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The Karate Kid

Rating:PG (for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama, Family
Release Date:June 11, 2010
Running time:140 minutes
Cast:Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson
Director:Harald Zwart
Producer:James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Ken Stovitz, Jerry Weintraub
Writer:Michael Soccio
Distributor:Sony Pictures

Description: Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying -- and the feeling is mutual -- but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

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