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The karate kid

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Widescreen version.


In English and dubbed French; optional subtitles in English and French; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson.

Publication Information

Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2010.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Rating: PG; for bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language.


Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully, Cheng who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master and learns that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm. However, Dre realizes that this may be the fight of his life.


Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.

Special features: Chinese lesson; music video with Justin Bieber, featuring Jaden Smith: " Never say never"; Just for kicks: the making of The karate kid; previews.

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