Mortal Kombat

"Terrible"

Mortal Kombat Review


This one's a howler that's so bad it's almost good -- almost. In this infamous adaptation of the popular arcade game series, weird otherworldly semi-immortals bring in three humans by boat to a sort of interplanetary fighting match, the idea being that if the humans lose, the space dudes can conquer earth... or something like that. It's very absurd and all just an excuse to get people fighting again and again and in endless combinations. Alas, none of this is ever able to explain why the space goons can't spell "combat."


Mortal Kombat

Facts and Figures

Run time: 101 mins

In Theaters: Friday 18th August 1995

Box Office Worldwide: $122M

Budget: $18M

Distributed by: New Line Home Entertainment

Production compaines: New Line Cinema, Threshold Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 20

IMDB: 5.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Lauri Apelian, Lawrence Kasanoff

Starring: as Lord Rayden, as Liu Kang, as Johnny Cage, as Shang Tsung, as Sonya Blade, as Princess Kitana, as Kano, Chris Casamassa as Scorpion, François Petit as Sub-Zero, Keith Cooke as Reptile

Also starring:

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