Monday, June 14, 2010

The Karate Kid 2010 Remake Goes For High Kick

The Karate Kid was a big hit in 80’s. There’s no question in the claim that the Karate Kid was one of the trend-setter for kids and teens on that era. The Karate Kid was first seen in 1984 with the original Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio with Pat Morita. It was then followed by Karate Kid II in 1986 and Karate Kid III in 1989. In 1994, remake of Karate Kid was released with the title “The Next Karate Kid” it stars Hilary Swank as the new Karate Kid.

The kids in this new millennium can experience the fun and thrills of the Karate Kid with the remake of this iconic film. The Karate kid (2010) remake loosely follows the plot of the original Karate Kid but with a little twist to make it more like 2010’s instead of the 80’s. The Karate Kid 2010 was mostly filmed on Beijing, China. There will be picturesque scenes shot on the temples in the mountains tops plus a great scene on the Great Wall of China.

Staring in the newest version of Karate Kid are Jaden Smith as Dre Parker (the Karate Kid), Jackie Chan as Mr. Han, Taraji P. Henson as Sherry Parker, Yu Rongguang as Master Li, Ming Xu as Bao, Ji Wang as Mrs. Po and many others. The movie is directed by Harald Zwart. The “new” Karate Kid, Jaden Smith is the son of award winning actor Will Smith.

The Karate Kid (2010) was released on June 11, 2010. The has received generally favorable reviews. The Karate Kid topped the box office on its opening day, grossing $18.8 million, and in its opening weekend, grossing $56 million. It completely blocks-out the blockbuster "The A-Team" face down on the mat. Indeed, the Karate Kid 2010 did make a high kick on the blockbuster chart.

If you haven’t watch this remarkable movie yet, you can catch it on major theaters worldwide or you can watch Karate Kid 2010 online.