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
The fresco found in the training room of Bison's base (a tsunami) is a reproduction of the stamp found in Honda's stage, on the wall of a bathroom, in the original video game. See more »
When Dhalsim sits at his computer to show Bison the programming he is doing to Charlie, the while computer shifts with his weight. This can be seen at around the 10 minute mark of the movie. See more »
[Balrog and Honda are throttling Ken and Ryu with their chains]
Well well, if it isn't our little buddies who double-crossed us.
[Ken tries to speak]
What did he say?
Hail to M. Bison. These guys are fanatics
We're on the same side!
I think he said he can lead us outside.
[Balrog and Honda release them]
What I said was "we're on the same side!"
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Guile and Blanka's Dates DARCY LA PIER [was Van Damme's wife at the time] JERI BARCHILON See more »
The replay world domination ending that is after the film's closing credits was not present in the US theatrical version during its theater run. It was an extended ending added for the VHS release of the film. See more »
Re-defines the word "turkey." Elevates PLAN NINE FROM OUTER SPACE to Oscar material!
"There can be only one".....film that is, which is worse than all others and THIS is it folks!
A movie for adolescent pea-brains. Not a solitary video-game has transferred to the big screen with even a modicum of success. Is money THAT available to make movies, that such an embarrassment as this could reach the point of actual RELEASE? Maybe no video distributor would touch it and they had no choice?
By far Van Dumb's worst flick. Playing Colonel William Guile, he leads his commandos against the seriously insane General Bison, dictator and megalomaniac of the fictitious Shadaloo. Filmed on the cheap, up on Australia's Gold Coast amidst the worst plasticised sets you ever saw. Phony explosions fill the sky, make-up is at the level of Grade 2 face-painting and a script to match. The acting beggars belief, Kylie Minogue's just about topping the list! This is seriously heavy-duty garbage! Much was made of the "singing budgie's" martial arts training for the film. From memory, she gets to perform a total of three high kicks which would be unlikely to cause distress to an elderly pensioner.
As for Raul Julia as General Bison? It was to be his last screen role, completed just before his death (maybe he saw the rushes?) It is a sad epitaph he would never have wished for. No-one comes out of this mess looking good, not even the paying audience - ESPECIALLY them! In hindsight, the very last scene sums up the cringe-factor..watch it!
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