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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)

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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.

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Chun-Li lives a calm life with her father, when one day, the local mobster Bison kidnaps her father. After her mother's death, she embarks into a quest to rescue her kidnapped father from the clutches of powerful criminal lord Bison. Written by paulrichard

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Some fight for power. Some fight for us.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and martial arts action, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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27 February 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,721,110 (USA) (27 February 2009)

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$8,742,261 (USA) (8 May 2009)
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Trivia

First Street Fighter film (either live action or animated) to not feature Ryu and Ken in the characters cast. However, Ryu is mentioned at the end of the film as a formidable Japanese fighter entering a tournament. See more »

Goofs

In the funeral scene of Chun-Li's mother, Chun-Li is wearing black. It's customary in Chinese funerals for the family members to wear white since white is symbolic of death. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Nash: I love my job.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Beverly Hills Cop III (2009) See more »

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Get Em Up
Written by Antonie McColister and Christopher Gholson
Performed by Ace Hood
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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This movie is the worst movie I have ever seen
1 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't even know where to start. For anyone who knows anything about Street Fighter, set yourself up for disappointment because the movie has absolutely nothing to do with the game. There are little to zero special effects and the ones that are in the movie do not revolve around the fighters special powers. Let's talk about the characters....I realize the movie is suppose to be about Chun-Li, but that does not mean exclude every other character in the game. The ONLY characters are Chun-Li, Balrog, Bison, and Vega. None of the characters have the same power or skill that they display in the game. There are also a lot of over played scenes by useless characters such as Chris Klein's Interpol character and the other Asian chick that also has no purpose. They only serve as pawns in making the movie more irritating. If there was ever a punishment you wanted to dish out to anyone or revenge you wanted to take upon somebody, just have them watch this movie.


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