PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.
In a co-ordinated release schedule, the film of Mortal Kombat was released in August, a digital TV special came out at the end of the month, a tour arrived at Radio City Music Hall in September, a CD-ROM came out in October and Mortal Kombat 3 (1995) also came out that ... ...
(at around 1h 13 mins) During Liu Kang's fight with Reptile, Liu is thrown against a stone stairwell which clearly bends under his weight, like a padded mattress.
There are small circles containing symbols shown throughout the credits. These are intended to be used in this order (as a so-called "Kombat Kode") to obtain some special effect in the video game Mortal Kombat 3 (1995).
The TBS Superstation version removes some of the more violent sound effects, e.g. bones crunching or arms twisting, and also two bad words... The "I smell something" comment is followed by silence and the obscenity can only be seen being said. Also, complete removal of the offensive word after, "Those were $500 sunglasses", which worked out fine.
Performed by Bile
$23,283,887 (USA) (20 August 1995)
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