• Publication date: January 29, 2014

The Next Karate Kid

At a commemoration of Japanese soldiers who fought for the US in WWII, Miyagi meets Louisa, the widow of his old CO and her granddaughter Julie. Displaying a streak of violence since her parents’ death in a car accident, Miyagi decides to take care of the troubled Julie with Karate…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1994

MBC 2:

March 24, 2014 18:30 (KSA) ~ March 24, 2014 17:30 (CLT)

On a trip to Boston to attend a commemoration of Japanese soldiers who fought for the US in WWII, Miyagi meets Louisa, the widow of his old CO and her granddaughter Julie. Displaying a streak of violence since her parents’ death in a car accident, Miyagi decides to send Louisa away to stay at his LA home while he takes care of the troubled Julie. Noticing her jump into a tiger stance with Karate after a car almost hit her, Miyagi decides to teach Julie the true Zen essence of Karate to help calm her into acceptance of her parents’ departure….

Starring:

  • Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita as Mr. Miyagi
  • Hilary Swank as Julie Pierce
  • Michael Ironside as Colonel Dugan
  • Constance Towers as Louisa
  • Chris Conrad as Eric
  • Arsenio ‘Sonny’ Trinidad as Abbot Monk
  • Walton Goggins as Charlie

 

Directed by:  Christopher Cain

Rating:  PG for violence and some mild language