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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

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A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.

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Storyline

Mortal Kombat is an ancient tournament where the Earth Realm warriors battle against the forces of Outworld. Liu Kang and a few chosen fighters fought and defeated the powerful sorcerer Shang Tsung, their victory would preserve the peace on Earth for one more generation. Taking place now where the first movie left off, the Earth realm warriors live a short period of peace when evil forces from another dimension come to invade and wreak havoc on Earth. They are guided by the forces of Outworld leader, Shao Kahn and his generals such as: Motaro, Rain, Ermac, Sheeva and Sindel. Now Liu Kang, Raiden, Jax, Sonya and Kitana must defeat Shao Kahn in six days before the Earth realm merges with the Outworld. Written by Emphinix

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Last time they were fighting for their lives. This time they're fighting for ours. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for non-stop martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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21 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Mortal Kombat 2  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£278,808 (UK) (13 February 1998)

Gross:

£278,808 (UK) (13 February 1998)
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Due to scheduling and money various of the actors and stuntmen had to do several roles. Examples are Ray Park who did two roles (Raptor, Tarkatan) and stunt work, J.J. Perry who did two roles (Scorpion, Cyrax) and stunt work and Dennis Keiffer, John Medlen, Dana Hee, Tyrone Wiggins, Keith Cooke an Ridley Tsui who all had a credited acting part and a stunt credit. See more »

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In the mud pit, Jax beats up the demon that comes out of the ground. As said demon retreats into the earth, watch as its right horn simply disappears from the shot halfway down into the ground. See more »

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Rayden: [narrating] Mortal Kombat is not about death, but rather the preservation of life. Liu Kang and a few chosen fighters from the Earth realm defeated Outworld sorcerer Shang Tsung. According to the rules of Mortal Kombat, their victory preserved the safety of the Earth for one more generation. Our chosen ones were returned to Liu Kang's home on Earth, only to enjoy a brief period of peace... for someone from Outworld has a different point of view.
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Crazy Credits

Out of respect for the people of Thailand, this motion picture contains no depictions of harm to any sacred Thai structures or simulations thereof. See more »

Connections

References Mister Ed (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Megalomaniac
Written by Sascha Konietzko, Gunter Schulz and En Esch
Performed by KMFDM
Courtesy of Wax Trax! Records / TVT Records
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"It Sucks!" dosen't do it justice
21 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is easily one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Painfully bad acting, the replacing of actors from the first (wise move on those actors parts) Too many charcters for to short of time. They would need like 3 hours at least for all the MK charcters, and god help us all if they ever get that much time for one of these movies. Just Horrible.


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