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The Karate Kid (1984)

The Karate Kid (1984)

It’s a cruel summer… 

In light of the epic success of YouTube/Netflix’s series Cobra Kai, we thought the time was right to revisit this hugely popular 80s coming-of-age story starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita, in his Oscar-nominated performance.

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso (Macchio) has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi (Morita), 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.

“An exciting, sweet-tempered, heart-warming story with one of the most interesting friendships in a long time.” (Roger Ebert)

Sunday, September 20
Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

Tuesday, September 22
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm
Advance tickets $15 HERE | $15 at the door

*Minors OK! (Please note this film is rated 18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK for any single film! Please redeem at the door.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the Rio Theatre’s screenings are operating at a sharply reduced capacity. We can’t guarantee availability of tickets at the door, so advance tickets for all screening events are strongly recommended. Our online box office can be found at www.riotheatretickets.ca. Online sales for every screening automatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.

THE KARATE KID (John G Avildsen, 1984 / 14A / 126 mins) A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.