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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.


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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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Street Fighter: La leyenda  »

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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

Chun-Li: [fighting with Cantana] Tell me about the White Rose.
Cantana: You must be Daddy's little girl.
Chun-Li: [Chun-Li breaks Cantana's arm. They fight until Chun-Li has Cantana's other arm trapped, ready to break it] Tell me!
Cantana: It's a shipment. Arrives at the end of the month, the last Friday.
Chun-Li: Where?
Cantana: Central shipyards. Berth 21.
Chun-Li: [Cantana's bodyguards are about to break in] I want you to send Bison a message. Tell him the schoolgirl's grown up.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: BMB Spoony Experiment: Tekken (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

We On
Written by Marty James Garton (as Marty James), Ricardo Thomas and Zamon Christian
Performed by One Block Radius
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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Not so bad
17 July 2009 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie obviously angered a bunch of "Street Fighter The Game" fans who all gave the movie a knee-jerk rating of 1. I won't speak to any of the SF mythology but as a stand alone movie "Chun-Li" is okay.

Is it awesome? No. But it's no where near a "1" just on production quality alone. The story is basic, but that's not why you watch this kind of movie. The stunts and fighting are pretty good. I like the Kristin Kreuk seemed to do most of her own stunts. If she didn't then that's another kudos to the film makers. The music is good, as are the set and costumes.

I also like to see Neal McDonough in pretty much anything he does. Moon Bloodgood was also nice to watch. I wasn't that crazy about Chris Klein or Robin Shou.


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