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Street Fighter (1994)

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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

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Steven E. de Souza
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Colonel Guile
Raul Julia ... Bison
Ming-Na Wen ... Chun-Li
Damian Chapa ... Ken
Kylie Minogue ... Cammy
Simon Callow ... A.N. Official
Byron Mann ... Ryu
Roshan Seth ... Dhalsim
Andrew Bryniarski ... Zangief
Grand L. Bush ... Balrog
Robert Mammone ... Carlos Blanka
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Dee Jay
Gregg Rainwater ... T. Hawk
Kenya Sawada ... Captain Sawada
Jay Tavare ... Vega
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Storyline

Col. William Guile leads an army of soldiers into the country of Shadaloo to find traces to lead him to General M. Bison, who has captured many people including three missing soldiers. Among them is Carlos "Charlie" Blanka, in which Bison decides to turn into a hideous mutant. On the other hand, Chun Li is a reporter who seeks revenge against Bison for the death of her father years ago. Then two small time hustlers Ryu and Ken, are arrested along with Sagat, a powerful arms dealer and Vega for dealing of illegal weapons. Guile recruits them in order to find Bison's base. Now Guile, T. Hawk, Cammy, Ryu, Ken, Chun Li, Balrog and E. Honda have three days before Bison murders the hostages and takes over the world. Written by Emphinix

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Taglines:

The fight to save the world is on! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for non-stop martial arts and action violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Esperanto

Release Date:

23 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Street Fighter: The Battle for Shadaloo See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,859,495, 25 December 1994

Gross USA:

$33,423,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,431,786
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Capcom Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Capcom producers from Japan advocated casting a Japanese actor in the role of Ryu, and had envisioned Kenya Sawada for the part. However, Sawada barely spoke any English, so the American producers pushed for the casting of Byron Mann on the basis that his humorous interaction with Damian Chapa (Ken) would be integral and dependent on the performer's fluency in English. As a compromise, Sawada was cast as a newly invented character, Captain Sawada, but according to Mann, Sawada took the rejection pretty bad, and didn't get along with him. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Ryu and Ken are confronted by Chun-Li, Balrog and E. Honda; Chun-Li pulls a knife on Ryu. In the ensuing commotion the knife brushes Ryu's arm and it bends, clearly showing that it is a prop knife. See more »

Quotes

Ryu: I know you, you're Edmond Honda, the sumo from Hawaii. Almost made Yokozuna.
E. Honda: Until the Shadaloo Tong destroyed my reputation.
Balrog: They did the same thing to me in my boxing career.
[Ken looks at Chun-Li]
Ken: [Coldly] Don't tell me. Figure skating?
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Crazy Credits

Guile and Blanka's Dates DARCY LA PIER [was Van Damme's wife at the time] JERI BARCHILON See more »

Alternate Versions

German theatrical release was cut by some seconds for violence (especially when Bison kills the AN-soldiers at the beginning and during the final fight at the end of the movie) to get a more profitable "not under 12"-rating. The video version is rated "not under 16" and is uncut. See more »

Connections

Featured in Honest Trailers: Mortal Kombat (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Pandemonium
Performed by The Pharcyde
Written by Imani Wilcox (as I. Wilcox), Tré Hardson (as T Hardson), Romye Robinson (as R. Robinson) and Fatlip (as D. Steward)
The Pharcyde appears courtesy of Delicious Vinyl Records
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Terrible, just terrible
29 January 1999 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

It's really dangerous to make a movie out of a video game, especially when the characters in the video game are cartoony. STREET FIGHTER is a terrible movie. The characters are a joke, and ACT like it's all a joke. The movie looks cheesy (study Bison's "hovering" command pod - it's obviously hooked to some kind of crane), and committing the famous Street Fighter martial arts movies into live action just looks stupid. What do you expect from DeSouza when the only things he directed before were a "Tales From The Crypt" episode and some shows of "Bowling For Dollars"? (No joke) Even the few Van Damme fans that are still left (after he's made countless bombs like this) will be embarrassed for their onscreen hero.


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