Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too.
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
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.
Michael Clarke Duncan
Alain is a boxer in 1925 Marseille, France. When he doesn't take the dive paid to take by a mob boss, he has to split. He joins the Foreign Legion and is sent to Morocco. He makes 3 friends and they watch each other's backs.
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
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 cast's physical training was handled by Hollywood trainer and world karate champion Benny Urquidez. Charlie Picerni was hired as the stunt coordinator; he took the job on the condition that he would get ample time to train the cast. De Souza agreed, however there were problems because Urquidez had no experience with video game fighting, so it was found out midway through the shoot that different characters should have different fighting styles. More complications arose once it was learned that Raul Julia was suffering from cancer. Initially, plans were to shoot Julia's less intensive scenes first while the rest of the cast would rehearse with Picerni, however upon seeing Julia, de Souza realized that they could not show him in his current weakened state, and was forced to switch the filming around. This led to situations where the cast would be trained only moments before filming their scenes. For example, Byron Mann (Ryu) didn't hear of his knife fight with Vega until a few hours beforehand, so he asked a Thai stunt man to train him on the spot. The real fight was done with a real blade, so Mann could have been seriously injured if he had not performed his choreography correctly. See more »
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 »
[drops a golden statue near a defeated Sagat]
Here you go, Sagat. I owe you. If I hadn't met you, I might've become you.
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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 »
I have always been a huge fan of the Street Fighter series in video games. So when this movie came out I was really excited, of course I was way too young to appreciate a movie, but I can tell that back then I thought it was horrible.
A few years ago it was aired on TV and (I don't why) I saw it again. And I found it kind of funny. The story is all twisted if it gets compared with the video games story; I mean, in the video game, Ryu is the most important character and in the movie it is hardly seen. Cammy is a creation of Bison (in the video game), so she is part of the bad guys, while in the movie she is friend of Guile. A lot of intentional mistakes were made in order to transform what could be a good story into a useless-action-movie.
I hoped to see hadoukens and spinning kicks when I first saw the movie, but there is nothing of that. In other words, the movie sucks.
PS: Kylie Minogue, who played Cammy in the movie, declared later that she was completely sorry of shooting such a bad movie.
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