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Summary 12-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, Cheng. In th...

The Karate Kid

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
61
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 262 User Ratings
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Summary 12-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, Cheng. In th...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
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57% Positive
21 Reviews
41% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
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57% Positive
21 Reviews
41% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 262 User Ratings
6.5
56% Positive
147 Ratings
33% Mixed
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11% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 262 User Ratings
6.5
56% Positive
147 Ratings
33% Mixed
86 Ratings
11% Negative
29 Ratings

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Production Company Columbia Pictures, Overbrook Entertainment, Sony Pictures Releasing, China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), Emperor Film Production, Jerry Weintraub Productions
Release Date Jun 11, 2010
Duration 2 h 20 m
Rating PG
Tagline A Challenge He Never Imagined. A Teacher He Never Expected.
Kids' Choice Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
Teen Choice Awards
2 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
2 Nominations