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About the Movie
In Columbia Pictures' The Karate Kid, 12-year-old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's (Taraji P. Henson) latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying - and the feeling is mutual - but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. In the land of kung fu, Dre knows only a little karate, and Cheng puts "the karate kid" on the floor with ease. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), who is secretly a master of kung fu. 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.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 206
- Fresh: 134
- Rotten: 72
- Average Rating: 6.2/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: Smith Jr looks thoroughly bored by Mom and Pop's extravagant gift. I can't say I blame him.
Fresh: The Karate Kid 2010 is a thoughtful and professionally executed remake, retaining everything that really mattered about the original -- specifically the sincere relationship between the young protege and his mentor.
Fresh: There's life in this franchise yet.
Fresh: Smith might be the focus, but while he's got the charisma and the moves, it's Chan who makes it punch above its weight. Nice scenery too.
finally itunes has come out with this.from watching the trailer it does not look that bad.But i am a real fan of the original with Ralf Machio and Pat Morita.so i dont know if i will like it or not? and it looks like they made ALOT of changes so i am really not sure intill i see it. so i will at least give it three stars.***
Why would you rate a movie you haven't seen?!?! And by the way it's not a remake. It's whole new story!
dont do it
dont write a review about a movie if u have never seen it. saying i have never seen it then rate makes u sound stupid so dont do it
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- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Released: 2010
- © 2010 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.