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

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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

In the video games, Vega is Spanish. In this film, Vega is Native American because Taboo is Mexican and Native American. In the video games, Vega wears a mask to protect his beauty; in this film, he wears it to hide his face. See more »

Goofs

During the opening credits, a plane is shown approaching and landing at Kai Tak airport. The next shot over Hong Kong shows the completed IFC Two tower. The tower was completed in 2006; Kai Tak airport closed in 1998. See more »

Quotes

Chun-Li: [to Vega] No wonder you wear a mask.
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Connections

Spun-off from Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

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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very disappointing
7 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

When i first saw the trailers of this movie, i thought that it was gonna be great and entertaining. I remember playing the video games of street fighter while growing up and remembering the characters so i got excited for this. But this was a big disappointment. I can honestly say that the script was just plain awful. Since the script was crap i cant blame the actors for there performances. Except for Nash (Chris Klein) he was truly terrible, how the hell is he able to be an actor and who is the idiot that decided to pay him for it. they should of really ran through the script and made sure it all made sense. The first fight scene was actually good so i thought it was going to be a good movie, all though i did not like the intro to the movie since it dragged on. I hate movies where the characters tell their story and when their telling it from their prospective. That was how it started for street fighter. Vega was over too quick and not great, the club scene was all right until Chun-Li did her upside down kick it was way poorly done. And the ending was really weird. While Chun-Li and Gem are talking, Gem mentions Ryu's name..it must be a hint that there will be a sequel. Hopefully if there is one, it will be better than this.

The movie was very confusing to watch and I just didn't understand what exactly was the point. I just got cheesed off at a point. They ruined another video game movie...way to go. I would not recommend this movie to anyone, seriously bad


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