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Street Fighter (1994)

Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

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Col. William Guile leads an army of soldiers into the country of Shadaloo to find traces to lead him to General M. Bison, who has captured many people including three missing soldiers. Among them is Carlos "Charlie" Blanka, in which Bison decides to turn into a hideous mutant. On the other hand, Chun Li is a reporter who seeks revenge against Bison for the death of her father years ago. Then two small time hustlers Ryu and Ken, are arrested along with Sagat, a powerful arms dealer and Vega for dealing of illegal weapons. Guile recruits them in order to find Bison's base. Now Guile, T. Hawk, Cammy, Ryu, Ken, Chun Li, Balrog and E. Honda have three days before Bison murders the hostages and takes over the world. Written by Emphinix

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The fight to save the world begins 12-23-94. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for non-stop martial arts and action violence | See all certifications »

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23 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Street Fighter: The Battle for Shadaloo  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,859,495, 23 December 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,423,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,414,729, 31 December 2004
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Steven E. de Souza deferred his salary to pay for his cast. See more »

Goofs

When Ryu is looking around in Bison's fortress, Vega cuts at Ryu with his claw and makes three bloody scratches on the left side of his stomach. However, the blood doesn't drip from the cuts on Ryu's stomach and there is no blood is on Vega's claws after the cut. See more »

Quotes

A.N. Official: [getting saluted] As you were, Colonel.
Colonel Guile: What a surprise. Welcome to the Shadaloo front. You're just in time for the kickoff.
A.N. Official: I'm afraid not, Colonel. The Security Council has just voted. They've decided to negotiate.
Colonel Guile: You're joking!
A.N. Official: We think we can deal with General Bison. You're instructed to call off the assault. Contact him. Request an extension of his deadline. We are prepared to pay the ransom demand.
Colonel Guile: Twenty billion dollars? What will prevent him from taking more hostages next month and ...
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Crazy Credits

Guile and Blanka's Dates DARCY LA PIER [was Van Damme's wife at the time] JERI BARCHILON See more »

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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.122 (2012) See more »

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Performed by LL Cool J
Written by LL Cool J (as J.T. Smith) and O. Harvey
Lyrics written by LL Cool J
LL Cool J appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings, Inc./Island
Records/and Polygram Music Group
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Embarrassing
11 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

I remember the day I went to go see this movie. I was a high school sophomore who just loved the video game. I was excited at the idea that this film was being made, even with Van Damme in it's starring role. I thought it made no sense that he'd be playing Guile the American, but oh well. I was so pumped and excited to finally see this movie. It was almost that feeling that Star Wars geeks get at new Star Wars premiers and then.....the movie started. Ha ha, oh man this movie was just so terrible in it's live action format. The characters were poorly embodied by their actors. They weren't dead on either. Doctor Dhalsim? Gimme a break! This movie is just awful. I remember the theater being packed and as the movie kept going I just started to slouch and hide in my seat. I was just embarrassed to be watching this fiasco of a movie. The acting is terrible, the plot is terrible, everything is a mess. I just couldn't wait for it to end. When it did, I just wanted to get the hell out of the theater as soon as possible so that no one I knew would know I just sat through that movie. Avoid this movie at all costs. Mortal Kombat 1 is a far superior movie to this garbage and takes it's approach a lot more serious. Street Fighter doesn't amuse or entertain or even make you laugh, it just deserves to get flushed down the toilet. Street Fighter 2 the Animated Movie is a lot better and their characters are identical to those of the video game. No ridiculous flipping kicks by Van Damme either. A 1 out of 10. Just hated this movie and it just doesn't do justice to the video game.


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