The Karate Kid (2010) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • After his mother (Henson) accepts a job in China, teenager dre park (smith) is forced to move to the new country. He meets some friends, but loses all of them except for mei ying (Han), his new girlfriend, after getting attacked by a bully (wang). After almost being killed, he is rescued by therapist mr. Han (chan), who does much more than therapy. When dre has to fight his bully, Cheng, Han teaches him Kung fu, and now dre has to take bad matters into his own hands

  • 12 year old Dre Parker has moved to China. He finds a friend in a classmate, Mei Ying, only to make a rival, Cheng, who starts to bully and attack Dre because Cheng may possibly have a crush on Mei Ying. Soon, Mr Han, the maintenance man of Dre's apartment, fends off Cheng and his friends and decides to teach him kung-fu in order to stand up to Cheng and earn his respect. Dre soon learns that kung fu is about self defense instead of violence and begins training to compete in a upcoming tournament.

    - Written by Kennedy
  • 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 the land of kung fu, Dre knows only a little karate, and Cheng puts "the karate kid" on the floor with ease. 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.

    - Written by Columbia Pictures
  • Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

    - Written by Anonymous


12-year-old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) and his mother, Sherry (Taraji P. Henson), arrive in Beijing from West Detroit to start a new life...

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