Mortal Kombat (1995): A Guilty Pleasure



Mortal Kombat Movie Poster


Synopsis:

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

Theme music. Christopher Lambert as Raiden. Seeing Scorpion, Reptile, and Sub-Zero come to life. Liu Kang’s fight against Reptile.

Guilty Pleasure Level:

Slightly Moderate (Revisited once every two or three years)

Director:

Paul W.S. Anderson

Cast:

  • Christopher Lambert (as Lord Rayden)
  • Robin Shou (as Liu Kang)
  • Linden Ashby (as Johnny Cage)
  • Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (as Shang Tsung)
  • Bridgette Wilson-Sampras (as Sonya Blade)

Runtime:

1 hour and 41minutes

Genres:

Action / Adventure / Fantasy


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