernando Valley teenager who strikes up a friendship with an elderly handyman, Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki “Pat” Morita) who teaches him martial arts as well as invaluable life lessons, how to fight for his honor and the girl he loves, Ali (Elisabeth Shue). The Karate Kid made $91 million at the domestic box office alone against an $8 million, became a worldwide hit, and a pop culture phenomenon that delivered everything from quotable phrases to iconic imagery and inspirational life lessons. Read more here >>>

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