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"...Writer-star Sylvester Stallone's parable of redemption remains not only the sports-film paragon but one of the most successful low-budget movies ever..." Entertainment Weekly "...A pure pugilistic fairytale..." Total Film "[S]triking a blow for underdogs with more heart than smarts, and bringing apple-pie values and feel-good endings back into vogue." Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "A fine, scuffed, sweaty slab of romantic pulp sentimentalism."Uncut45.1479

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"...Writer-star Sylvester Stallone's parable of redemption remains not only the sports-film paragon but one of the most successful low-budget movies ever..."Entertainment Weekly "...A pure pugilistic fairytale..."Total Film "[S]triking a blow for underdogs with more heart than smarts, and bringing apple-pie values and feel-good endings back into vogue."Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "A fine, scuffed, sweaty slab of romantic pulp sentimentalism."Uncut45.1479

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"...[Macchio] maintains a likable chemistry with Morita..." USA Today "...Young Swank really might be a find....She does seem to blossom before your eyes. And doing her moves, she looks, well, sass-y..."Los Angeles Times45.10495

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"...[Freeman gives] a fiery and compelling performance...[that] humanizes Joe Clark..." New York Times "...Coolly photographed....[Freeman] gives a tough, taut performance..." USA Today "...Freeman embodies all the purported strengths of the real-life Clark and gives an uncompromising [performance]....Avildsen knows how to pull the right strings..." Variety "...[Freeman] has a seemingly limitless range, quicksilver modulation, surprise, a dry humor and a watchful intelligence..." Los Angeles Times45.10495

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"...ROCKY director John Avildsen skillfully captures the golden sunscapes and bull-riding action..."Sight and Sound "...Viscerally gripping....[Directed with] narrative exuberance....[A] strong, persuasive portrayal of Lane by [Perry]..."New York Times "...Sweet....Baldwin again registers strongly..."Variety45.10495

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"...There is a heedless fascination, a primordial watchability to this film....This is one director who knows exactly what he is after, and just how to get it..."Los Angeles Times45.10495

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"...ROCKY director John Avildsen skillfully captures the golden sunscapes and bull-riding action..." Sight and Sound "...Viscerally gripping....[Directed with] narrative exuberance....[A] strong, persuasive portrayal of Lane by [Perry]..." New York Times "...Sweet....Baldwin again registers strongly..." Variety45.10495

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"...[Macchio] maintains a likable chemistry with Morita..."USA Today "...Young Swank really might be a find....She does seem to blossom before your eyes. And doing her moves, she looks, well, sass-y..."Los Angeles Times45.10495

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"...Coolly photographed....[Freeman] gives a tough, taut performance..." USA Today "...[Freeman gives] a fiery and compelling performance...[that] humanizes Joe Clark..."New York Times "...Freeman embodies all the purported strengths of the real-life Clark and gives an uncompromising [performance]....Avildsen knows how to pull the right strings..."Variety "...[Freeman] has a seemingly limitless range, quicksilver modulation, surprise, a dry humor and a watchful intelligence..."Los Angeles Times45.10495

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"...THE KARATE KID exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets..." New York Times "...[Morita] is simply terrific, bringing the appropriate authority and wisdom to the part. His timing and understated humor are also impeccable..." Variety "THE KARATE KID is surprisingly sure-footed and deft in its new setting....Smith is a charming and natural young actor."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[KARATE KID] has a powerful nostalgic kick that the remake struggles to top."Empire45.06485

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"...THE KARATE KID exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets..." New York Times "...[Morita] is simply terrific, bringing the appropriate authority and wisdom to the part. His timing and understated humor are also impeccable..." Variety "THE KARATE KID is surprisingly sure-footed and deft in its new setting....Smith is a charming and natural young actor."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[KARATE KID] has a powerful nostalgic kick that the remake struggles to top."Empire45.06485

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"...THE KARATE KID exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets..." New York Times "...[Morita] is simply terrific, bringing the appropriate authority and wisdom to the part. His timing and understated humor are also impeccable..." Variety "THE KARATE KID is surprisingly sure-footed and deft in its new setting....Smith is a charming and natural young actor."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[KARATE KID] has a powerful nostalgic kick that the remake struggles to top."Empire45.06485

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"...THE KARATE KID exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets..." New York Times "...[Morita] is simply terrific, bringing the appropriate authority and wisdom to the part. His timing and understated humor are also impeccable..." Variety "THE KARATE KID is surprisingly sure-footed and deft in its new setting....Smith is a charming and natural young actor."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[KARATE KID] has a powerful nostalgic kick that the remake struggles to top."Empire45.06485

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"...THE KARATE KID exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets..."New York Times "...[Morita] is simply terrific, bringing the appropriate authority and wisdom to the part. His timing and understated humor are also impeccable..."Variety "THE KARATE KID is surprisingly sure-footed and deft in its new setting....Smith is a charming and natural young actor."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[KARATE KID] has a powerful nostalgic kick that the remake struggles to top."Empire45.06485

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"...[The filmmakers have] played it smart by assembling all the major creative talents from the first entry..." Variety "...KARATE KID II is a movie you can cheer for....The heart of the movie, of course, is Pat Morita, marvelous once again as Miyagi..."Los Angeles Times45.06485

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"...[The filmmakers have] played it smart by assembling all the major creative talents from the first entry..." Variety "...KARATE KID II is a movie you can cheer for....The heart of the movie, of course, is Pat Morita, marvelous once again as Miyagi..."Los Angeles Times45.06485

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"...[The filmmakers have] played it smart by assembling all the major creative talents from the first entry..." Variety "...KARATE KID II is a movie you can cheer for....The heart of the movie, of course, is Pat Morita, marvelous once again as Miyagi..."Los Angeles Times45.06485

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"...The film's major revelation...[is that Ringwald] proves herself to be an even more versatile and captivating talent than she has before..." New York Times "...[Ringwald gives an] emotion-drenched performance....It is somehow refreshing to see her expanding her repertoire and dealing with adult problems..." Variety45.06485

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"...Casting [Aykroyd and Belushi] in the film version was a good idea....Walker makes Enid a dryly captivating character..."New York Times "...Fun....A mere sideways glance between the two conjures up countless funny moments of the past..."Variety0.2405902

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