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Tekken: The Motion Picture (1997)

Video  -  Animation | Action  -  1997 (USA)
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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.

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Jun Kazama (voice)
Kazuhiro Yamaji ...
Kazuya Mishima (voice)
Adam Dudley ...
Kazuya Mishima (voice)
Yumi Tôma ...
Jun Kazama (voice)
Gray G. Haddock ...
Lei Wulong (voice) (as Gary G. Haddock)
Akio Nakamura ...
Lei Wulong (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ...
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Lee Chaolan (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
Lee Chaolan (voice)
John Paul Shephard ...
Ellie McBride ...
Minami Takayama ...
Nina Williams / Young Kazuya (voice)
Claire Hamilton ...
Kaori Yamagata ...
Anna Williams (voice)
Lucy Faris ...
Young Jun (voice)
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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.

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Learn Strength, Witness Speed, Enter The Tournament!

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The American release from ADV Films contains music from hard rock music bands such as Corrosion of Conformity, Soulhat, Stabbing Westward, The Offspring, and The Urge. See more »

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Nina Williams: [to Kazuya] This time, you will die!
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Performed by Soulhat (K. McKinney, B. Smith)
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By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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excellent game, horrible movie
18 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I personally am a huge fan of the Tekken series (specifically 3 and Tag Tournament), and when I saw that there was a Tekken anime, I was thrilled. Since I couldn't find it anywhere, I set it to download on Kazaa. It took two or three days to download, building up the anticipation of seeing one of my favorite video games brought to life. When I finally watched it, I was thoroughly disappointed. This movie had very little redeeming qualities to it: the characters were mostly annoying (ie- Lee Chaolan, Nina and Anna, Heihachi, Jun Kazama), and as has been mentioned before, the fighting and character development were minimal. Seemed like the most interesting character was Jack and the little girl, though it seemed a little corny and done before (the whole machine learning how to feel, etc...). The plot line went all over the place and ended up barely resembling the game. What also bothered me was that some of the more interesting characters from the series (Paul Phoenix, King and Armor King, Yoshimitsu, etc...) were in it for about 5 seconds in the background in the final scene. Much of the movie was completely gratuitous (Anna's shower scene, the stealth mutant dinosaurs). This movie gets a 2 for effort and the couple half-interesting scenes with Jack.


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