Karate Kid, The (1984) - Details
Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and his mother (Randee Heller) move from Newark, New Jersey, to Southern California, where the whole word seems blond and brutal to this hapless ethnic kid. Daniel is immediately set upon by bullies, led by Hitler Youth-type,Johnny (William Zabka). Daniel's life grows increasingly unpleasant until he meets Miyagi (Pat Morita), a friendly aged Japanese janitor. Miyagi takes him under his wing and begins teach him about life and karate.