3.7/10
40,816
268 user 62 critic

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Trailer
0:31 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $8.99 (SD) on Prime Video

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

Director:

John R. Leonetti

Writers:

Ed Boon (video games), Lawrence Kasanoff (story) | 4 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
3,215 ( 818)
Bottom Rated Movies #61 | See the Bottom Rated Movies as rated by our users.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Mortal Kombat (1995)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In this prequel to the movies, Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011–2013)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy is a prequel to the original game, explaining the background stories of several characters from the series and demonstrating their reasons for ... See full summary »

Stars: Casper Van Dien, Ian Anthony Dale, Samantha Jo
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (Video 2010)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Detective Jackson Briggs recruits the assassin Hanzo Hasachi into an undercover mission - enter an illegal tournament and eliminate all its criminal participants.

Director: Kevin Tancharoen
Stars: Jeri Ryan, Michael Jai White, Ian Anthony Dale
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Director: Steven E. de Souza
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

The three chosen warriors listen to Lord Rayden's words of wisdom on how to overcome the most dangerous of adversaries.

Director: Joseph Francis
Stars: Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings, Ron Feinberg
Mortal Kombat (Video 2015)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Movie about the famous Video game Mortal Kombat

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Shou ... Liu Kang
Talisa Soto ... Kitana
James Remar ... Rayden
Sandra Hess ... Sonya Blade
Lynn 'Red' Williams ... Jax (as Lynn Red Williams)
Brian Thompson ... Shao-Kahn
Reiner Schöne ... Shinnok (as Reiner Schoene)
Musetta Vander ... Sindel
Irina Pantaeva ... Jade
Deron McBee Deron McBee ... Motaro
Marjean Holden ... Sheeva
Litefoot ... Nightwolf
Chris Conrad ... Johnny Cage
John Medlen John Medlen ... Ermac
J.J. Perry ... Cyrax / Scorpion / Noob Saibot
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This time there is no tournament. This time there no rules. This time there is only Annihilation. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

New Line

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mortal Kombat 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Ayuthaya, Thailand See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,771,694, 23 November 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,927,406, 8 February 1998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,449,455
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Though Musetta Vander and Talisa Soto play mother (Sindel) and daughter (Kitana) respectively, in the real life the actresses are only four years apart in age. See more »

Goofs

(at around 2 mins) Upon arriving on Earth, Shao Khan bellows that "the Earth was created in six days." How do intergalactic alien warlords know about Earth religions? Even sillier, he says this while in Chinese monastery. Outworld and Earth have been competing against one another in Mortal Kombat for generations; it's not unthinkable the residents out Outworld would learn a few things about Earth over time. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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.
See more »

Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the movie, the Mortal Kombat dragon design breaks into pieces, indicating the rules have been broken which is why the Emperor is able to attack the realm of Earth. At the end of the movie, the dragon design magically gets fixed, showing that everything has been set right again. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Matty Speller: Professional Gangster (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

We Have Explosive (Radio Edit)
Written by Brian Dougans and Gary Cockbain
Performed by The Future Sound of London
Courtesy of Caroline Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Saw this movie when I was 12 thought it was bad then
14 July 2006 | by D000007See all my reviews

When you see a movie like this you wonder who gave the o.k to make it. This movie came out when I was in Middle School me and 3 of my buddies went to see it. After the movie was over we thought that it was terrible it was sad because 12 year olds back then seemed to love mortal kombat we played all the games and loved the first movie after this one we quit playing the games and moved on in life. It only takes one bad movie to lose a large following. This movie should have never been made or at least have better writers better acting(Lu and Katina were good) the rest were half rate actors. Costumes were terrible also a movie with such a large budget could have had better things, Its better than TimeCop but thats not saying much


20 of 31 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 268 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed