Now Playing: The Karate Kid Retrospective Series

Now Playing: The Karate Kid Retrospective Series

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“Wax On, Wax Off!” The seminal 80’s film, The Karate Kid, is back in theaters this summer in a new incarnation starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith. To prepare you for this remake, Arnie, Jakob, and Brock will revisit all the films in the Karate Kid series! Did you want to take Karate lessons in 1984? If so, you weren’t alone! When The Karate Kid first came out it was a smash hit, earning an Oscar nomination for Pat Morita and entering “Wax on, Wax off” into the cultural lexicon of movie phrases. Now, with this classic story being reinterpreted for modern audiences with this summer’s remake starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, we at Now Playing will “wax on” with our Karate Kid retrospective series. Is this first installment worth the legacy? Listen in and find out!

Recent Episodes

  • The Karate Kid (1984)

    10 years ago
  • The Karate Kid Part II

    10 years ago
  • The Karate Kid Part III

    10 years ago
  • The Next Karate Kid

    10 years ago
  • The Karate Kid (2010)

    10 years ago