"Street Fighter" inspired by a movie?

DRWDRW Joined: Posts: 439
I know that there are many inspirations for the "Street Fighter" games: Dhalsim is based on the guy from "Master of the Flying Guillotine" (or, according to other sources, on something from "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"), Bison is Kato etc.

But is there a specific movie that served as the inspiration for "Street Fighter I" or "Street Fighter II" as a whole?

For example, while aspects of the original "Mortal Kombat" have shoutouts to Jean Claude van Damme, "Big Trouble in Little China" or "The Terminator", the overall plot is based specifically on "Enter the Dragon". Other movies might provide bits and pieces to the game, but if you are looking for the movie that inspired the "Mortal Kombat" plot, it's this one and nothing else. "Mortal Kombat" = "Enter the Dragon" with supernatural stuff and some characters taken from other movies.

So, I wanted to ask if you can do the same for "Street Fighter"? Is there a specific single movie that can be called the inspiration for either "Street Fighter I" or "Street Fighter II"?


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