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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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Get ready for the ultimate street fight! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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 »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,859,495, 23 December 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,423,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$105,414,729, 31 December 2004
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Capcom Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Raul Julia accepted the role of M. Bison because his children were fans of the Street Fighter games, and he wanted to participate in a film that he thought they would enjoy with him. See more »

Goofs

Look closely after Colonel Guile jumps down from General M. Bison's hovering desk. When Guile lands on the ground, he is seen from his right side with his back to the camera, and he knocks Bison down with a kick. In the very next shot, when Guile says "Come on" to Bison, Guile is in the same spot, but he's now suddenly seen from his left side with his front to the camera without moving. In the very next shot, Guile is seen with his back to the camera again when he knocks Bison back down with another kick. See more »

Quotes

Bison: [to his architect] The temple above us was the wonder of the ancient world. Bisonopolis shall be the wonder of my world. But I think the food court should be larger. All the big franchises will want in.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene after the closing credits: M. Bison is revived by his computer and restarts his plans for world domination. See more »

Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Street Fighter
Performed by Ice Cube
Written by Ice Cube
Ice Cube records exclusively for Priority Records
Ice Cube appears courtesy of Priority Records
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Everyone says its terrible but...
6 August 2003 | by Buff_jordan14See all my reviews

I first watched this as a young lad when it came out in 1994, i would have been in grade 4 at that point. I watched it as a street fighter gamer and loved the movie. I still watch it occasionally and I'm a 19 year old harsh movie critic. Now its obviously no Goodfellas or The Pianist, but for kids its a fun movie to watch and is pretty faithful to the games.

I still watch it and cannot understand why everyone thinks it is so terrible, i only see the massive gunfight between Van Damme and Bisons army as the only terrible part of the movie. Its not oscar material and was never supposed to be.

The plot has Bison (Julia) causing trouble in Shadaloo, some fictional pacific rim area I believe. He uses his drug money to fund his army in an attempt to take over the world. Guile (Van Damme) is a colonel in a fictional version of the UN, and is charged with stopping him, rescuing some hostages Bison has captured, and saving his old buddy. Now its personal.

Long story short, it obviously lacks in some acting, character developement etc. But on the plus side the fight between Ken and Sagat and Vega and Ryu is as good as gold.

People may think this movie is terrible, but i enjoy it for nostalgic reasons.


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