The Karate Kid: Part 3

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The Karate Kid: Part 3 ★½1989 (PG)

Second sequel takes a tired plot and doesn't do much to perk it up. Macchio again battles an evil nemesis and learns about himself, but this time Morita refuses to be a part of his training until, of course, Macchio desperately needs his help. Followed by “The Next Karate Kid,” which introduces a new kid—a girl. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Thomas Ian Griffith, Martin Kove, Sean Kanan, Robin (Robyn) Lively, Gabe Jarret, Frances Bay; D: John G. Avildsen; W: Robert Mark Kamen; C: Steve Yaconelli; M: Bill Conti.