The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (1984)

Ending / spoiler

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Daniel is doing fine in the tournament until one of the dastardly Kobra Kai kicks him in the knee, after which he cannot fight. In the locker room, Mr. Miyagi pronounces the evening successful in that Daniel showed he wasn't a coward. But Daniel craves ultimate victory and pleads with Mr. Miyagi to use his reiki/hands healing on his knee so that he can rejoin the fray. His mentor relents and, in the final combat, Daniel wins the match with a cleanly delivered one-legged flying kick to Johnny's face. Smiles all round.

Jason Feng

Revealing mistake: When Daniel is running from Johnny and his gang after the bathroom incident at the dance, there's a lot of fog outside. If you look at one of the trees in the background, you can see that all the fog is being puffed out from behind the tree - obviously a fog machine.

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Miyagi: Wax on... Wax off. Wax on... Wax off.

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Trivia: Daniel's Apartment is called "The South Seas," located in Reseda, CA.

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