The Karate Kid - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Karate Kid Reviews

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August 15, 2003
A terrific underdog story
| Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2003
A legitimate crowd pleaser.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
The Karate Kid belongs so irredemiably to its time that you can't feel anything other than affection toward it.
May 20, 2003
The Karate Kid exhibits warmth and friendly, predictable humor, its greatest assets.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 10, 2003
The movie birthed three sequels and features the sweet relationship between Macchio and Morita.
October 24, 2002
Wax on, wax off, wax nostalgic.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2002
A warm-heartened riff on the tried-and-true Rocky formula, and one of the better cinematic icons of the 1980s.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 15, 2002
An OK underdog story that did not deserve any sequels.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 14, 2002
Tells the engaging story of a handyman at a housing complex who teaches martial arts to a boy yearning for mastery of self.
January 1, 2000
It's primitive, predatory stuff.
March 9, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
January 24, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
March 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
December 31, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
December 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
October 27, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 29, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 8, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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