The Karate Kid
- USA / China
- 2h 19min
- Directed by: Harald Zwart
- Cast: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P Henson
- Website: www.karatekid-themovie.com
The remake of the 1984 hit in which a bullied boy becomes a karate master delivers a half-decent punch, despite Smith's lazy performance. The training scenes and a downbeat performance from Jackie Chan playing Mr Han lend the film unmerited but welcome pizzazz and charm.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Karate Kid23 Jul 2010
(PG) 139min Rocky director John G Avildsen’s 1984 hit The Karate Kid was no masterpiece, so the prospect of a two hour plus remake directed by Harald Zwart (Agent Cody Banks, The Pink Panther 2) and featuring Will Smith’s son Jaden promises as much…
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