Mortal Kombat Reviews

July 12, 2016
Cheesy and very violent adaptation of '90s video game.
September 7, 2011
The guys in the recording studio who made the ooofff! augghhhh! sounds are the ones who really had all the fun.
April 11, 2011
...a one-note gimmick that comes with everything but a joystick for the viewer to control the robotic characters.
June 10, 2010
In the realm of movies adapted from video games, "Mortal Kombat" sucks the least...
November 9, 2005
April 3, 2005
Like watching a lot of sweaty fist fights while trapped in the world's loudest night club.
January 25, 2005
This one's a howler that's so bad it's almost good -- almost.
November 29, 2003
If the movie Mortal Kombat were a character in a Mortal Kombat video game, its special maneuver would be to climb on its opponent's shoulders and defecate on his head.
May 15, 2003
Hopeless? Oh yes. It's hopeless alright. Mondo hopeless.
January 1, 2000
Likely to satisfy only the core audience already hooked on video and arcade games, and even that's not a sure thing.
January 1, 2000
The impressiveness of skill is lost in the technical production.
January 1, 2000
Just looks and plays a lot like Johnny Mnemonic, Double Dragon and other video-game-inspired, mayhem-filled messes.
January 1, 2000
Far too predictable to recommend to anyone not predisposed to this type of propulsive but vacant entertainment.
January 1, 2000
If the forces of darkness win ten mortal kombats in a row, the world will be subjugated to a tyrrany of evil and bad spelling
January 1, 2000
It should be worth noting that you can play the game much cheaper than seeing the movie, and the end result is much the same.
January 1, 2000
The movie has everything a teenage boy could want... Everything, that is, but an interesting plot, decent dialogue and compelling acting.
January 1, 2000
The movie that most nearly approximates a video game: lots of action, no plot, eye-catching computer effects and a dollop of violence.
January 1, 2000
The characters are cardboard, the humor is lame and the heroes are all so unlikable most of the way that the audience won't be able - or want - to identify with them.
January 1, 2000
What it's missing, ironically, is the edge that's made Mortal Kombat the video game such a powerful icon in American pop culture.