The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

"A Challenge He Never Imagined. A Teacher He Never Expected."
  • PG
  • 2010
  • 2 hr 20 min
  • 6.2  (161,775)
  • 61

The Karate Kid is a modern version of the original that was made in 1984. It stars Jackie Chan and Will Smith's son, Jaden Smith. Just like his father he has a lot of talent for an 11 year old kid. He has so far played in the movie City of Sin. The whole movie is based in China and Dre(Smith) will have some new challenges in his life. He was raised in Detroit by his mother and she decides to move to China for a new life. She felt there was nothing for them back in Detroit but trouble. Dre hates it in China and just wants to go back to the United States but his mom says he has to get used to it. Dre then meets a classmate who he falls in love with, Mei Ying. But after this times were tough for Dre. There are classmates that always bully Dre and this is another reason why he wants to leave China. But then Dre meets Dr. Han(Chan) who offers to teach Dre Kung Fu. At first Dr. Han did not want to teach Dre any Kung Fu as it was something of his past that he didn't want to do again but eventually agreed to teach him. Dre's life drastically changes after they meet. Dr. Han teaches him his knowledge of Kung Fu and Dre becomes better. At first Dre is quite resistant to Dr. Han's teachings but then he realizes that everything Dr. Han has him do is for a reason. Dre then becomes more mature and eventually becomes quite big in Kung Fu and then becomes the Karate Kid. He eventually gets the chance to face the people who bullied him and with his new knowledge of Kung Fu, he beats them. Mei Ying eventually falls in love with Dre and Dr. Han becomes Dre's savior. Dr. Han also benefits from Dre's company and the audience will find out that Dr. Han has quite the past and is quite lonely. The movie is directed by Harald Zwart. The Karate Kid is a movie that is great for the family with great scenery of China.

The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid (Clean Trailer)
The Karate Kid (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 1 min 53 sec

Training Montage
Training Montage

Clip - 52 sec

Featurette
Featurette

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 53 sec

Life (Tv Spot)
Life (Tv Spot)

Trailer - 31 sec

Kids China (Tv Spot)
Kids China (Tv Spot)

Trailer - 31 sec

Never Say Never (Music Video)
Never Say Never (Music Video)

Clip - 3 min 55 sec

Description
The Karate Kid is a modern version of the original that was made in 1984. It stars Jackie Chan and Will Smith's son, Jaden Smith. Just like his father he has a lot of talent for an 11 year old kid. He has so far played in the movie City of Sin. The whole movie is based in China and Dre(Smith) will have some new challenges in his life. He was raised in Detroit by his mother and she decides to move to China for a new life. She felt there was nothing for them back in Detroit but trouble. Dre hates it in China and just wants to go back to the United States but his mom says he has to get used to it. Dre then meets a classmate who he falls in love with, Mei Ying. But after this times were tough for Dre. There are classmates that always bully Dre and this is another reason why he wants to leave China. But then Dre meets Dr. Han(Chan) who offers to teach Dre Kung Fu. At first Dr. Han did not want to teach Dre any Kung Fu as it was something of his past that he didn't want to do again but eventually agreed to teach him. Dre's life drastically changes after they meet.

Dr. Han teaches him his knowledge of Kung Fu and Dre becomes better. At first Dre is quite resistant to Dr. Han's teachings but then he realizes that everything Dr. Han has him do is for a reason. Dre then becomes more mature and eventually becomes quite big in Kung Fu and then becomes the Karate Kid. He eventually gets the chance to face the people who bullied him and with his new knowledge of Kung Fu, he beats them. Mei Ying eventually falls in love with Dre and Dr. Han becomes Dre's savior. Dr. Han also benefits from Dre's company and the audience will find out that Dr. Han has quite the past and is quite lonely.

The movie is directed by Harald Zwart. The Karate Kid is a movie that is great for the family with great scenery of China.

The Karate Kid is a 2010 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 61.

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  • Release Date
    2010
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    2 hr 20 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (161,775)
  • Metascore
    61