The Martial Arts Kid

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  • NR
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 5.2  (387)

The Martial Arts Kid is a 2015 martial arts film directed by Michael Baumgarten, starring Don Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, and Jansen Panettiere. The movie tells the story of a troubled teenager named Robbie (Panettiere), who moves to Cocoa Beach, Florida, to live with his aunt and uncle after his parents get divorced. Robbie is a victim of bullying and finds comfort in learning martial arts from an old martial arts master, Mr. Lee (Wilson).

At first, Robbie is reluctant to train with Mr. Lee because he thinks that martial arts are only for tough guys who want to fight. But Mr. Lee teaches him that martial arts are about discipline, respect, self-control, and building confidence. Robbie also learns that martial arts can be used not only for self-defense but also for helping others and making a positive impact in the world.

Meanwhile, Robbie's aunt and uncle (Rothrock and Brandon Tyler Russell) run a martial arts studio, where they train kids and teenagers in various martial arts styles. The studio is under threat from a rival dojo run by a corrupt martial arts instructor named Glen (Matthew Ziff), who is teaching his students to be aggressive and violent. Glen's students have been bullying Robbie and his friends, and Robbie decides to confront Glen and his gang in a tournament.

The tournament is the climax of the movie, and it features some exciting martial arts action sequences. Robbie and his friends face formidable opponents, but they use their martial arts skills and techniques to win the tournament and save the studio from being shut down. Along the way, Robbie also learns the meaning of true friendship, family, and forgiveness.

Overall, The Martial Arts Kid is an inspiring and uplifting movie that promotes the values of martial arts and shows how they can transform someone's life. The film is suitable for all ages, and it has a positive message that is relevant to anyone who is struggling with bullies, low self-esteem, or other challenges. Don Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock, who are both legendary martial artists and actors, deliver solid performances, and Jansen Panettiere is convincing as the troubled teenager who finds his way through martial arts. The movie also has some beautiful scenery and music, which add to the overall ambiance of the film.

In summary, The Martial Arts Kid is an enjoyable and heartwarming movie that showcases the power of martial arts to overcome adversity and empower oneself. The film is a must-see for anyone who loves martial arts, action movies, or uplifting stories of personal growth and transformation.

The Martial Arts Kid is a 2015 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2.

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    5.2  (387)