Movies like The Karate Kid Part II 1986

Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean time, Daniel encounters a new love and also makes some enemies.

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1 Adventures In Babysitting 1987

When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up Chris' friend Brenda. Soon, Brad's buddy Daryl is involved, and the group must contend with car thieves, blues musicians and much more.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writer:

David Simkins

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 Splash 1984

A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Brian Grazer (based on a story by), Bruce Jay Friedman (screen story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

3 Rocky Balboa 2006

When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and friends, Rocky agrees to come out of retirement and face an opponent who's faster, stronger and thirty years his junior.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Writers:

Sylvester Stallone, Sylvester Stallone (characters)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

4 Small Soldiers 1998

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Action

Director:

Joe Dante

Country:

United States of America
6.2

5 Honey, I Blew Up The Kid 1992

Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his invention, the machine unexpectedly starts working. And when Adam comes right up to the machine, he gets zapped along with his stuffed bunny.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction

Director:

Randal Kleiser

Writers:

Stuart Gordon (characters), Brian Yuzna (characters) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.8

6 Over The Top 1987

Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life by capturing the first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier into the keeping of his rich, ruthless father-in-law.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

Menahem Golan

Writers:

Gary Conway (story), David Engelbach (story) (as David C. Engelbach) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story 1993

This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered by a Hollywood producer and begins a meteroric rise to fame and an all too short reign as one the most charasmatic action heroes in cinema history.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rob Cohen

Writers:

Robert Clouse (book), Linda Lee Cadwell (book) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

8 La Bamba 1987

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Luis Valdez

Writer:

Luis Valdez

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 The Wizard 1989

Corey refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl, who notices that Jimmy has a special talent: he is a "wizard" at video games and can achieve the high score on absolutely everything he plays. Evading their parents and a sinister bounty hunter, the trio head for a climactic showdown at the national video game championships in California.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

Director:

Todd Holland

Writer:

David Chisholm

Country:

United States of America
6.1

10 Weekend At Bernie's 1989

Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe he's still alive. The killer wants to do his job so when he is informed that the stiff is still alive he's got to shoot him again, and again, and again.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Ted Kotcheff

Writer:

Robert Klane

Country:

United States of America
6.4

11 Porky's 1981

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Bob Clark

Writer:

Bob Clark

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
6.2

12 The Karate Kid 1984

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

Genres:

Drama, Action

Director:

John G. Avildsen

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Jingle All The Way 1996

Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son's television hero, he tries hard to to make it up to him. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure.

Genres:

Family, Comedy

Director:

Brian Levant

Writer:

Randy Kornfield

Country:

United States of America
5.6

14 The Next Karate Kid 1994

During a commemoration for Japanese soldiers fighting in the US Army during World War II, Mr. Miyagi meets the widow of his commanding officer. He gets to know her granddaughter Julie, an angry teenager who is still feeling the pain of losing both her parents in an accident and is having problems with her grandmother and her fellow pupils. Mr. Miyagi decides to teach her karate to get her through her pain and issues and back on the right path.

Genre:

Adventure

Director:

Christopher Cain

Writers:

Robert Mark Kamen (characters), Mark Lee

Country:

United States of America
4.4

15 3 Ninjas 1992

Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques. After an organized crime ring proves to be too much for the FBI, it's time for the 3 brother NINJAS! To use their martial arts skills, they team up to battle the crime ring and outwit some very persistent kidnappers!

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Kenny Kim (story), Edward Emanuel (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.3

16 Rocky IV 1985

After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Country:

United States of America
6.9

17 Rocky V 1990

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky’s career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

John G. Avildsen

Country:

United States of America
5.3

18 Rocky II 1979

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. Soon enough, the "Master of Disaster" and the "Italian Stallion" are set on a collision course for a climactic battle that is brutal and unforgettable.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Country:

United States of America
7.3

19 Rocky III 1982

Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter rival Apollo Creed for a rematch with Lang.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Country:

United States of America
6.8

20 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 1982

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Country:

United States of America
7.8

21 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990

A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Steve Barron

Writers:

Kevin Eastman (characters), Peter Laird (characters) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Hong Kong, United States of America
6.8

22 Judgment Night 1993

While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, the four become his unwilling prey in a savage game of cat & mouse as they are mercilessly stalked through the urban jungle in this taut suspense drama

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Stephen Hopkins

Writers:

Lewis Colick (story), Jere Cunningham (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
6.6

23 National Lampoon's Vacation 1983

Clark Griswold is on a quest to take his family on a quest to Walley World theme park for a vacation, but things don't go exactly as planned.

Genres:

Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Harold Ramis

Writers:

John Hughes (screenplay), John Hughes (short story "Vacation '58")

Country:

United States of America
7.4

24 The Karate Kid, Part III 1989

Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. Miyagi.

Genres:

Family, Adventure

Director:

John G. Avildsen

Writers:

Robert Mark Kamen (characters), Robert Mark Kamen

Country:

United States of America
5.2