The Karate Kid 2 Breakdown
The Karate Kid 2 takes all the kid karate action to Okinawa so that Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) can settle a 50 year old blood feud. It’s um…not as cool as it sounds. Daniel (Ralph Macchio) also gets his own blood feud at the end and it’s…ya know…it’s alright. It’s really nothing special.
Rule number one: “Karate for defense only.” Rule number two: “First learn rule number one.”– Miyagi dropping some Tyler Durden knowledge bombs up in this piece
This movie teases not one but two fights to the death and instead we get fights to the utter humilation and banishment to the point where the loser prays for death. Which is not as exciting. After the amazing start with The Karate Kid, Part 2 really helps to lower expectations to fully prepare audiences for Part 3.
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