The Karate Kid Part II
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)

This sequel to the 1984 surprise hit The Karate Kid reunites Ralph Macchio as high-schooler Danny and Noriyuki "Pat" Morita as Danny's martial-arts mentor, Miyagi. Picking up where the first film left off, The Karate Kid Part… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 20, 1986
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2001
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

It's hard to imagine a movie with more complete closure than Avildsen's original "Karate Kid,"... so there's no point to reviving the story, except to exploit a trademark.

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Excessive violence mars so-so sequel.

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Brian Orndorf

It's a touch on the artificial side, but the sentiment still warms wonderfully, making Part II a lovely continuation, skillfully burning off the happy fumes left behind in 1984.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's a worthy companion to the original underdog drama and the logical end to Daniel and Miyagi's story arc.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

About on the same level as its watchable yet uneven predecessor...

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The first chinks in the armour start appearing once you can't even honour your own lore.

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Emanuel Levy

Too calculated and manipulative, this is a disappointing sequel to the 1984 picture.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

There's a TV-movie quality to The Karate Kid Part II, which too often plays like "a very special episode"...[Blu-ray]

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Dan Fienberg

Somehow the magic of the first movie is just gone. Is it the absence of Elisabeth Shue? Yes. Probably.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Sequel to The Karate Kid is a mediocre follow-up and quite frankly unnecessary sequel to a great film. This entry is boring and it is more tedious, lazy in its… More
Michael Edwards
Stupid, Lame, Boring, and predictable. Now the first film was somewhat lame but it was okay, but this wasn't
Aj V
There is more going on in this movie than the last one, actually I didn't write everything in that summary, but it's easy enough to follow when you… More
James Alvarez
The people of Okinawa really take their Karate seriously.
MisterYoda ?
not interested
Martin Sahlin
Very diffrent from the first movie. A great cast. Asian stud...asian girl...Soto....they're all here