The Karate Kid (2010) parents guide

The Karate Kid (2010)

Overall B+

When his single mother (Taraji P. Henson) gets a job in China, Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) is forced to make a new home in an unfamiliar land. Immediately singled out and bullied by his peers at school, the young boy's only defense comes in an unusual form -- an older man (Jackie Chan) who is willing to teach him martial arts.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use C+

Why is The Karate Kid (2010) rated PG? The MPAA rated The Karate Kid (2010) PG for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language.

Run Time: 139 minutes

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Why is The Karate Kid (2010) rated PG? The Karate Kid (2010) is rated PG by the MPAA for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language.

Violence: A twelve-year-old is bullied and frightened by his peers. This antagonism ranges from verbal threats and taunting to physical fighting and assault. The boy is kicked, punched and knocked to the ground, and even held by some of his opponents while another prepares to beat him. An adult uses martial arts to subdue a mob of teens. Characters train in kung fu and for a tournament. Competitive fighting is shown in some detail, including kicks, punches and holds. (Despite the rules of conduct, a character is intentionally injured). A car is smashed with a sledgehammer. Characters deal with death and grief.

Sexual Content: A couple of polite references are made about flatulence. A twelve-year-old boy and girl kiss.

Language: Infrequent mild profanity is used.

Drug and Alcohol Use: A man drinks alcohol to drown his sorrow. An ancient form of medicine, using heated glass jars, is depicted.

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The Karate Kid (2010)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Karate Kid (2010)"

Cast and Crew

The Karate Kid (2010) is directed by Harald Zwart and stars Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Karate Kid (2010) movie is October 5, 2010. Here are some details…

The 2010 remake of The Karate Kid releases to DVD and Blu-ray on October 5th, 2010.

The Karate Kid on DVD includes:

- Feature Film

- Interactive Feature: Chinese Lessons

- Just for Kicks: The Making of The Karate Kid

- Music Video: Never Say Never preformed by Justin Bieber and featuring Jaden Smith

THE KARATE KID packaged in a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy) includes:

- Blu-ray copy of the film

- Just for Kicks: The Making of The Karate Kid

- Music Video: Never Say Never preformed by Justin Bieber and featuring Jaden Smith

- Alternate Ending: Watch Jackie Chan Fight!

- Interactive Features: Chinese Lessons and On Location: The Karate Kid Interactive Map of China.

- Production Diaries Hosted by Jackie Chan

- movieIQ+sync™

- PS3 Wallpaper Theme

- Digital copy of the film for the PSP, PC, Mac or iPod

- DVD copy of the film.

Related home video titles:

This movie is a remake of the 1984 Karate Kid starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. The challenge of learning martial arts befalls an eager, but athletically awkward candidate in the animated movie Kung Fu Panda. Screen veteran Jackie Chan can be seen in the family-friendly films The Spy Next Door and The Forbidden Kingdom. Young Jaden Smith is the son of actor Will Smith, and appeared with his father in The Pursuit of Happyness.

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