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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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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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$33,423,521 (USA)
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Trivia

This was Raul Julia's last theatrical movie. The closing title card reads: "FOR RAUL Vaya Con Dios". The translation from Spanish is "go with God". See more »

Goofs

During the scene with Chun-Li and Bison. After Bison calls her "harmless," they fight briefly. When she smashes him into the small glass light on the floor, the glass hits the backdrop cloth, briefly revealing what appears to be a fire extinguisher attached to the soundstage wall. See more »

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Colonel Guile: Troopers! I have just received new orders. Our superiors say the war is cancelled, and we can all go home. Bison is getting paid off for his crimes, and our friends will have died here... will have died for nothing. But... we can all go home. Meanwhile, ideas like peace, freedom and justice - they get packed up. But... we can all go home. Well... I'm not going home. I'm gonna get on my boat, and I'm going up-river, and I'm going to kick that son-of-a-bitch Bison's ass so HARD... that the next ...
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Extra scene at end involving M. Bison See more »

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a lot of fun. cheesy? yes. but fun, and that's what it was going for. vastly underrated.
30 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a Street Fighter fan I decided to try and defend this underrated movie. I enjoyed the live-action movie back in 1994 and it carries my general perspective of Street Fighter.

Many people complain about the movie straying from the game's plot, and all the characters were changed. This isn't necessarily true, the game's plot isn't that deep: you, as one of the Street Fighter characters, try to bust a drug lord and his minions. Even the game Is a little deeper than the Super Mario Bros. movie's plot (two plumbers trying to save the day), but try making a 90-minute movie out of it.

Same for the movie's views of the characters. Most of them are close enough to the game's characters. The movie did portray Guile, Bison, Chun-Li, Sagat, Ken, Ryu, Cammy, Zangief and Vega correctly (Guile and Chun-Li both still have personal vendettas against Bison, Ken and Ryu have their rivalries with Sagat and Vega, etc). I had no problems with E. Honda, and Blanka and Dhalsim only briefly appear (I personally prefer the 'Charlie mutated into Blanka' story). The only characterization problem the movie had was that a few characters just weren't shown right. Steven E. DeSouza should've just re-cast the actor playing T. Hawk. Plus, Balrog and DeeJay swapped alignments, but that's all. Most of the World Warriors and Grand Master characters ARE correctly depicted, just the New Challengers (exception being Cammy) just needed better casting.


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