August 12, 1994
Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Mr. Miyagi, at a ceremony commemorating the service of Japanese soldiers in the U.S. Army in Word War II, meets the widow of his commanding officer and her granddaughter, Julie. Julie is a teenager full of angst and anger at the death of her parents in an accident, and is having problems at school and with her relationship with her grandmother. Mr. Miyagi, true to his nature, takes Julie under his wing and teaches her karate as a way of dealing with her pain and anger, and to help improve her relationships with her grandmother and fellow students at school.