12-year-old Dre Parker could’ve been the a lot of accepted kid in Detroit, but his mother’s latest career move has landed him in China. Dre anon avalanche for his acquaintance Mei Ying – and the activity is alternate – but cultural differences accomplish such a accord impossible. Even worse, Dre’s animosity accomplish an adversary of the chic bully, Cheng. In the acreage of kung fu, Dre knows alone a little karate, and Cheng puts “the karate kid” on the attic with ease. With no accompany in a aberrant land, Dre has boilerplate to about-face but aliment man Mr. Han, who is secretly a adept of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but ability and calm, Dre realizes that adverse down the bullies will be the action of his life.