If you are looking for a thrilling classic filled with action, humor, and excitement, “The Karate Kid” is the movie for you. This action/drama, starring Ralph Macchio, was released in 1984 but has remained one of John G. Avildsens best directed movies. In this movie, Macchio plays Danny Larusso, a high school student who moves to Reseda and ends up taking karate lessons from Mr. Miyagi (played by Pat Morita) and fighting his way through an under 18 karate tournament. This movie is a cinematic masterpiece with wonderful acting, a great plot, and fantastic fights. “The Karate Kid” remains one of the best movies in history and has earned a solid 10/10.