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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.

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Dwight H. Little (as Dwight Little)

Writer:

Alan B. McElroy (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Foo ... Jin Kazama
Kelly Overton ... Christie Monteiro
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Heihachi Mishima
Ian Anthony Dale ... Kazuya Mishima
Cung Le ... Marshall Law (as Cung Lee)
Darrin Dewitt Henson ... Raven
Luke Goss ... Steve Fox
Mircea Monroe ... Kara
Tamlyn Tomita ... Jun Kazama
Candice Hillebrand Candice Hillebrand ... Nina Williams (as Candicé Hillebrand)
Marian Zapico ... Anna Williams
Gary Daniels ... Bryan Fury
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Bonner
Roger Huerta Roger Huerta ... Miguel Rojo
Lateef Crowder ... Eddy Gordo
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Storyline

The year is 2039. World wars have destroyed everything and territories are run by corporations, the mightiest -- and cruelest -- of which is Tekken. Jin Kazama (John Foo) witnesses the death of his mother Jun (Tomita) by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. Vowing vengeance, and armed only with his street smarts and raw fighting skills, he enters a dangerous and potentially deadly combat tournament, where he must defeat the world's most elite fighters to become the "King of the Iron Fist." Written by Official site

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Survival is no game.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and brutal fighting throughout, and for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

20 March 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Teken See more »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Because production kept getting delayed, the shooting of Cung Le's fight scene overlapped with the actor's training for an upcoming MMA match. While filming, Jon Foo accidentally cut Le above his lip, but Le insisted they keep shooting so he could return to training as soon as possible. The blood seen on Le's face in his scene is real. See more »

Goofs

When Steve asked Jin to be his sponsors, he ask his name. Oddly he forgot/didn't heard all the crowd or the TEKKEN Sport-caster yelling Jin's name out loud. See more »

Quotes

Heihachi Mishima: There is no honor in this.
Kazuya: You are about to witness the death of Jin Kazama.
Heihachi Mishima: Kazama?
Kazuya: Apparently, the byproduct of one of my youthful indiscretion.
Heihachi Mishima: You have a son?
Kazuya: I had a son.
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Crazy Credits

After the film's end, there's an additional scene, showing Kazuya Mishima in a jail, then Heihachi Mishima with a Tekken soldier about to execute him. Heihachi Mishima repeats that he is Tekken and that the soldier should obey him. The soldier does just that and Heihachi Mishima is spared execution. See more »


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You're Going Down
Written by Antonina Armato (as Antonina Amato), Tim James, Emma Anzai and Shimon Moore
Performed by Sick Puppies
Courtesy of Virgin Records America
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starts off good but then loses its potential
8 November 2011 | by OldSchoolRecordsSee all my reviews

This movie is hard to discern. It has its ups and downs, its cheesy moments and its groundbreaking battles...

As a stand-alone movie, one might think it pretty good. The acting isn't as bad as independent movies usually deliver. The characters are two-dimensional, and all the main characters were adorned with minimal background stories that blended in well with the movie; in other words, they didn't feel forced just so you can know the characters better. Also, unlike other movies that start off from one setting and then jump to a luxurious island/mansion/castle, etc., this movie maintains its dystopian vibe from beginning to end, maintaining the reality of its world its inviting you in.

Compared to the games, there were a lot of disappointments. The characters dress like they do in the games, yet none of the actors are physically similar to them, nor do they talk like them. Also, some important characters (Heihachi, Kazuya, Nina) were extremely reduced to a disappointing level, while others (Christie, Steve, Raven) were needlessly emphasized.

The movie actually manages to grasp your attention, but halfway through, it spans out of control, and the final fight was a major disappointment. I will also say that I'm glad some core characters like Paul Phoenix, Lei Wulong and Hwoarang were left out; it's better to leave them untouched than to ruin them.

All in all, the movie might have had more credit if it changed the title and the names of the characters. In other words, it didn't need to be a Tekken adaption. One could easily come up with a movie based around a tournament without disappointing a lot of gamers (because let's face it, most of the people that watch these types of movies are gamers).


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