Best Pat Morita movies

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Best Pat Morita movies
Today we present the best Pat Morita movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Pat Morita:

TOP 23:
American Ninja 5
American Ninja 5
Pat Morita as: Master Tetsu
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1993
When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja, attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.

TOP 22:
Bloodsport III
Bloodsport III
Pat Morita as: David Leung
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1996
Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his mentor, teacher, and spiritual "father", when Sun is spitefully killed by crime boss Duvalier. In order to defeat Beast, destroy Duvalier, and avenge Sun's death, Alex turns to Leung to whom he was indebted in Bloodsport II. Leung directs him to the great shaman, Makato "the Judge", to whom Alex must turn for guidance. The judge teaches him to fully channel the energy in his mind and body in order to rout the Beast in the Kumite...


TOP 21:
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Pat Morita as: The Chink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western, Romance
Release: 1994
Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set against the background of mating whooping cranes. There, she befriends Bonanza Jellybean, one of the cowgirls at the beauty- ranch.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Edward James Olmos movies?

TOP 20:
Bloodsport II
Bloodsport II
Pat Morita as: David Leung
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1996
After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the opportunity. Alex finds a friend and mentor in the jailhouse, Master Sun, who teaches him a superior fighting style called Iron Hand. When a 'best of the best kumite' is to take place, Demon gets an invitation. Now Master Sun and Alex need to find a way to let Alex take part in the kumite too.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Donald Gibb movies?

TOP 19:
The Next Karate Kid
The Next Karate Kid
Pat Morita as: Sgt. Kesuke Miyagi
Genre: Adventure
Release: 1994
During a commemoration for Japanese soldiers fighting in the US Army during World War II, Mr. Miyagi meets the widow of his commanding officer. He gets to know her granddaughter Julie, an angry teenager who is still feeling the pain of losing both her parents in an accident and is having problems with her grandmother and her fellow pupils. Mr. Miyagi decides to teach her karate to get her through her pain and issues and back on the right path.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Walton Goggins movies?


TOP 18:
Spy Hard
Spy Hard
Pat Morita as: Brian, Waiter in Restaurant
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1996
The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with Veronique Ukrinsky, a KGB agent whose father designed the chip. Together they try to locate the evil mastermind's headquarters, where Veronique's father and several other hostages are being held.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Leslie Nielsen movies?

TOP 17:
The Center of the World
The Center of the World
Pat Morita as: Cab driver
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, withdrawing from work, missing meetings with investors. He wants a connection, so he offers her $10,000 to spend three nights with him in Vegas, and she accepts with conditions. Is mutual attraction stirring?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Molly Parker movies?

TOP 16:
Inferno
Inferno
Pat Morita as: Jubal Early
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
Eddie Lomax (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a drifter who has been in a suicidal funk since the death of his close friend Johnny (Danny Trejo). Riding his motorcycle into a small desert town where Johnny once lived, Lomax is confronted by a gang of toughs, who beat him and steal his bike. However, Lomax is not a man to take an injustice lying down, and soon he begins exacting a violent revenge on the men who stole his motorcycle, with local handyman Jubal Early (Pat Morita) lending a hand and several area ladies offering aid and comfort.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryunosuke Kamiki movies?


TOP 15:

Honeymoon in Vegas

Honeymoon in Vegas
Pat Morita as: Mahi Mahi
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1992
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose $65K in a poker game and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancée.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brent Hinkley movies?

TOP 14:

Miracle Beach

Miracle Beach
Pat Morita as: Gus
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 1992
A romantic comedy set in the Southern California beach scene. Down on his luck, Scotty McKay becomes the master of a very lonely genie, who brings him wealth, power and true love. Miracles can happen!

TOP 13:

Babes In Toyland

Babes In Toyland
Pat Morita as: The Toymaster
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1986
11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young Mary Contrary is about to marry mean, old Barnaby Barnacle, despite the fact that she loves Jack Be Nimble. Lisa tries to stop this terrible wedding and, together with her new friends, discovers that Barnaby wants to take over Toyland. Lisa, Mary, Jack, and Georgie Porgie ask the Toymaster for help, but he can't help them as long as Lisa doesn't truly believe in toys.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eileen Brennan movies?


TOP 12:

The Karate Kid Part III

The Karate Kid Part III
Pat Morita as: Mr. Keisuke Miyagi
Genre: Family, Adventure
Release: 1989
Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. Miyagi.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Kove movies?

TOP 11:

Volcano High

Volcano High
Original Title: 화산고
Pat Morita as: Vice Principal Jang Hak-Sa (MTV English Dub) (voice)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2001
Volcano High School is marking its 108th. Every student is a martial arts expert, so it is not surprising to see tea leaves moving in the shape of dragons or hallway windows shattering into bits with no one touching them. At Volcano High, the legend of the Secret Manuscript - the one who inherits these writings will rule the world - has been continuously passed down. From the outside, Volcano High School seems peaceful. But a bitter showdown for the Secret Manuscript is at hand.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best André Benjamin movies?

TOP 10:

The Last Shot

The Last Shot
Pat Morita as: Himself
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2004
A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthew Broderick movies?

TOP 9:

The Karate Kid Part II

The Karate Kid Part II
Pat Morita as: Kesuke Miyagi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Family
Release: 1986
Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean time, Daniel encounters a new love and also makes some enemies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best BD Wong movies?


TOP 8:

The Shakiest Gun in the West

The Shakiest Gun in the West
Pat Morita as: Wong
Genre: Comedy, Western, Family
Release: 1968
Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun smugglers. She tricks Haywood into a sham marriage as a disguise. Haywood inadvertently becomes the legendary "Doc the Haywood" after he guns down "Arnold the Kid".

TOP 7:

Mulan II

Mulan II
Pat Morita as: The Emperor
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2004
Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to escort three princesses to Chang'an, China. Mushu is determined to drive a wedge between the couple after he learns that he will lose his guardian job if Mulan marries into the Li family.

TOP 6:

When Time Ran Out...

When Time Ran Out...
Pat Morita as: Sam
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1980
An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.

TOP 5:

Midway

Midway
Pat Morita as: Rear Admiral Ryunosuke Kusaka
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Release: 1976
This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

TOP 4:

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid
Pat Morita as: Mr. Miyagi
Genre: Drama, Action
Release: 1984
Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, 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.


TOP 3:

Brother

Brother
Pat Morita as: Guy at the poker table (uncredited)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2000
A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang.

TOP 2:

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Pat Morita as: Oriental #2
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Release: 1967
Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test the "modern" ideas she had been reading about back in Kansas: "I've taken the girl out of Kansas. Now I have to take Kansas out of the girl!"

TOP 1:

Mulan

Mulan
Pat Morita as: The Emperor (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 1998
A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.


If you like the best Pat Morita movies, then you will also like the best BD Wong movies, where many of their films coincide.