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Mortal Kombat

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Starring

Actor
Character
Christopher Lambert
Lord Raiden
Robin Shou
Liu Kang
Linden Ashby
Johnny Cage
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Shang Tsung
Talisa Soto
Kitana
Trevor Goddard
Kano
Chris Casamassa
Scorpion
François Petit
Sub-Zero
Keith Cooke
Reptile
Hakim Alston
Fighting Monk
Kenneth Edwards
Art Lean
John Fujioka
Chief Priest
Daniel Haggard
Assistant Director
Sandy Helberg
Director
Steven Ho
Chan
Peter Jason
Master Boyd
Lloyd Kino
Grandfather
Gregory McKinney
Jaxx
Mikal Moore
Singer at Techno Club
Brice Stephens
Singer at Techno Club
Frank Welker
Shao Kahn / Reptile
Ed Boon
Scorpion
Kevin Michael Richardson
Goro
Leo Anastasio
Richard Branden
Outworld Warrior
Jaime H. Campos
Temple Monk
Deanna Hodges
Street Walker
Leo Lee
Kano Gunman
Alex Morissen
Techno Club Teenage Rebel
Gerald Okamura
Outworld Warrior
T.J. Storm
Guest Fighter
Jeff Wolfe
Guest Fighter
Tom Woodruff Jr.
Goro
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Year: 1995
 101 minutes (1 hrs 41 mins)
UK release date UK release: 20th October 1995
 BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
US release date US release: 18th August 1995
MPAA Age Rating: Mortal Kombat PG-13 age rating 
UK total gross
  £2.7 Million
US total gross
  $70.5 Million
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Easily the best film adapted from a video game, in my opinion.
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£2,665,684
2038
Mortal Kombat
2039

US total gross
$70,454,098
1071
Mortal Kombat

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
Popular in these countries
  •  United Kingdom
  •  United States
  •  Netherlands
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 4

Weeks on box office: 8

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Mortal Kombat
4N
£1,067,054
£1,067,054
4▲▼
£762,181
£1,829,235
7
£346,446
£2,175,681
5
£247,461
£2,423,142
12
£123,731
£2,546,873
15
£61,866
£2,608,739
15▲▼
£30,933
£2,639,672
20
£15,467
£2,655,139
22
£7,030
£2,662,169
14
£3,515
£2,665,684
Box Office Gross Flow
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1.1M
762.2K
346.4K
247.5K
123.7K

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1995

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1995

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Global Box Office Release Breakdown
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News from around the web

While Mortal Kombat took top honors last weekend, Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train takes over at the top this weekend with the slimmest of margins.

The top new movie of the weekend is Separation which makes its debut at number 4.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Seperation (@4)
  • Longest run - The Croods: A New Age (23 weeks)
  • Hight total gross - Godzilla Vs. Kong ($90 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown 30th April - 2nd May 2021

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

The Chinese hit movie might have missed out on a debut at the top but it climbs to pole position on its second weekend of release.

The movie takes $6.4 Million on its second weekend of release, a massive 70% drop from last weekend, which pushes the total US gross to $34.11 Million.

Mortal Kombat~2021

Falling into second place after its debut at the top is the video game adaptation which takes $6.2 Million over the weekend, a 73% drop from last weekend.

The movie is having a fight with Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train and after 2 weeks of release has taken a slither less with $34.1 Million.

Godzilla Vs. Kong

Top movie in the US of the year so far stays put at number 3 with $2.74 Million, a slim 36% drop from last weekend.

After 5 weeks the movie has now taken $90.3 Million and should reach $100 Million before the end of its cinema run.

Separation

Highest new movie of the weekend is the William Brent Bell directed horror movie which takes $1.83 million on its debut.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Disney's animated smash stays put at number 5 this weekend with $1.33 Million, a tiny 23% drop from last weekend, giving the movie a $41.58 Million total gross over 9 weeks of release.

The US box office this weekend was the biggest in over a year as the new adaptation of Mortal Kombat and the Chinese animation Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train land in the top two places with fantastic first weekend numbers.

Elsewhere on the chart Together Together from director Nikole Beckwith lands at number 8 with a debut gross of half a million dollars.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Mortal Kombat (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Mortal Kombat (@1)
  • Longest run - The Croods: A New Age (22 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Godzilla Vs. Kong ($86.66 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown 23rd - 25th April 2021.

Mortal Kombat~2020

The video game franchise was first brought to the big screen by Paul W.S. Anderson in 1995 in what at the time was a critical champion at the box office and went on to gross $70.4 Million in the US.

26 years later director Simon McQuoid brings us a new interpretation to the big screen and makes its debut with $23.3 Million and gives a true sign, after Godzilla Vs. Kongs fantastic box office run, that things are getting back to pre-pandemic levels.

The movie has been much hyped and favourable reviews have helped the movie, and nothing else in competition will have given the movie a boost on its debut.

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

Having been released in its native country of China in October 2020 the movie was delayed because tof the pandemic in the rest of the world, and with a gross of $375 Million to date the movie has made an enormous impact.

This weekend the Haruo Sotozaki directed animation got its US debut as was only $2 Million off taking the number 1 spot with a debut gross of £21.14 Million.

The movie is being hailed as a classic and a big box office run could be on the cards.

Godzilla Vs. Kong

The monster face off falls from the top after 3 weeks and lands at number 3 this weekend with $4.29 Million, a drop of 45% from last weekend.

This gives the movie a total gross of $86.6 Million after 3 weeks of release and is the biggest film in the US in 2021 and the biggest film during the pandemic lockdowns.

Nobody

Falling to number 4 this week is the Bob Odenkirk starring movie which takes $1.742 Million, 30% down, for a $21.5 Million total after 5 weeks of release.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Dropping to number 5 this week is the Disney fantasy movie which takes $1.741 Million, down just 9%, for a total of $39.9 Million after 8 weeks of release.

This weekend there are 2 new releases looking to take your attention on the home entertainment market as we finally get Mortal Kombat on home streaming and we have Stowaway joining it.

Mortal Kombat

  • The movie is from director Simon McQuoid
  • It is their directorial debut.
  • It stars Lewis Tan who last starred in Deadpool 2 (2018).
  • The film also stars Jessica McNamee who last appeared in Black Water: Abyss (2020).

Stowaway

  • This new release stars Anna Kendrick who's last film was Trolls World Tour (2020)
  • It also stars Toni Collette who appeared in I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020).
  • The film is brought to us by 2 time director Joe Penna.

Next weeks there are no new movies in the UK set for release

A new trailer and poster has been released for upcoming movie Mortal Kombat, both of which can seen in full below.

The movie is directed by Simon McQuoid and has a cast including the likes of Jessica McNamee and Hiroyuki Sanada, while the release date of the film is 16th April 2021.

The trailer gives all the characters a few seconds of screen time to show off their skills and demonstrate their fatality moves while giving a breakdown of the story.

Synopsis Of: The Movie

Mortal Kombat is a mysterious, intergalactic tournament of ancient martial arts. Shaolin Monk Liu Kang, from Earth, gets invited as a competitor.

A washed-up mixed martial arts fighter named Cole Young is unaware of his hidden lineage or why he is being hunted down by Sub-Zero of the Lin-Kuei clan of assassins. Concerned for the safety of his family, he seeks out a clique of fighters that were chosen to defend Earthrealm in a high-stakes battle against the forces of Outworld

Check out the movie page for more information on this film.