This month marks 30 years since Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita's The Karate Kid was released in theaters.

Here are a few facts you may not have known about Karate Kid:

· Surprisingly, during filming in late 1983, Ralph Macchio was age 22. Some of the cast did not believe him when he was asked about his age.

· Charlie Sheen and Sean Penn both turned down the role of Daniel LaRusso.

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