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Best 1984 Movies

  • The Karate Kid

    The Karate Kid (PG, 2010)

    Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Han Wenwen, Rongguang Yu
    When a 12-year-old from Detroit moves to China with his mother and incurs the wrath of the class bul... read morely 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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      The bare bones of the 1984 original lay in place but with the action relocated to China it brings Oriental Culture into th
      Reviewed 14 months days ago
    • DiegoSada64
      DiegoSada64: Well made remake of the 1984 classic with Jaden Smith in the title role. Smith is excellent here! Filmed on location in Chin
      Reviewed 21 months days ago
    • fb734559664
      fb734559664: . This remake was never going to live up to the spectacular 1984 original. However, it's not a bad effort. The film is helped along by some good acting by Chan,
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street (R, 2010)

    Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker
    Platinum Dunes revives the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise with this reworking of slasher film leg... read moreend Freddy Krueger, a deceased child killer who torments the dreams of the teenagers of Springwood, OH. Jackie Earle Haley picks up the killer's mantle from series veteran Robert Englund with the reboot from music-video director Samuel Bayer. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
    • moviefan808
      moviefan808: The 1984 version is better. This one got good parts .
      Reviewed 2 months days ago
    • fb503078809
      fb503078809: ... like adding different elements .. like micro dreams , and taking things from the 1984 version.. like the stairs(carpet) nancy falls through.. they did this with a huge hall carpet
      Reviewed 12 months days ago
    • BloodyOne
      BloodyOne: This remake of the classic 1984 film has too much bad and not enough good. It barley relies on anything new and only excels at
      Reviewed 12 months days ago