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Mortal Kombat 1995

Critics score:
33 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Stephen Holden, New York Times: The most intriguing is a glassy-eyed follower whose right hand shoots out a hissing reptile that can extend itself for miles. Exotic creatures like these make watching Mortal Kombat feel like being in a high-tech fun house. Read more

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly: Read more

Laura Evenson, San Francisco Chronicle: The movie has everything a teenage boy could want... Everything, that is, but an interesting plot, decent dialogue and compelling acting. Read more

Derek Adams, Time Out: British director Anderson does a fair job with what he was given: four good-looking leads, some very impressive sfx, Babylonian sets, a bone-crunching soundtrack, and a battery of well-choreographed fights. Read more

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Leonard Klady, Variety: Where others have sunk in the mire of imitation, director Paul Anderson and writer Kevin Droney effect a viable balance between exquisitely choreographed action and ironic visual and verbal counterpoint. Read more

Richard Harrington, Washington Post: Likely to satisfy only the core audience already hooked on video and arcade games, and even that's not a sure thing. Read more