The Karate Kid, Part III

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The Karate Kid, Part III is a 1989 film about a martial arts master who, with the help of an old Vietman comrade, attempts to gain revenge on Daniel LaRusso and Mr. Kesuke Miyagi. It is the third film in the The Karate Kid series.

Directed by John G. Avildsen. Written by Robert Mark Kamen.

Terry Silver[edit]

  • "Look at this. Ten years ago, nuclear was the preferred waste. You could dump it anywhere! Now everybody's a detective. I'm lucky if I make one deal a YEAR without being indicted!"
  • "Now the real pain begins, Danny-boy."
  • "What's his name - Miyagi - and that punk - I'm gonna get them for what they did to you. They made you suffer, so I'm gonna make them suffer... and suffer and suffer and when I think they've suffered enough, then I start with the pain."
  • [watching Barnes fighting Daniel] "I love it when he pounds him!"
  • "A man can't stand, he can't fight."
  • "A man can't breathe, he can't fight."
  • "A man can't see, he can't fight."
  • "Well well, look who's here; The BIG war hero"

Snake[edit]

  • [entering the Bonsai Shop] "Room for one more down there?"

"You know it!"

"It's cool"

Mike Barnes[edit]

  • [in Semi-Final fight, winning 2-0]

[sees Daniel] "You're next LaRusso! I own your ass." [with that he finishes his opponent off]

  • "Remember on the phone, when you said if I come down here and beat LaRusso in the All-Valley Tournament, that you'd give me 25 percent ownership of your new dojos? Well, I've been giving it some thought. To perform my best, which is what I want to do, I'm afraid I'm gonna need 50 percent."

Mr. Kesuke Miyagi[edit]

  • "If karate used defend honor, defend life, karate mean something. If karate used defend plastic metal trophy, karate no mean nothing."
  • [Miyagi stares wistfully at a picture of him and Daniel together] "Hope confusion end soon, Daniel-san. Miyagi heart empty without you."

Dialogue[edit]

Terry Silver: I owe you, man.
John Kreese: You don't owe me anything.
Terry Silver: Oh bullshit. I don't owe you anything? What about Vietnam, huh? How many times did you save my ass?
John Kreese: I don't know. I lost count.

California. Daniel is talking on the phone to his mother who has returned to New Jersey
Daniel Larusso: Hey Mom, how are you back in New Jersey?
New Jersey. Lucille is nursing her bedridden brother-in-law
Lucille Larusso: I am here with your Uncle Louie in Parsipanny. I may have to spend the whole summer with him. Oh, but my son will be starting college!
Daniel Larusso: Yeah I know Mom. Here I will put Mr. Miyagi on.
Lucille Larusso: Thanks. talking to Mr. Miyagi Thanks so much. Are you sure you are OK with watching after Daniel?
Uncle Louie rings a bell
Lucille Larusso: Oh no, I have to go.
Kesuge Miyagi: That is fine by me. You just help Uncle Louie. Nice mama! Good mama.

Terry Silver: What, you think you can rely on that crane crap?
Daniel Larusso: It worked last time.
Terry Silver: Hey, wake up and smell the cofee Mr. Larusso! Last time you weren't fighting this.

[Shows Daniel a picture of Mike Barnes]


Terry Silver: [to Mike Barnes before the match] Remember the game plan. First you win a point, then you lose a point. Keep the score zero-zero. Pulverize him for the full three minutes. Then in sudden death you get the point, we win. I want him to experience pain. First he suffers.
John Kreese: Then he suffers some more.

Daniel Larusso: You know, this is the 80s, Mr. Miyagi. You can't be so damn passive!

Terry Silver: [at the climax of Daniel's training] Visualize: this is not a bunch of sticks and pipes anymore; This is a living, breathing wrecking machine who wants to detatch your head from the rest of your body!

[Daniel gashes his fist on the 2X4 with Mike Barnes' picture]

Terry Silver: It's blood. So what? Make believe it's HIS! This guy wants to BREAK you! HUMILIATE you! STOMP YOU INTO THE GROUND! NOW WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?
Daniel Larusso: ...NAIL HIM!
Terry Silver: THEN DO IT!

[Daniel breaks all three 2X4s]

Terry Silver: YES! You nailed him! You're ready!

Terry Silver: [in steam filled bathroom talking to John Kreese on phone] What did I tell you my man? The minute you step off that plane, you're the biggest dojo operator in the valley.
John Kresse: What do you mean? What are you talking about?
Terry Silver: I bought 20 locations today, signed, sealed, 100 percent. You are back my man, bigger and badder than ever.
John Kreese: [getting back massaged in Tahiti] You're a sweetheart, that's great. But what about those two jerks?
Terry Silver: Those two jerks are taking up 100 percent of my time. Just relax, Johnny. By the time I'm done with that little punk he'll be begging me to be his teacher. And you know what he's going to learn from me: pain in every part of his body. And fear in every part of his mind. And here's the kicker he's going to thank me for it later.
John Kreese: How do you know he'll compete?
Terry Silver: He'll compete. Johnny, when that little twerp steps into the ring to defend his title, I'm going to have him think he's invincible. And then he's going to find out what pain and fear are all about... [smiles a bit more evilly] ...right in front of a thousand people.
John Kreese: What about the old man?
Terry Silver: Him I hurt for the kid, just have fun there. Give Mamona a squeeze for me.
John Kreese: How do you know about Mamona?
Terry Silver: I know! Anything else?
John Kreese: [looks at his hands] Yeah. Make his knuckles bleed.
Terry Silver: [shocked/amazed] Hey! Hey, I like that! Oh, I like it, Johnny! I'm going to use it!

[Mike, Snake and Dennis enter the shop for the second time and shut off the lights.]
Daniel Larusso: Hey! Okay! This isn't funny anymore. Come on, turn on the lights.
Mike Barnes: (tasting Jessica's macaroni and cheese.) Sign the application yet?
Daniel Larusso: No.
Snake: [calls across the room] Hey Dennis! He didn't sign it yet.
Dennis: [puts something down he was looking at and shakes his head back and forth making tsking sounds. Then he karate chops some shoji windows]
Daniel Larusso: Why don't you just take off.
Dennis: [shoves Daniel hard] You take off!

Margaret: [to Terry Silver whose taking bubble bath and smoking a cigar] And if you do not pay your bills, I will sue your collective asses for everything you are worth.
Terry Silver: [whatever type of voice] Yeah. Yeah. Look, I'll have the check out by five.
Margaret: And what about the court on the green?
Terry Silver: Do what I usually do. Bribe them.
Margaret: [astonished shockness] Mr. Silver.

[after Terry Silver met Mike Barnes]
Terry Silver: So what do you think?
Margaret: Oh, he's obnoxious.
Terry Silver: [laughing] Yeah. He's perfect.

[relaxes into bubble bath]


[Cobras are leaving Daniel/Jessica stranded on ropes]
Daniel Larusso: Hey!
Snake: Yes, sweetheart?
Daniel Larusso: Pull us up, man!
Mike Barnes: The stakes just went up. Give us the tree.
Jessica Andrews: No, Daniel, don't!
Daniel Larusso: [does anyway] All right, but just be careful.
Dennis: [laughing evilly] What are you going to do with it?
Snake: Replant it.
[raises it and acts like he's gonna thrust it in the canyon]
Snake: Down there!
Daniel Larusso: NO!
Jessica Andrews: NO!
Mike Barnes: [disgusted] Enough talk. Give me the tree!

[takes it]

Mike Barnes: Okay. Now you want it, right?
Daniel Larusso: Yes!
Jessica Andrews: Yes!
Mike Barnes: Okay, Daniel.
[breaks the trunk of the tree]
Mike Barnes: Make a wish.
[goes off laughing very hard with Dennis and Snake]
Daniel Larusso: [looks at the injured tree very heart broken]

Daniel Larusso: [tentatively] Mr. Miyagi?
[holds up injured tree]
Daniel Larusso: [a crash of thunder strikes outside]
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: [seeing this drops broom in sad shock but calmly takes the tree and starts fixing it]
Daniel Larusso: [worried, sad] Will it be okay?
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Depend if root's strong, tree survive.

Daniel Larusso: [practicing karate in garden when suddenly the gate busts open] Hey get out of here man, I signed it okay!
Mike Barnes: What'd you call the cops for?
Daniel Larusso: What'd you steal the trees for?
Mike Barnes: No proof.
Daniel Larusso: Oh, who left the application, the tooth fairy?
[the two fight until Barnes has Daniel on the ground]
Mike Barnes: [steps on Daniel's throat] There's nothing you've got that I can't counter! Your karate's a joke!
Terry Silver: Let him up punk!
Mike Barnes: Who are you? His mother?
Terry Silver: Maybe.
[They fight until, Terry Silver has Mike by the hair]
Mike Barnes: [afraid he's going to fall, he leans a hand on Silver for balance]
Terry Silver: Get your hand off me. Get your hand off me!
Mike Barnes: [shaking lets go]
Terry Silver: I ever even see you on the same street as this kid I will seriously mess you up. You understand?
Mike Barnes: Ok...
Terry Silver: YOU UNDERSTAND?
Mike Barnes: YES!
Terry Silver: [lets him go] Good! [kicks his butt] Now get the hell out of here!
Mike Barnes: [zooms out of garden]
Terry Silver: [helping Daniel up] Who was that guy?
Daniel Larusso: The guy I'm going to be fighting.
Terry Silver: Oh. Well, here I brought your book.
Daniel Larusso: Thanks.
Terry Silver: Now let me give you a little lesson on how to deal with punks like that.

Terry Silver: There you are.
Daniel Larusso: Yeah. I had to do some thinking.
Terry Silver: And?
Daniel Larusso: I decided not to fight in the tournament this year. I figured that's the least of respect I owe you. Just to let you know.
Terry Silver: You owe me alot more than that, Danny-boy.
Daniel Larusso: Oh, I can have the payment for the lessons in a couple of weeks. I just need to get the money.
Terry Silver: No money. You are getting in that ring.
Daniel Larusso: No offense Mr. Silver, but you can't make me do anything I don't want to do.
Terry Silver: [laughs] Danny, Danny. From the moment I met you, I've been making you do things you don't want to do.
Daniel Larusso: [confused] What are you talking about?
Terry Silver: What am I talking about?
Daniel Larusso: Yeah, what?
[calls in office]
Terry Silver: Let's show him what I'm talking about?
Mike Barnes: [steps out] I'm what he's talking about, shithead.
Terry Silver: We have a little agenda here, Daniel.
Daniel Larusso: [backpedaling] You guys are crazy!
Terry Silver: Either you fight one fight on one day, or you fight everyday for the rest of your life. [even more hyped up] So what's it going to be Danny boy?
Daniel Larusso: It's going to be that I'm not going to be there. [starts to exit but is blocked by John Kreese.]
Terry Silver: Lets show Mr. Kreese how he's going to get his business back.
Daniel Larusso: I don't want to fight. You can't make me.
Terry Silver: You don't have to. You can just stand there and let him kick your ass.
Mike Barnes: [attacks Daniel] You're doing this to yourself.
[after Mike Barnes beats Daniel up]
Terry Silver: Do you wanna see some more?
John Kreese: I wanna see a lot more.
Terry Silver: [to Mike] Bring him back.
Terry Silver: [to Kreese] You see his face? See the trail? I think he peed in his pants.

Referee: You know the rules. Light contact to the body, *and I do mean light, Mr. Barnes*.

[the Cobras are pulling Daniel/Jessica but stop about 95% of the way up so they can get the application]
Daniel Larusso: Hey! Pull us up!
Snake: First give us the application.
Daniel Larusso: No! I'll give it to you when we get up there.
Mike Barnes: Oh yeah!? [lets Jessica fall for 1/2 second. She's fallen 5 feet]
Daniel Larusso: All right! All right!
[gives it to Snake]
Daniel Larusso: Here.
Mike Barnes: Check it out.
Snake: [does] It's cool.
Mike Barnes: [points at Daniel, lecturing] Hey, don't even think about backing out, man, cause then I'll really be pissed. And this, this will all seem like a happy memory compared to what I do to you [looks at Jessica] and what we all do to her.

Daniel Larusso: I know you don't believe in fighting, but tournament karate isn't exactly fighting.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Not exactly ping-pong, either.

Terry Silver: You think this is the end of it, old man? I'm gonna open Cobra Kai dojos all over this Valley. Hell, I might even teach for free! From now on, all that anyone will know about is Cobra Kai karate. John Kreese's karate. You won't even be a memory!
Daniel Larusso: Yes, he will. You won't.

[Kreese and Silver are laughing hysterically, as Daniel turns to Miyagi]

Daniel Larusso: NOW... will you train me?
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Hai. Now Miyagi train you.

Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Daniel-san! Daniel-san!
Daniel Larusso: Mr. Miyagi, it's over! It's over, Forget about it!
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: No... No!
Daniel Larusso: I'm afraid! Let's get out of here, I wanna go home!
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Cannot, must not! It's ok lose to opponent! Must not lose to fear!
Daniel Larusso: But I'm afraid! I'm afraid of him! What am I supposed to do it?
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: OY-OY... OY-OY... OY! You stay focused. Daniel-san, you best karate still inside you! Now time let out!

Terry Silver: Whoa... 50 percent. Well, I don't think I can afford more than 35.
Mike Barnes: I understand. I guess I'd better get going, then... nice meeting everybody.
[turns to leave]
Terry Silver: Hey...
[Mike turns around]
Terry Silver: ... you fight as hard as you negotiate?
Mike Barnes: Harder.
Terry Silver: You got your 50 percent.
Mike Barnes: And I can get that in writing?
Terry Silver: By noon today.
Mike Barnes: Mr. Silver, you just bought yourself a champion.

Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Inside you same place you karate come from.
Daniel Larusso: My karate comes from you.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Ah. Only root karate come from Miyagi. Just like bonsai choose own way grow because root strong you choose own way do karate same reason.
Daniel Larusso: I do it your way.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Hai. One day you do own way.

Terry Silver: [speaking to Mike Barnes] If you're looking to be a bad boy in L.A., Snake's the boy to be bad with. Right, Snake?
Snake: You know it.

Main cast[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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