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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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The ultimate battle is about to begin. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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 was co-financier of the film, so every aspect of production required their approval. Among other things, they mandated a December 1994 release date, which required the cast and crew to maintain an aggressive filming schedule. Capcom had long envisioned Jean-Claude Van Damme as Guile and asked him to be cast. Van Damme's fee took nearly $8 million of the film's $35 million budget. After Raul Julia was cast as Bison, most of the casting budget had been spent. The majority of other parts had to go to little-known or unknown actors. See more »

Goofs

When Zangief and E. Honda wrestle, the two fall through a hole in the ground. Instead of breaking through the ground (which was intended) the two clearly rip through a tarp. See more »

Quotes

Ken: This sucks! Those guys are good guys, like us!
Ryu: Lately, I don't feel very good.
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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

Referenced in The Blockbuster Buster: Scooby-Doo (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

"Rumbo N Da Jungo
Performed by Public Enemy (Chuck D) and introducing The Wreck League
(Five-0, Punk Barbarians, Melquan and the Alias K.B.)
Written by C. Ryder, M. Keyes, R. Harding, J. Michael O'Brian, V. Brownlee, D. Thompson and J. Harrod
Produced by Kerwin Young and Chuck D
Chuck D appears courtesy of Def Jam 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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