The Karate Kid Part III Poster

Release Date: June 30th, 1989

DVD Release Date: July 10th, 2001

PG|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Cobra Kai karate instructor John Kreese (Martin Kove) is still brooding over the defeat handed to him by Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita). With his slimy partner, Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith), Kreese plans an intricate payback that involves hiring a mean-spirited ringer (Sean Kanan) to rob Daniel of his championship title. When Mr. Miyagi refuses to train Daniel, even under threat, the boy makes the mistake of turning to Terry for guidance.

Cast: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively, Thomas Ian Griffith, Martin Kove, Sean Kanan, Jonathan Avildsen, Randee Heller

Director: John Avildsen

Genres: Family, Drama, Martial arts

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Weintraub Entertainment Group

Keywords: 1980s, Girlfriend, Los Angeles, Competition, Inspiring, Temptation, Revenge, Fall, Underdog