Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

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"Some fight for power. Some fight for us."
  • PG-13
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 3.7  (25,080)
  • 17

In this action-packed movie from 2009, "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" follows the story of Chun-Li (Kristin Kreuk), a young woman born in Asia who grew up in the United States. Chun-Li has a very comfortable life in Hong Kong with her family, but everything changes when her father is kidnapped by M. Bison (Neal McDonough), the leader of a powerful criminal organization known as Shadaloo.

Determined to rescue her father, Chun-Li teams up with Gen (Robin Shou), a martial arts master, who knows a lot about M. Bison's evil plans. The two embark on a challenging quest that takes them across the globe as they follow clues that lead them to battle the tyrannical Bison, who is wreaking havoc on society.

Along the way, Chun-Li meets some other interesting characters who help her in her mission, including Cantana (Josie Ho), a musician, and Balrog (Michael Clarke Duncan), a bouncer with a soft side. As Chun-Li gets closer to finding her father, she discovers secrets about her past that she never knew. With time running out, Chun-Li must use all her strength and cunning to defeat Bison and save her father.

The movie is directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak and was released in 2009 as a reboot of the popular video game franchise "Street Fighter". The film is full of impressive fight scenes, special effects and features some of the most iconic characters from the game. Fans of the game will appreciate the faithful depiction of the Street Fighter world, while newcomers to the series will enjoy the thrill of the action-packed adventure.

Kristin Kreuk's performance as Chun-Li is exceptional, as she successfully embodies the character's strength and determination. Neal McDonough plays the complex villain, Bison, with charisma and menace, while Michael Clarke Duncan brings a dose of humor and heart to his role as Balrog. The movie also features a strong supporting cast, including Chris Klein as Nash, a detective investigating Shadaloo, and Moon Bloodgood as Maya, Chun-Li's friend and fellow fighter.

One of the most impressive elements of "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" is its stunning visuals. The film takes place in some of the most beautiful locations in the world, from Hong Kong to Bangkok, and each scene is shot with exquisite attention to detail. The action scenes are also expertly choreographed, with each punch and kick landing with precision.

Overall, "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" is an entertaining action movie with plenty of heart. The film does an excellent job of balancing fight scenes with character development, and fans of the Street Fighter series will appreciate the movie's faithfulness to the source material. Kreuk's performance as Chun-Li is particularly noteworthy, as she brings a depth and complexity to the character that is rare in action movies. Whether you are a fan of the video game series or simply looking for an exciting action movie, "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" is a must-watch.

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li is a 2009 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.7 and a MetaScore of 17.

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
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    3.7  (25,080)
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