Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Just when you thought the game was over, along comes the second movie inspired by the popular video game Mortal Kombat. While Liu Kang (Robin Shou) led his warriors Princess Kitana (Talisa Soto), Sonya Blade (Sandra Hess), Rayden (James… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 6, 2001
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Consensus: With its shallow characters, low budget special effects, and mindless fight scenes, Mortal Kombat - Annihilation offers minimal plot development and manages to underachieve the low bar set by its predecessor.

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Never -- at least not since the first Mortal Kombat -- has tedium been so loud, so full of backward flips and flying fists to the kissers of centaurs from another realm.

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Melanie McFarland
Seattle Times

The video game is much more fun, of course.

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Mark Bazer
Boston Phoenix

Mortal Kombat Annihilation features evil ninja monsters popping out of nowhere. If at first these villains appear absolutely unbeatable, just wait a minute and you'll see them cower before our determined, team-oriented good guys.

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John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune

The first sequel to 1995's highly successful Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat Annihilation adds little to the development of the saga except for a truckload of martial arts sequences and a whole mess of bigger and louder special effects.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Fragmented and monotonous, without a semblance of the gymnastic cleverness that at least made the first Mortal Kombat film into watchable trash, Mortal Kombat Annihilation is as debased as movies come.

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John Wooley
Tulsa World

The script, by five writers, is a melange of role-playing games, Biblical references, mythology and martial-arts and other movie cliches; it's predictable when it's not impenetrable.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

It wastes no time getting to the punching, kicking, stomping and zapping that passes for a cinematic event.

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

The most stimulating, satisfying aspect of this action fantasy is the theme music.

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John Ferguson
Radio Times

There's only slightly more plot than appeared in the original computer game, and the result is undemanding fun.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
'Flawless victory'...well not quite, in fact neither word should enter this review again. Follow up to the reasonable effort that didn't do too… More
Conner Rainwater
Even more horrendous than the first, this can't even be enjoyed on a guilty pleasure level. The acting is even worse and all the rewarding elements of the… More
Marc Lewis
I feel like I stepped into a really bad Power Rangers episode made by 2 6 year olds. This movie has little to no redeeming qualities, and one a bad scale, is… More
Tim Salmons
Trash.
Taylor Bond
Awesome fight scenes with MK characters. Acting and effects were probably terrible but when I was 11, this owned everything.
Lenny Muggsy
Test your might,

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