John Avildsen Releases The Karate Kid Rehearsal Footage with Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio

Oscar winner John Avildsen may not have had a stellar career, but he crafted two iconic films. The first was Rocky, the template of every underdog film made since. The other was The Karate Kid, recently remade with one of Will Smith’s untalented children.

And now the director has released footage of rehearsals from that film on his YouTube account, which you can view by clicking here. The first part is below.


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