chris c asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 9 years ago

Whiy is the recent movie called karate kid?

Whiy is the recent movie staring Jackie Chan and jayden called karate kid?

There is nothing Karate about it and Karate is from Japan not China.

6 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Best Answer

    Because the average American is unaware of that distinction meaning there's no point in trying to be accurate.

  • 4 years ago

    The 2010 version is based in China where Kung Fu originated. Karate is from Japan.

  • Tan D
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Just for your information, if you are not aware, Karate is actually the "modified version" of Chinese martial art, which is orginiated from China. Everyone know, Japan used to learn from other, modify and improve to make the thing their, such as their Auto industries which was learned and modified from the Europe.

    Regarding this question, who care what is the name of the movie? Most movies do have senseless name too.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I heard that the reason was actually talked about within the movie, but I haven't seen the movie yet, so I can't say for certain.

    But, yeah, it's Wushu...not Karate at all.

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    Lv 5
    9 years ago

    Because people want money from movies so they'll do anything to get it. Also japanese and chinese look the same...

  • 9 years ago

    Probably cause the story line is the same… either that or because their stupid -.-

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