The Next Karate Kid Poster

Release Date: September 9th, 1994

DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2001

PG|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Karate master Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita) goes to Boston to attend a military reunion. There, he visits with Louisa (Constance Towers), the widow of his former commander, and meets her granddaughter, Julie (Hilary Swank). Julie's parents were recently killed in a car accident, and she is still reeling from the loss. When Julie surprises Miyagi with her knowledge of karate, he takes her to a Buddhist monastery for training and to help her come to terms with her angst.

Cast: Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Michael Ironside, Constance Towers, Chris Conrad, Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad, Michael Cavalieri, Walton Goggins

Director: Christopher Cain

Genres: Drama, Martial arts, Family

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Transformation, Death, Inspiring, House, Growing up, 1990s