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Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994)
"Sutorîto Faitâ II gekijô-ban" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  16 January 1996 (USA)
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Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôjiro Shimizu ...
Ryû (voice)
Kenji Haga ...
Ken (voice)
Miki Fujitani ...
Chun-Li (voice)
Masane Tsukayama ...
Guile (voice)
Masakatsu Funaki ...
Fei Long (voice)
Ginzô Matsuo ...
Deejay (voice)
Shôzô Iizuka ...
T. Hawk (voice)
Yôko Sasaki ...
Cammy (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ...
Honda (voice)
Yukimasa Kishino ...
Dhalsim (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Blanka (voice)
Tetsuo Kanao ...
Zangief (voice)
Chikao Ohtsuka ...
Scientist (voice)
Kaneto Shiozawa ...
Balrog (voice)
Shigezô Sasaoka ...
Sagat (voice)
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Storyline

Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a young wanderer who never stays in one place long enough for Bison to find him. He does, however, get a fix on Ken Masters, an American martial arts champion who studied with Ryu as a child under the same master. Meanwhile, Major Guile of the United States Army is forced to team up with Chun Li from China in hopes of apprehending Bison and putting a stop his international ring of crime. Written by Spaz <junebug2@texas.net>

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

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Trivia

In the American version, Guile is after Bison, in the original Japanese version he is really after Vega. This is due to the fact that names had to be changed for legal reasons. The characters of Balrog, M. Bison, and Vega were changed about. In the Japanese version what Americans know as Bison is Vega, Vega is Balrog and Balrog is M. Bison. See more »

Goofs

The name of Ryu and Ken's master appears printed as "Goutetsu" when Ryu's and Ken's profiles are compared on a monitor. In the established continuity, Gouken is Ryu and Ken's master, while Goutetsu is actually Gouken and Gouki's teacher. See more »

Quotes

Chun-Li: [shouts angrily at Guile] Hey, Brush-head! This is not a request!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the ending credits of the Japanese cut is a title card reading "COMING IN SPRING 1995 / JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME / RAUL JULIA / STREET FIGHTER / Directed by Steven E. de Souza / NOW FILMING IN HOLLYWOOD" See more »

Connections

Spin-off Street Fighter II: V (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Cuz I'm Like Dat
Written by G. Garcia, J. Polo, C. Watson & P. Jorge
Published by Sony Songs Inc. & Smokin' Suckaz Music (BMI)
Performed by Smokin' Suckaz Wit Logic
Courtesy of Epic Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Pure Street fighting action, dag nammit! HADOKEN !
28 June 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Street fighter the animated movie is a well animated fight fest that serves as a superior companion piece to the revolutionary fighting game on which this anime is based .

Its silly plot is full of holes and would make little sense to a non street fighter fan but not to worry, the story is merely an excuse for street fighter characters to dragon punch and shin kick the hell out of each other, and its in this department that the film delivers on a huge scale.

The battles that these characters have are truly incredible to watch! Well thought out, well animated and just astounding to gawk at, they work just as well as the best live action fight sequences out there. The two stand out fights are a masterfully executed battle between Chun li and Vega that will make your jaw drop and the final climatic battle of the film which wraps everything up in an adrenalin pumping fashion .The animated fighting on display here more than makes up for the films faults like its annoyingly slow establishing shots that seem to go on forever.

Street fighter the animated movie is first-rate animated action that does its source material justice and allows you to contemplate on how good that garbage live action version could have been.

Knowledge gives this : 4 out of 5 (It makes me want to throw fireballs baby!)


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