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The Karate Kid (2010)

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 139
Theater Release: 11 Jun 2010
Video Release: 05 Oct 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Karate Kid (2010) is rated PG: for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language.

Director: Harald Zwart
Cast: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson
Studio: 2010 Columbia Pictures / Sony
Website: Official site for The Karate Kid (2010).

Detailed Review

Boarding a plane for China and leaving all that is familiar behind, Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) follows his single mother (Taraji P. Henson) as she accepts an international job transfer.… 
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Why Is The Karate Kid (2010) Rated PG?

Violence: A twelve-year-old is bullied and frightened by his peers. This antagonism ranges from verbal… 
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Dre Parker endures bullying, sometimes to the point of assault, yet he does not report… 
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This movie is a remake of the 1984 Karate Kid starring Ralph Macchio and… 
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