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The karate kid

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Publisher:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
c2010.
Language:
English
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When a 12-year-old from Detroit moves to China with his mother and incurs the wrath of the class bully at his new school, he makes an unlikely ally in the form of his aging maintenance man, a kung fu master who teaches him the secrets to self-defense. Upon arriving at his new school, Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) develops a powerful crush on pretty classmate Mei Ying. The feeling is mutual, although the cultural divide between Dre and Mei Ying makes a friendship unlikely, and romance impossible. When cruel classmate and kung fu prodigy Cheng learns of Dre's feelings for Mei Ying, he harasses and humiliates the young outsider in front of the entire school. With no one to turn to for help, Dre confides his fears in kindly maintenance man Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), a kung fu master who knows that serenity and maturity -- not punches and power -- are the true keys to mastering the martial arts. As Dre prepares to face down his intimidating tormentor, he begins to realize that the real fight is just beginning. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID 7bb0b3b4-2299-a024-4285-e7e10a79bbf3
Full title karate kid
Author columbia pictures
Grouping Category movie
Last Update 2018-05-24 09:41:56AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 09:43:14AM

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auth_author2 Cheng, Long, 1954-, Henson, Taraji P., Murphey, Christopher., Smith, Jaden, 1998-, Smith, Will, 1968-, Weintraub, Jerry., Zwart, Harald, 1965-
author2-role Cheng, Long,1954-|Actor, Columbia Pictures., Henson, Taraji P.|Actor, Jerry Weintraub Productions., Murphey, Christopher.|Screenwriter, Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)., Smith, Jaden,1998-|Actor, Smith, Will,1968-|Producer, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)., Weintraub, Jerry.|Producer, Zhongguo dian ying ji tuan gong si., Zwart, Harald,1965-|Director
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title_display The karate kid
title_full The karate kid [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Jerry Weintraub production ; in association with China Film Group Corporation ; a film by Harald Zwart ; produced by Jerry Weintraub ; produced by Will Smith ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Christopher Murphey ; directed by Harald Zwart
title_short The karate kid
topic_facet Action and adventure films, Conduct of life, Feature films, Karate, Man-woman relationships, Martial arts, Martial arts films, Teenagers, Video recordings for people with visual disabilities, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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