The Karate Kid III

Daniel goes to the Cobra Kai dojo to tell Silver that he won't enter the tournament, he then discovers that Silver is evil and that Kreese is still alive. Barnes is also there and they are about to beat Daniel to death when Miyagi saves him and wipes the floor with all three of the villains. Daniel defeats Barnes in the final of the tournament.

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Plot hole: Daniel first needs Miyagi's signature (which Miyagi refuses) to enter the tournament. However the rest of the movie focuses on Daniel's signature needed to enter instead. Didn't Miyagi officially need to sign? How did it suddenly switch?

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Suggested correction: Daniel's entrance into the tournament was engineered by Silver. Mike got Daniel to sign, then had Silver or Kreese sign as the sensei. Silver started training Daniel shortly after, so he is the most likely one to have gotten him in. When the plot was exposed, Miyagi and Daniel probably contacted the tournament officials and corrected it. They wouldn't have told them about the plot since they knew it would have meant more trouble with Silver, Kreese and Barnes, so it's plausible that Daniel could have gotten into the tournament without Miyagi's signature.

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Trivia: The bonsai shop building in the film was torn down years ago, but the stairs outside still remain to this day.

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Question: Why does Daniel's karate skills regress in this movie? After fighting a Karate champ in the first movie and a Japanese fighter in the second, surely he must have gotten better as a fighter, not worse?

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Chosen answer: First he could have just been out of practice, but the point they made in the movie was that his moves were old, so they knew how to counter the things he did in the past to win.

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