Mortal Kombat

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Overview

Journey into a terrifying alternate universe as a Liu Kang, Johnny Cage, and Sonya Blade battle the evil Shang Tsung for control of the earth in this exciting and visually dazzling adaptation of the popular video game of the same name. Viewable in either the original 1.85:1 widescreen aspect ratio or a standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan version, this release also features an English Dolby Digital Stereo 5.1 audio mix in addition to an alternate French Dolby Digital Stereo soundtrack and optional English, ...
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Overview

Journey into a terrifying alternate universe as a Liu Kang, Johnny Cage, and Sonya Blade battle the evil Shang Tsung for control of the earth in this exciting and visually dazzling adaptation of the popular video game of the same name. Viewable in either the original 1.85:1 widescreen aspect ratio or a standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan version, this release also features an English Dolby Digital Stereo 5.1 audio mix in addition to an alternate French Dolby Digital Stereo soundtrack and optional English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Extra features include a theatrical trailer and a list of Kombatants.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Interactive menus
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Adam Goldberg
The big-screen adaptation of Mortal Kombat contains everything that a teenage boy could ever want: martial arts fighting, sexy supervixens, glittery special effects, and eye candy galore. Aficionados of the Rotoscope-rendered video game will relish this comic book movie that stays true to the story line that Kombat Kreators John Tobias and Ed Boone established. Mortal Kombat is perhaps the best video-game adaptation of the '90s (which doesn't say much). While arcade films like Super Mario Brothers, Double Dragon, and Street Fighter all possess little merit, Mortal Kombat is brazenly stylish and delivers its promise of pit fatalities and crowd-pleasing punch-outs. Sensationally loud, indulgent, and over-the-top, director Paul Anderson pulls no punches and captivates his teen adventure with acrobatic karate routines in the vein of Jackie Chan. However, the film still has many flaws -- most notably the canned dialogue and wooden performances from a no-name cast. Still, one can't complain that an adaptation of a relentlessly violent video game is thin on plot and Oscar-worthy performances. The film aims to please with its mix of martial arts and special-effects magic, and was the start of a long-running Mortal Kombat franchise.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/1997
  • UPC: 794043431029
  • Original Release: 1995
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Line Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Fran├žais
  • Time: 1:41:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,252

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robin Shou Liu Kang
Linden Ashby Johnny Cage
Bridgette Wilson Sonya Blade
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Shang Tsung
Christopher Lambert Rayden
Talisa Soto Princess Kitana
Kenneth Edwards Art Lean
John Fujioka Chief Priest
Trevor Goddard Kano
Sandy Helberg Director
Steven Ho Chan
Peter Jason Master Boyd
Lloyd Kino Grandfather
Gregory Paul Martin Voice Only
Greg McKinney Jaxx
Technical Credits
Paul W.S. Anderson Director
Lauri Apelian Associate Producer
Sharon Boyle Musical Direction/Supervision
Jonathan Carlson Production Designer
Fern Champion Casting
George S. Clinton Score Composer
Fumio Demura Stunts
Kevin Droney Screenwriter
Robert Engelman Executive Producer
Martin Hunter Editor
Pat E. Johnson Stunts
Lawrence Kasanoff Producer
John R. Leonetti Cinematographer
Mony Mansano Makeup
Steve Nelson Musical Direction/Supervision, Sound/Sound Designer
Ha Nguyen Costumes/Costume Designer
Robin Oliver Asst. Director
Mark Paladini Casting
Alison Savitch Associate Producer
Thomas Schellenberg Asst. Director
Danny Simon Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- Mortal Kombat [FS]
1. "Your Brother's Soul Is Mine."
2. Chai Wan Bay, Hong Kong
3. Arrival on the Island
4. A Taste of Things to Come
5. The Tournament Begins
6. The Element Which Brings Life
7. Goro's Fury
8. Into Outworld
9. "Face Your Worst Fear."
Disc #1, Side B -- Mortal Kombat [WS]
1. "Your Brother's Soul Is Mine."
2. Chai Wan Bay, Hong Kong
3. Arrival on the Island
4. A Taste of Things to Come
5. The Tournament Begins
6. The Element Which Brings Life
7. Goro's Fury
8. Into Outworld
9. "Face Your Worst Fear."
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Menu

Disc #1, Side A -- Mortal Kombat [FS]
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English
      French
      Spanish
      Off
   Language Selection
      English
      French
   Kombatants
      Liu Kang
      Sonya Blade
      Rayden
      Scorpion
      Sub-Zero
      Johnny Cage
      Goro
   Theatrical Trailer
   Jump to a Scene
Disc #1, Side B -- Mortal Kombat [WS]
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English
      French
      Spanish
      Off
   Language Selection
      English
      French
   Kombatants
      Liu Kang
      Sonya Blade
      Rayden
      Scorppion
      Sub-Zero
      Johnny Cage
      Goro
   Theatrical Trailer
   Jump to a Scene
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted April 18, 2011

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    the video games are way better than this movie

    this movie seriously does stink!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great service

    Great service and product. Keep up the good work!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the best movie adaptations of all-time

    Mortal Kombat is the greatest movie based on a video game ever made, everything about it was great, it followed the game really well (unlike previous video game movies like Street Fighter and Double Dragon), it was perfectly casted with talented actors like Christopher Lambert as Raiden and some then-fresh faces like Robin Shou as Liu Kang, the visual effects were decent for it's release year of 1995, the soundtrack was great (the MK theme song, of course, also some songs from rock/electronic bands like Fear Factory, KMFDM, Gravity Kills, Orbital, etc.), it had a great musical score by George S. Clinton, the sets were in perfect condition and the fight sequences were amazing (my two favorite fights are the Johnny Cage vs. Scorpion fight and the Liu Kang vs. Reptile fight), I definately recommend Mortal Kombat, it's one of my favorite movies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A reviewer

    This is generally regarded as one of the best live action game-to-movie translations ever made by most fans. The sequel is a horrible mess, but this one is great. The characters are exactly like they are in the mythos and the effects are great for this action flick. Goro looked a bit mechanical at times but still, two thumbs up for this title. The soundtrack was also a hit, especially the title track. Hidden throughout the movie were game codes too, for fun.

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