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The Karate Kid (11-Jun-2010)

Director: Harald Zwart

Writers: Christopher Murphey; Robert Mark Kamen

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Martial Arts

Remake of the 1984 film of the same name follows a young boy as he places himself under the tutelage of a kung fu master.

Remake of The Karate Kid (1984). After receiving a promising transfer at her job, single mother Sherry Parker and 12-year old son Dre pack their bags and relocate from Detroit to Beijing. Thrust face-first into an unfamiliar society, Dre's struggles with culture shock and young love ultimately lead him to Mr. Han, a maintenance man and kung fu master who agrees to teach him the ways of his martial art for his own self-defense.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jackie Chan
7-Apr-1954   Martial arts star, did his own stunts
Taraji P. Henson
11-Sep-1970   The Division
Jaden Smith
8-Jul-1998   The Pursuit of Happyness

CAST (above the fold)

Jaden Smith   ...   Dre Parker
Jackie Chan   ...   Mr. Han
Taraji P. Henson   ...   Sherry Parker
Wenwen Han   ...   Meiying
Rongguang Yu   ...   Master Li
Zhensu Wu   ...   Meiying's Dad
Zhiheng Wang   ...   Meiying's Mom
Zhenwei Wang   ...   Cheng
Jared Minns   ...   Dre's Detroit Friend
Shijia Lü   ...   Liang
Yi Zhao   ...   Zhuang
Bo Zhang   ...   Song
Luke Carberry   ...   Harry
Cameron Hillman   ...   Mark
Ghye Samuel Brown   ...   Oz
Rocky Shi   ...   Ur Dang
Ji Wang   ...   Mrs. Po


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