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The Karate Kid has been a classic since 1984 when it was first released. Now it lives on with the Cobra Kai television show. Here it is in order.

What’s on the Karate Kid Timeline?

This Karate Kid timeline assembles all of the Karate Kid stories into one chronological timeline. Now, with the Karate Kid franchise, there have been a few outliers. These include The Next Karate Kid, and the 2010 reboot. We’ve included those here since there is no official word on canonicity within the Karate Kid universe.

This timeline also includes the Cobra Kai television series, produced by YouTube. If you ask us, it’s a fine continuation of the series.

Where to Start?

There is only one good place to start with this Karate Kid timeline, and that’s at the beginning. Start with the original 1984 film. We also recommend the second film as well. Otherwise, you can skip ahead to the Cobra Kai television series. We don’t really recommend anything in-between.

As always, if you see something that should be added, taken away, or changed, let us know. We love to hear your feedback. And if you liked this timeline, you might enjoy some of our others, like our Back to the Future timeline.

The Karate Kid Timeline 2.0

1The Karate KidBuyThe Karate Kid1984-06-22filmrobert-mark-kamen
2The Karate KidBuyThe Karate Kid Part II1986-06-20filmrobert-mark-kamen
3The Karate KidBuyThe Karate Kid Part III1989-06-30filmrobert-mark-kamen
4The Karate KidBuyThe Next Karate Kid1994-09-09filmmark-lee
5The Karate KidBuyThe Karate Kid (2010)2010-06-11filmchristopher-murphey
6The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.01: Ace Degenerate, , 2018-05-02tv-episodehayden-schlossberg jon-hurwitz josh-heald
7The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.02: Strike First, , 2018-05-02tv-episodehayden-schlossberg jon-hurwitz josh-heald
8The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.03: Esqueleto, , 2018-05-02tv-episodehayden-schlossberg jon-hurwitz josh-heald
9The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.04: Cobra Kai Never Dies2018-05-02tv-episodejason-belleville
10The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.05: Counterbalance, , 2018-05-02tv-episodehayden-schlossberg jon-hurwitz josh-heald
11The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.06: Quiver, 2018-05-02tv-episodejay-piarulli luan-thomas
12The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.07: All Valley2018-05-02tv-episodestacey-harman
13The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.08: Molting2018-05-02tv-episodemichael-jonathan-smith
14The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.09: Different but Same2018-05-02tv-episodejason-belleville
15The Karate KidCobra Kai 1.10: Mercy, , 2018-05-02tv-episodehayden-schlossberg jon-hurwitz josh-heald
The Karate Kid Timeline 2.0

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