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The Street Fighter movie finally receives the Honest Trailer treatment it deserves

Of course they released it on a Tuesday as well

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • January 27, 2021 at 6:27 a.m. PST • Comments: 12

When you think about it, the 1994 Street Fighter film kinda paved the way for things like the modern Marvel movies with an ensemble cast, "witty one-liners," and explosive action. It's just that most of it wasn't very good.

As shocking as it seems that it didn't happen already, Screen Junkies have finally put together an Honest Trailer for Capcom's big blockbuster bet, but was it worth the wait?

Well, yeah. There's all of the Jean-Claude Van Damme jokes you'd expect and then some as an overall strange interpretation of Guile with a $10,000 a week drug habit — and the lack of him doing his trademarked splits.

They also couldn't get away without poking fun at the so bad it's fun Street Fighter: The Movie fighting game while the movie itself admittedly doesn't have any fighting in streets — or hardly any uninterrupted battles at all.

Screen Junkies gets a little educational as well, as I didn't know that Captain Sawada's actor, Kenya Sawada, originally auditioned for Ryu, but he didn't speak much English plus they'd already chosen Byron Mann for the role. That didn't stop him from being pushed during filming though he'd only end up in a few actual scenes.

There's not much else I can say that they don't do better, so check out Guile's invisible rocket boat below.

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