WorldCat Identities

Morita, Pat 1932-2005

Works: 199 works in 548 publications in 6 languages and 14,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Martial arts films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Interviewee, Author, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pat Morita
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

168 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handyman/martial arts master, Mr Miyagi (Morita), agrees to teach karate to bullied outsider Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), and shows him that there's more to life than fighting
Mulan by Barry Cook( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Mulan proves her worth outside of her tradition-bound society when, disguised as the male soldier, "Ping", she bravely takes her father's place in the Imperial Army. Helped by her funny guardian dragon Mushu and a lucky cricket named Cri-kee, Mulan strives to earn the respect of her fellow warriors and her courageous Captain Shang. Mulan's adventures lead to a climatic battle atop the Imperial Palace, where her family's honor and the fate of the Emperor and all of China rests in her hands
Mulan II by Walt Disney( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent legend of Mulan continues in an all-new movie. The courageous heroine is back, along with favorite characters and some new friends, including the mischievous Mushu, who wants to keep Mulan single so he can retain his job as her guardian
Midway by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
The next karate kid( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie, a rebellious teen, is pitted against a posse of paramilitary students who rule her high school. While their leader teaches them to fight-to-kill, Julie and Miyagi, her karate teacher, teach them the secret of fighting to live
Karate dog by Bob Clark( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cho Cho, a wisecracking canine, partners with a bumbling computer-geek detective to solve his Zen master's murder and save the world from a biochemical maniac
Honeymoon in Vegas by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Singer agrees to tie the knot with his beautiful girlfriend, Betsy, in a quickie Vegas ceremony. But when he loses a huge poker bet to mobster Tommy Korman, the marriage knot-- and Jack's life start unraveling fast. To get out of the debt, Jack "loans" Betsy to Korman for the weekend, only to discover the love-struck mobster plans to win her away for good
Kung fu by Ed Spielman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun, like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but continually run into trouble from gunfighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
Savannah smiles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savannah is an imaginative six-year-old whose wealthy politician parents have little time for her. When Savannah runs away from home and hides in the broken-down getaway car of two bumbling felons, the small-time crooks are mistaken for kidnappers
Even cowgirls get the blues by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cowgirls on the Rubber Rose Ranch stage a rebellion. Delores Del Ruby leads the uprising, but Sissy Hankshaw provides the spiritual leadership for the rag-tag bunch of female bandits
Lamb Chop's Chanukah & Passover surprise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shari's Passover surprise: A celebration of a traditional Jewish Seder. Lamp Chop rehearses her Four Questions and Hush Puppy practices sniffing out the hidden matzah. Learn the story of Passover and all the wonderful traditions surrounding this special holiday
The films of Rob Reiner by Ron Howard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Ron Howard talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
I'll remember April by Bob Clark( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on actual reports of Japanese submarines patrolling the Pacific during WWII, it depicts events that transpire following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In the tradition of "October Sky" and "Stand By Me", drama here follows the life of four ten year old California boys and their perilous journey to self-discovery
American fusion by Aijia Zhang( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultures collide when a devoted but frustrated young Chinese-American woman falls for a hunky Hispanic dentist. A warm-hearted satire of ethnic stereotypes and family relationships provides nonstop laughs
Only the brave( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the historic rescue of the Texan "lost battalion" by the all-Nisei 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team who endured heavy casualties, this film captures the tragedies and sacrifices of these courageous Americans, who had to overcome great prejudice and injustice to themselves and their families
High roller : the Stu Ungar story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poker legend Stu Ungar won millions playing card games. He was one of two people ever to win the World Series of Poker three times. But, in spite of his success, a life of excess and addiction left him in tremendous debt and could only end in tragedy
Beauty and the beast and other animated fables( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six animated fairy tales
Reggie's prayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired football superstar (Reggie White) becomes a coach and 10th grade history teacher at an inner city school. The neighborhood thug (The Giant) recruits kids into street crime
Ancestors in the Americas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1 tells the story of how Asians--Filipino, Chinese, Asian Indian--first arrived in the Americas. Film crosses centuries and oceans from the 16th century Manila-Acapulco trade, to the Opium War, to the 19th century plantation coolie labor in South America and the Caribbean. Pt. 2 relates the history of Chinese immigrants in California
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the Wakatsuki family of Santa Monica, California, is told by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, who was seven years old when she and her family were taken by bus 250 miles to Camp Manzanar, near the High Sierras. The drama follows the family from their well-ordered, pleasant life in Santa Monica to the emotion-shattering experience of being uprooted and evacuated to camps
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.13 for The karate ... to 1.00 for Kamaka uku ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The karate kid
Alternative Names
Morita, Noriyuki

Morita, Noriyuki 1932-2005

Morita, Noriyuki 'Pat'

Morita, Noriyuki Pat 1932-2005

Morita, Pat 1932-2005

Morita, Pat Noriyuki 1932-2005

Morita, Patrick N. 1932-2005

Pat Morita acteur américain

Pat Morita aktor amerykański

Pat Morita Amerikaans filmacteur

Pat Morita attore statunitense

Pat Morita US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Pat Morita yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Pet Morita

Морита, Пэт

Пет Морита

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נוריוקי מוריטה

بات موريتا

پت موریتا بازیگر آمریکایی

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