Street Fighter: Legacy Dragon Punches Every Street Fighter Movie

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Wow. Those three minutes -were- actually better than all the other SF movies

Heh that was very well done I have to say, very well choreographed fight scene that does justice to the series. More I say!

Mstrswrd:

Anyway, more on topic, that was awesome. I think the only thing I have a problem with is that Ken blocked a Hadoken with his sholder. Yeah, that's how it happens in game, but, yes, sometimes very minore things can change. It would have been okay for him to have blocked that with his hand or something.

If you do any sparring you gladly take body or head shot to the arms and shoulder, it hurts but its far better than the shot landing. If you watch Forrest Griffin vs Quentin Jackson you see Forrest throwing head kicks over and over to damage the arms of Rampage when he covers. The plan being to make his hooks less dangerous when he throws them. In SF a hadoken is no different than a regular strike really, similar to Kens dragon punch not leaving 2nd degree burns.

The film kicks ass. Having said that there is a big difference when you need a plot for a full lenght movie rather than a fight choreographer. It can be done though, Mortal Kombat wasn't horrible.

My goodness. The authentic, "a real fan made this" choreography notes brought a big smile to my face.

That it's a little campy or off matters little compared to just how good they managed to bring out the Street Fighter feel.

No Street Fighter movie is ever going to work no matter who makes it. The only reason this "kinda" works is because it's a three minute short of Ryu and Ken fighting wich is ofcourse all the fans really want. Had it been made as a full lenght feature, it would've fallen on it's ass aswell, though, probably not as hard as that pathetic Chun Li movie.

The fighting was pretty cool, though. A little rough around the edges, but better than anything in the other movies.

JMan:
Give him a camera crew and a huge budget, now!

Seriously, and keep Bay away from it!

This is perfect. I'd totally pay to watch a full length movie made this way. See, the thing nobody seems to realize is that a Street Fighter movie doesn't actually need any more plot than the Street Fighter games have. In fact, why even make a story? Just use the cannon version of events from the games, and have 75 of the 90 minutes be taken up by the fighting. That would be awesome.

AMAZING :D

It was cool but still nothing on the Sagat/Ryu showdown at the start of the anime movie, ot the Chun Li/Vega one. See there are some good stretfighter movies.

THIS NEEDS TO BE A REAL MOVIE, NOW!

An example on how to make video game movies RIGHT. Sure, it's a lot tougher to make a full length movie, but this is a step in the right direction to provide an example.

The animated movie is pretty much this extrapolated into a full film (except animated of course). Brilliant fight scenes, faithful representation of the characters and absolutely no plot whatsoever.

It is awesome, but tooooooooo short! I want more!

Really nice job done there. More power to such people and movies would be actually good again :D

If I were the maker of street fighter and I saw this I'd give this man anything and everything he needed to make a full feature film...

Pants-crappingly epic.

This is so badass. It easily kicks the ass of everything Street Fighter that's come out. Someone endorse them for an epic movie! NOW!

so why is it so hard for a writer to just straight up write a movie about ryu's quest for greatness and have the vision to make the fights like what we have seen from this thread? i mean really is it that difficult of a premise to say Ryu would fight all the old timer SF characters every time he shows up in a different country?

I saw this a while ago on The Awesomer. It's awesome no matter how many times I watch it. I have never actually seen a Street Fighter movie (because they sucked) nor have I been into Street Fighter, but I know enough about it to know that this movie is far superior to all other Street Fighter movies.

That was one of the best fight scene's I've seen.

Doubt Hollywood would give them money for a movie after the other SF movies.
Shame to, since nothing can be worse than the other movies.

Well except a Bay film...

Well, to be entirely fair that was awesome for a fan made movie, but I think it would actually be worse than the other SF movies if a feature length movie was done to that quality.

The Choreography was great, but the special FX were pretty bad, as were Ryu's eyebrows. :P

Man, I'm not a big fan of Street Fighter, but damn, that was friggin' cool. I'd watch this movie.

rddj623:
Best Street Fighter bit ever! Though the original Street Fighter animated movie is good in my opinion as well.

The original SF2 anime movie? Hell yea. That one is awesome.
In fact, I would say that it's probably the best video game based movie of all time.

See, why do things like "Mansquito" get funding instead of this stuff? That Street Fighter short was pure gold.

Very nice.. except for the fireball. Throwing them looked ackward, as did the multiple hit block (it would have been much better if he just blocked it once, or even got hit by it and got back up). And for anyone saying that a great Street Fighter movie has never been made, go watch the Street Fighter animated movie. Kickass fights, major attention to character (without feeling the need to give every single character an actual "speaking part") and a storyline that fleshes out the SF storyline without going overboard into crap Hollywood land.

Loved the Shoryuken. He should keep making short films of Street Fighter.

bjj hero:

Mstrswrd:

Anyway, more on topic, that was awesome. I think the only thing I have a problem with is that Ken blocked a Hadoken with his sholder. Yeah, that's how it happens in game, but, yes, sometimes very minore things can change. It would have been okay for him to have blocked that with his hand or something.

If you do any sparring you gladly take body or head shot to the arms and shoulder, it hurts but its far better than the shot landing. If you watch Forrest Griffin vs Quentin Jackson you see Forrest throwing head kicks over and over to damage the arms of Rampage when he covers. The plan being to make his hooks less dangerous when he throws them. In SF a hadoken is no different than a regular strike really, similar to Kens dragon punch not leaving 2nd degree burns.

Oh, trust me, I know about the shoulder thing. I've had to ice my shoulder many a time after a Tournament (which I always inevitably lost, but whatever), because I used my shoulder perhaps too much. At the same time, there's a big difference between blocking a punch with your shoulder and blocking a magical fire ball of pure energy.

Now, yes, you did mention that in SF the Hadoken tends to basically just be a long distance punch, but if you notice in the other official media (anime, OVA's, etc) it only tends to be that way against people who themselves are immensely strong. Basically, I think it's basically if Ken or Ryu throws a Hadoken or Shoryuken at another Street Fighter, they can just shrug it off, but if they were to throw it at you or me, we'd be killed (exploded or torn in half or burned to death or something).

Of course, now we're getting into partial WFS (Wild Fan Speculation) based off of a variety of media which may or may not be canon (for example, If I reference the SF: Alpha movies, technically, those have been retconned out of the canon).

Wow, just wow... Oy Nob head Capcom, Camera, budget, crew... give it to this fellow... he can direct. You might even get a successful movie out of the franchise.

That. Was. Awesome.

Watching this got me to thinking; instead of a Street Fighter movie, why not a TV series?

I was thinking, follow the formula of the TV Show Lost. Each episode is a fight between two competitors in some tournament or whatever, and each episode comprises of both the build up to the fight and the fight itself, as well as flashbacks or cutaways to explore the character's history.

This way you get a kick-ass fight scene every week, you get to flesh out the characters in a comfortable time frame for the narrative, and you get to set up personal vendettas / relationships with the other fighters without having to have some lengthy exposition monologue or whatever.

Everybody wins?

That was just plain awesome.

Loved the music, the second it played you know shit's about to go down.

Pretty good. But story wise, could it hold up in a 90 minute movie? Or would it just produce a crap typical fighting movie storyline?

Brad Shepard:
They keep shutting down amazing fan movies, they need to do the opposite with this, give these people a couple of million bucks and let them have at it.

They just released a full length Mega Man fan film of the same caliber today.. So maybe Capcom will let someone make a full street fighter movie that isn't complete garbage. I haven't seen the full Mega Man movie, but I've been following it for about year, and it seems to be epic, I'm waiting to have a couple friends over to watch it properly.

On topic, I literally had tears of happiness in my eyes (seriously, I had to wipe my eyes of tears) by the time that SF movie ended... from the beginning to the very end, it was everything I could have wanted it to be. It's a shame it's not a trailer for something larger, but hey, There's always hope.

Ben Legend:
Pretty good. But story wise, could it hold up in a 90 minute movie? Or would it just produce a crap typical fighting movie storyline?

I would hope that it would follow the storyline of the Street Fighter games (particularly the latest ones).. a crazy, ridiculous story about several people fighting a great terrorist organization and weapons manufacturing giant, and have that lead to almost every character fighting other characters in one way or another.

Or, it could go another route.. by doing as much research as it can into just Ryu and Ken's storyline, it can create a movie based solely on that. From Ryu's birth and training with Gouken, to his possible corruption by Akuma, and then being saved from a doomed existence of evil debauchery by his rival Ken, just in time to beat the evil Sagat at his own game.. Basically the implied storyline attached to Street Fighter 1 (although Street Fighter 1 had no storyline, later games in the series would attach a story similar to this one to the game). Add allusions to other characters in the game, but subtly.. Mention Shadoloo or M Bison. Have Ken boast about beating up Barlog in a street fight, and "If I can beat the world heavy weight champion, I think I can beat this scrawny japanese kid". Maybe show a brief glimpse of Zangief in a televised wrestling match.

Just make there be a lot of fighting in a fighting game style, similar to what they did in this short video, and go with the sort of thing they were going for story-wise in the video.

The most important thing is that it FEELS like Street Fighter, which this short video certainly did.

the two making of vids that are up already are actually longer then the movie and well worth the watch:

http://www.youtube.com/user/StreetfighterLegacy

I wonder how much was spent on budget. If I was to guess I'd say it must be less than 1000$. So to extrapolate that it'd be less than $100,000. And considering most movies are in the 10-50million* range, drop some money on these guys and you'd get a damn good movie.

*note the estimations in here are blind guesses, I could be way off.

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