Karate Kid Beats Up The A-Team at Weekend Box Office

Two 80’s film remakes battled it out at the box office this weekend, but it was The Karate Kid who beat down The A-Team in the end. The Karate Kid 2010 remake, starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, shot into the number one spot with over $56 million so far in ticket sales.
Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan in 'The Karate Kid' (Sony)
Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan in 'The Karate Kid' (Sony)

Sony’s The Karate Kid remake took first place at the weekend box office, beathing out the 20th Century fox remake of The A-Team. While The Karate Kid easily surpassed the film’s production cost of $40 million by earning an estimated $56 million over the weekend, The A-Team only managed to rake in around $26 million.

Shrek Forever After fell to numer three in the weekend box office results after reigning at number one for three straight weeks. So far the final installment of the Shrek animated film series has earned over $210 domestically. Get Him to the Greek, starring Russell Brand and Johan Hill place in fourth, with the Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl action-comedy Killers coming in fifth.

Watch The A-Team 2010 and The Karate Kid 2010 trailers over at HWHills.com.

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