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

As the *Street Fighter saga celebrates its 20th anniversary, fight fans are invited to follow along with fearsome fighter Chun-Li (Smallville's Kristin Kreuk) as she faces off against a series of formidable opponents in this feature… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 30, 2009
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The combination of a shallow plot and miscast performers renders Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li a perfectly forgettable video game adaptation.

Perri Nemiroff
CinemaBlend.com

Trades in vital game info to squeeze in as much acrobatics and fighting sequences as possible. Bartkowiak shouldn't have taken the first part of the title so literally.

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Bill Gibron
PopMatters

This sloppy second attempt at bringing the Street Fighter franchise to the big screen...violates one of the primary rules for any Playstation to motion picture translation - never mess with the mythology.

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Mark Pollard
Kung Fu Cinema

Quite simply an embarrassment that cannot crawl into ignoble obscurity fast enough.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...ultimately fares worse than its eye-rollingly campy 1994 predecessor...

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

No mojo in its dojo.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat

There will never be a good video game movie no matter how many stars pop up to headline them.

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Jeffrey Chen
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Street Fighter fans like me will be blissfully playing Street Fighter IV, with this movie occupying our minds as little more than a disposable curiosity.

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Jeffrey Bloomer
Paste Magazine

Singularly witless.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

if there's anything legendary on display, it's the performance of co-star Chris Klein, which can only be described as epic in its awfulness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I gave it two stars because the girls looked good. One star for each otherwise. I just laughed my way thru this one!!
Christopher Heim
I kept pressing start but the game wouldn't let me skip the opening cut scene. An hour and thirty-six minute cut scene. This film makes the original… More
vieras esine
Is it against the law to make a good SF movie? I'm beginning to think so. I couldn't even bring myself to finish this.
JY Skacto
<i>Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li</i>. What a waste of 90 minutes. Sorry Andrzej Bartkowiak, but this is one horrendous… More
Manu Gino
Some fight for power. Some fight for us. Disappointing movie but not too bad either. On the whole, the movie doesn't quite work. It has some good ideas… More
Lewis C.
The Legend of Chun-Li is a perfect example of why video game movies make both video game fans and the general public cringe. I don't think I've ever… More

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