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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)

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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.

Director:

Andrzej Bartkowiak

Writers:

Justin Marks (screenplay), Takashi Nishiyama (based on: Capcom's "Street Fighter" video games) (as Capcom) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristin Kreuk ... Chun-Li
Chris Klein ... Charlie Nash
Neal McDonough ... Bison / Vega (Japan)
Robin Shou ... Gen
Moon Bloodgood ... Det. Maya Sunee
Josie Ho ... Cantana
Taboo ... Vega / Balrog (Japan)
Michael Clarke Duncan ... Balrog / Bison (Japan)
Pei-Pei Cheng ... Zhilan (as Pei Pei Cheng)
Edmund Chen ... Xiang
Inez Yan Inez Yan ... Chun-Li (5 yrs)
Elizaveta Kiryukhina Elizaveta Kiryukhina ... Rose
Emilze Junqueira Emilze Junqueira ... Jeanne Xiang
Katherine Pemberton Katherine Pemberton ... Chun-Li (10 yrs)
Siri Sirijane Siri Sirijane ... Liu
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Storyline

Chun-Li lives a calm life with her father, when one day, the local mobster Bison kidnaps her father. After her mother's death, she embarks into a quest to rescue her kidnapped father from the clutches of powerful criminal lord Bison. Written by paulrichard

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Some fight for power. Some fight for us.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and martial arts action, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Movie Blog

Country:

Canada | India | USA | Japan | Thailand

Language:

English | Hindi | Japanese | Thai

Release Date:

27 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Street Fighter: La leyenda See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,721,110, 1 March 2009

Gross USA:

$8,742,261

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,764,201
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Chun-Li" literally means "Spring-Beauty" in Chinese. See more »

Goofs

When Chun-Li is playing the piano at the recital, the hammers are not moving to strike the strings and create the sound of a piano playing. See more »

Quotes

Bison: When people are hungry, there's nothing they won't do.
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Connections

Version of Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Wantin' U Back
Written by Marty James Garton (as Marty James), Ari Levine and Zamon Christian
Performed by One Block Radius
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This movie is the worst movie I have ever seen
1 March 2009 | by barretto_chrisSee all my reviews

I don't even know where to start. For anyone who knows anything about Street Fighter, set yourself up for disappointment because the movie has absolutely nothing to do with the game. There are little to zero special effects and the ones that are in the movie do not revolve around the fighters special powers. Let's talk about the characters....I realize the movie is suppose to be about Chun-Li, but that does not mean exclude every other character in the game. The ONLY characters are Chun-Li, Balrog, Bison, and Vega. None of the characters have the same power or skill that they display in the game. There are also a lot of over played scenes by useless characters such as Chris Klein's Interpol character and the other Asian chick that also has no purpose. They only serve as pawns in making the movie more irritating. If there was ever a punishment you wanted to dish out to anyone or revenge you wanted to take upon somebody, just have them watch this movie.


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