Tekken (2009)

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 (Jon Foo) witnesses the death of his mother Jun (Tomita) by Tekken in the slums… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 5, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 19, 2011
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Sebastian Zavala Kahn
Más Gamers

Tekken is, at least, the ultimate proof that copying the aesthetics of the videogame for a live action movie doesn't always work. [Full review in Spanish]

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Clint Morris

It's not that McElroy hasn't crafted an interesting-enough storyline (in some respects, it's quite an OK plot) but more that he doesn't know how to engage his audience

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Brian Orndorf

It does make a plucky attempt to replicate the flippy-floppy nature of the fighting elements, creating a limb-snapping effort of escapism surrounded by bland writing and sleepy performances.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

If fodder like "Best of the Best" is your bag, give this a shot, it's not the worst game movie ever made...

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Simon Miraudo

The fight-sequences -- dreamlike and almost-spiritual in the original game -- are relegated to UFC-style octagons, shot like shaky-cam snuff and soundtracked by Insane Clown Posse-wannabees. It'd be headache inducing if it weren't so damn boring.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Yep I didn't know they had made a film either!. Guess what? its sucks ass a lot less than 'Street Fighter', about as good as 'Mortal… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
alot of punchin' and jumpin' and crouching tiger-style wall leaps and shit and theres a story too, but fuck if i know. i fell asleep around the 3rd… More
xGary Xx
A future world where fascistic corporations rule a street kid enters the prestigious "Iron Fist" tournament with the intention of killing the head of… More
Dean King
Not played the games, but I do like fighting games and martial arts films. This is ok as a film of a 1 on 1 fighting game. Reasonable budget, some good fight… More
Lewis C.
"You will fight, the world will watch, and my legacy will be written with your blood." Tekken actually wasn't half-bad. I'm as surprised to… More
Manu Gino
Survival is no game. It was good to see but this movie was missing so many details, I think the director made so many mistakes in the story and I'm not… More