The Karate Kid

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Overview

12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

  1. Christopher Murphey

    Screenplay

  2. Harald Zwart

    Director

  3. Robert Mark Kamen

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jaden Smith

    Jaden Smith

    Dre Parker

  2. Jackie Chan

    Jackie Chan

    Mr. Han

  3. Taraji P. Henson

    Taraji P. Henson

    Sherry Parker

  4. Yu Rong-Guang

    Yu Rong-Guang

    Master Li

  5. Tess Liu

    Tess Liu

    History Teacher

  6. Xu Ming

    Xu Ming

    Bao

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 20m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $357,852,395.00

Homepage http://www.karatekid-themovie.com/

Release Information

  • June 10, 2010
    PG, Theatrical

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A review by Andres Gomez

5.0
By Andres Gomez

A Karate kid which practices Kung Fu for a bad re-make.

Only Jackie Chan could be saved from this movie.

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