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 »
A wealthy mogul organizes a world fighting tournament on an offshore Chinese island. His hated son in search for vengeance and a pair of cops investigating the real reason for holding the tournament, secretly join the fighters.
When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.
Michael Clarke Duncan
A multi-layered series that looks back to the formative years of Ryu and Ken as they live a traditional warrior's life in secluded Japan. The boys are, unknowingly, the last practitioners ... See full summary »
Based off of the video game, on an island off the coast of Japan, Ryu, a martial artist, was given an invitation and some American money from his friend Ken Masters, telling him to come to ... See full summary »
Phil, a divorced 30-something, responsible for his youngest son Ryan, is laid-off from by his good friend at the local newspaper. Not knowing where to go or what to do, Phil is encouraged ... See full summary »
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
When Ken asks his girlfriend to marry him, Ken passes a truck with the Capcom logo on the side. Capcom is the creator of the Street Fighter series of video games. See more »
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 »
My beautiful face is ruined! You bitch, I'll make you suffer!
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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 »
In my opinion the movie didn't exist. This Animated version of the Streetfighter story is a zillion times as good. The characters are stronger and although there are quite a few of them they are all developed enough for us to sympathise/hate them. It seems as if the makers of this film paid extra attention to every area of production in order to make a film that couldn't possibly be improved upon. They almost succeeded.
Unfortunately I saw the "Americanised" version of the film which replaces an awesome musical score with grunge rock music and cuts out Chun Li's nudity before her fight with Vega.
Speaking of Vega, doesn't he remind of Jason Voorhees. He was definitely a cool character. They all were apart from M. Bison. He is the only fault the film has because for a central villain. He doesn't do much apart from stand statue still and say in a very deep (that MUST make him evil) voice that he is superior to everyone else and that they are all "weak pathetic fools" and that his henchmen must "seize them". Boring. It is such a shame that a great movie had such a lame villain.
But it's the set (?) pieces that make this film stand out from other Anime movies. The fight on the wing of the plane is ultra cool. Ken Masters is just driving thru the Pacific Northwest countryside when this huge plane comes out of nowhere and he is suddenly fighting M. Bison on top of it. The final battle outside Honda's shack in the mountains is also very cool. I reckon Honda is my fave character.
The ending was a little suspicion tho. Just what is the deal with that truck? Anyways, the Streetfighter franchise knows it's full potential and I recommend that you check out all of the DVDS that are available out there.
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