Mortal Kombat (2021)

Mortal Kombat (2021)

Mortal Kombat (2021)

Joe Taslim (The Raid), Mehcad Brooks (TV's Super Girl) and Ludi Lin (Power Rangers) star in this reboot of the video game-based film franchise. Directed by newcomer Simon McQuoid.

2021Rating: R18+, High impact violence110 minsAustralia, USA
ActionFantasyMartial Arts

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Mortal Kombat (2021) / Reviews

Flicks, Liam Maguren

Flicks, Liam Maguren

An entertaining load of violent nonsense.

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

Succeeds in soaring spectacle and gory fun that fully whets your appetite for more.

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Paste

Paste

Helps push videogame movies in the right direction.

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Variety

Variety

The characters go out of their way to reach a suitably scenic backdrop for a brawl, before ripping the place apart.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A lot of the time, the viewer will just find themselves staring at a screen that's mostly rocks.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Kombat looks pretty rinky-dink when compared to the thrill rides Marvel cranks out on a regular basis.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Why so much screen time was wasted talking about a tournament at all is left unclear.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Fights are imaginatively conceived and presented with gratifying punch, framed and edited in ways that showcase the athletic choreography.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The wooden dialogue and indifferent performances aren't bugs so much as features of a corporate mindset that sees IP fidelity and imaginative storytelling as mutually exclusive aims.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Its sheer manic energy might just about be enough for some.

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New York Post

New York Post

It's just plain, unrepentant fun.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

A successful movie if you measure success by how many gruesome ways one person can murder another in battle.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

More broadly watchable than the 1995 version ever was...

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FilmInk

FilmInk

If you’ve come to see imaginative, well-realised fight scenes that culminate in spectacular moments of splattery gore, and about a million cheeky nods to the video game... then you’ve come to the right place.

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