The Karate Kid Wins Weekend Box Office 499x333 “The Karate Kid” Bests “The A Team” At Weekend Box Office

The Karate Kid has won a 1980s showdown at the box office.

The remake of the 1984 film — which starred Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita — rose above lukewarm reviews to finish first at the US weekend box office, trounching the debut of The A-Team.

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The Karate Kid, which stars Jackie Chan and Will and Jada’s baby boy Jaden Smith, took in $56 million at the North American box office, according to early estimates from Hollywood.com. The A-Team, a big-screen adaptation of the action series that ran on TV from 1983-1987, finished No. 2, earning just $26 million. After three weekends at No. 1, Shrek Forever After, slipped to No. 3 with $15.8 million.

Final tickets figures are due out on Monday.



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