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The Karate Kid Review

Movies.com Critics

1.0

Dave White Profile

Wax off. Read full review

3.0

Jen Yamato Profile

The Fresh Prince of Kung Fu Read full review

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  • 4.0
    61

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    You could also say it's like they're likable tourists on a quest to plunder an endearing movie that didn't need this mediocre remake.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    It's a measure of the times that the new version of The Karate Kid manages to be longer and bigger-budgeted than the original while having lesser impact.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Solidly entertaining.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Fun, and believable, on the most important level: It convinces us that Jaden Smith has what it takes to fight his way to the top.

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Karate Kid by elijahcunningham220
It's sad he was bullied and the fight was amazing

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