The Karate Kid (2010)

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.

PG 2010 132 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 90 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 136 reviews

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age 6+
age 10+

Great friends movie

This movie is obviously about karate or as said in the movie, " Kung Fu " a boy gets bullied and beaten up by kids who are in a Kung fu school. A man with a sad past teaches the boy how to do Kung fu he learns not to get back at the bully but to feel safe.

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Great messages
Too much violence

Movie Details

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