The Karate Kid

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Original title
The Karate Kid
Running time
140 min.
United States United States
Christopher Murphey (Story: Robert Mark Kamen)
James Horner
Roger Pratt
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China Film Group / Columbia Pictures / Jerry Weintraub Productions / Overbrook Entertainment
Action. Drama | Remake. Martial Arts. Karate
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Karate Kid
Synopsis / Plot
The Karate Kid, directed by Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2), stars Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, and Taraji P. Henson. Smith plays Dre, a skateboarding video game buff who moves to China after his single mother is forced to go there for work. Unable to speak Chinese, Dre finds it hard to settle in, and gets beat up by the local bully. Chan plays Mr. Han, a maintenance man who spots his black-eye and offers to teach him both martial arts and Chinese, so he can defend against all the kung-fu students.
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