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Tekken (2010)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  20 March 2010 (Japan)
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Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.

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The year is 2039. World wars have destroyed everything and territories are run by corporations, the mightiest -- and cruelest -- of which is Tekken. Jin Kazama (John Foo) witnesses the death of his mother Jun (Tomita) by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. Vowing vengeance, and armed only with his street smarts and raw fighting skills, he enters a dangerous and potentially deadly combat tournament, where he must defeat the world's most elite fighters to become the "King of the Iron Fist." Written by Official site

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Survival is no game.


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Rated R for violence and brutal fighting throughout, and for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Most of the film's sets were built at the Louisiana State Fair Grounds in Shreveport. The Hirsch Memorial Coliseum is located at the State Fair Grounds and was used as the coliseum hosting many of the fights seen in the film. See more »

Goofs

At certain points when you see Bryan Fury's head side on, you can clearly see that his hair is brown, as opposed to the white/silver that you see in the rest of the film. See more »

Quotes

Christie Monteiro: Iron fist isn't about killing.
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Crazy Credits

After the film's end, there's an additional scene, showing Kazuya Mishima in a jail, then Heihachi Mishima with a Tekken soldier about to execute him. Heihachi Mishima repeats that he is Tekken and that the soldier should obey him. The soldier does just that and Heihachi Mishima is spared execution. See more »

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References Tekken 3 (1998) See more »

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War
Written by Mark Sayfritz, John Crichlow, Ivor Crichlow
Performed by Dog
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The Dual Perspective
10 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was a child there was 3 video games that to this day will always go down in history as my favorite games ever made. One of those games happened to be Tekken. When I first heard about this movie I was pretty psyched. To be honest, I didn't really know what to expect. To say the least I wasn't "Butt Hurt" but I wasn't happy either. From the perspective of somebody who has never played the games before, this would in fact be a good film. However, from the perspective of somebody who has played the games... I found myself saying "omg what are you guys doing this isn't how that happened" almost every 5 minutes in this film. I guess I now know how those guys who say "The book was better" feel. A lot of the Tekken characters in this movie where completely out of character compared to the character they portray in the gaming world. Like I said though, I can see how someone who has never played the console games could enjoy this movie. Aside from all that, the content of the film as story progress wise was forced. The action is what made up for that downside. With all that being said as a loyal Tekken fan. I either hope A. They make an anime movie out of Tekken that sticks true to the roots or B. Does this movie some justice in a Hollywood remake. They're going to need to take a completely different approach if they want to attract the interests of the hardcore fans.


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