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tejon ranch company

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The Tejon Ranch is a 270,000 acre ranch located an hour north of Los Angeles. At 422 square miles, it is the largest contiguous piece of private property in California, and is about 40% the size of the state of Rhode Island. Many films have been shot here, including when Daniel-san is training while Mr. Miyagi fishes.

The Tejon Ranch Co. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: TRC).

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leo carillo state beach

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Leo Carillo State Beach was used for all of the beach scenes in the 1984 classic The Karate Kid: Daniel playing soccer, the Cobra Kai kids beating Daniel up, and the training sequence where Daniel-san is practicing his crane kick on the pole.

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orient express restaurant

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This filming location from The Karate Kid was featured in the scene where Daniel and his mother are having lunch at The Orient Express Restaurant. The location is now called Express Night Club.

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golf n’ stuff

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Daniel-san and Ali begin (and continue) their courtship at this magical mini-golf course and video arcade. The decor is still very similar today, although the water slide was torn down in the mid-90s.

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ali’s house

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This Karate kid film location is Ali's (Elizabeth Shue) house. Daniel pulls up to the fancy digs with his mom in her station wagon to pick up Ali, and his wrong-side-of-the-tracksness becomes evident. Ali's parents come to the door in matching traffic outfits, and then the Larusso's have to push the station wagon away.

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