5.3/10
2,053
19 user 4 critic

Tekken: The Motion Picture (1998)

Tekken (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video 1999
Trailer
1:42 | Trailer
A wealthy mogul organizes a world fighting tournament on an offshore Chinese island. His hated son in search for vengeance and a pair of cops investigating the real reason for holding the tournament, secretly join the fighters.

Director:

Kunihisa Sugishima
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

High school student Ling Xiaoyu is recruited by Anna Williams of G Corporation to transfer to Kyoto University and gather information on a student named Shin Kamiya.

Director: Yoichi Mori
Stars: Isshin Chiba, Unshô Ishizuka, Yuki Matsuoka
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Suffering from amnesia, a young man trying to discover his true identity is kidnapped by an underground crime organization and turned into a ruthless assassin.

Director: Wych Kaosayananda
Stars: Kane Kosugi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Rade Serbedzija
Tekken (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.

Director: Dwight H. Little
Stars: Jon Foo, Kelly Overton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Street Fighter Alpha (Video 1999)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A dark power threatens to consume famed fighter Ryu, who is visited by a long-lost little brother. Meanwhile, a mad scientist wishes to harness this power for himself.

Directors: Shigeyasu Yamauchi, Masahiro Hosoda, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Kane Kosugi, Kazuya Ichijô, Yumi Tôma
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gisaburô Sugii
Stars: Kôjiro Shimizu, Kenji Haga, Miki Fujitani
Street Fighter II: V (TV Series 1995)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Based off of the video game, on an island off the coast of Japan, Ryu, a martial artist, was given an invitation and some American money from his friend Ken Masters, telling him to come to ... See full summary »

Stars: Tesshô Genda, Skip Stellrecht, Kirk Thornton
Tekken (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A directionless young man, recently released from prison, tries to make a new start in life as a boxer.

Director: Junji Sakamoto
Stars: Takeshi Yamato, Bunta Sugawara, Karen Kirishima
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament.

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011–2013)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy is a prequel to the original game, explaining the background stories of several characters from the series and demonstrating their reasons for ... See full summary »

Stars: Casper Van Dien, Ian Anthony Dale, Samantha Jo
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (Video 2010)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Detective Jackson Briggs recruits the assassin Hanzo Hasachi into an undercover mission - enter an illegal tournament and eliminate all its criminal participants.

Director: Kevin Tancharoen
Stars: Jeri Ryan, Michael Jai White, Ian Anthony Dale
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ryu, Ken, Gouki and Sakura return in this thrilling prequel to "Street Fighter!" Alpha.

Director: Ikuo Kuwana
Stars: Yasuyuki Kase, Yuri Amano, Eiji Hanawa
Mortal Kombat (Video 2015)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Movie about the famous Video game Mortal Kombat

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edi Patterson ... Jun Kazama (voice)
Kazuhiro Yamaji Kazuhiro Yamaji ... Kazuya Mishima (voice)
Adam Dudley ... Kazuya Mishima (voice)
Yumi Tôma Yumi Tôma ... Jun Kazama (voice)
Gray G. Haddock ... Lei Wulong (voice) (as Gary G. Haddock)
Akio Nakamura Akio Nakamura ... Lei Wulong (voice)
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ... Heihachi Mishima (voice)
David Stokey ... Lee Chaolan (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki ... Lee Chaolan (voice)
John Paul Shepard John Paul Shepard ... Heihachi Mishima (voice) (as John Paul Shephard)
Ellie McBride ... Nina Williams / Operator 3 (voice)
Minami Takayama Minami Takayama ... Nina Williams / Young Kazuya (voice)
Claire Hamilton Claire Hamilton ... Anna Williams / Operator 2 (voice)
Kaori Yamagata Kaori Yamagata ... Anna Williams (voice)
Lucy Faris Lucy Faris ... Young Jun (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A wealthy mogul organizes a world fighting tournament on an offshore Chinese island. His hated son in search for vengeance and a pair of cops investigating the real reason for holding the tournament, secretly join the fighters.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Learn Strength, Witness Speed, Enter The Tournament!


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tekken: The Motion Picture See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tekken was released in Japan as an OAV with two half-hour episodes. ADV Films, the US licensee, combined the two episodes into a single one-hour movie, hence "The Motion Picture" subtitle. See more »

Quotes

Lee Chaolan: As long as my brother is alive, then I am the adopted son with second rate clout!
See more »

Alternate Versions

Was released in both a edited and uncut version on VHS. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Spoony Experiment: Tekken: The Motion Picture (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Bonecrusher
Performed by Soulhat (K. McKinney, B. Smith)
Shat Records Publishing / Brother Bartholomew Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ridiculous, but still a little fun
12 April 2004 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

From the video game 'Tekken' comes an anime movie, 'Tekken: The Motion Picture'. The story begins the same as the story of 'Mortal Kombat'. As in 'Mortal Kombat' the main villain makes sure another person has to seek revenge, as in 'Mortal Kombat' martial art experts get on a boat to arrive on an island, and as in 'Mortal Kombat' a tournament is the reason to do so. We follow a couple of different persons who all want to kill the villain, all with their own reasons. On their journeys they encounter some strange enemies and of course hidden secrets are revealed.

Although the animation is not as good as we normally see in this kind of movies there still is some energy, especially in the fighting sequences. This is not a very good movie but since it is not that long, less than an hour, it was quite watchable. Although most things are ridiculous, even for anime, I was entertained. Because of its running time it doesn't find a chance to become really boring. There are better movies from the genre but for only an hour there is a good chance you will like it.


6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 19 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed