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(2021) (Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee) (R)

At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Extreme
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Heavy
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Extreme
Jump Scenes Minor
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Moderate
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Extreme
Topics to Talk About Moderate
Violence Extreme

Action: A diverse group of fighters are brought together to save Earth from being enslaved by evil forces.

More than four centuries after Bi-Han (JOE TASLIM) murdered Hanzo Hasashi (HIROYUKI SANADA) and most of his family, MMA fighter Cole Young (LEWIS TAN) is oblivious to his connection to that event or that he might be the only hope for humankind on Earth. And that's because Bi-Han, now known as Sub-Zero, works for sorcerer Shang Tsung (CHIN HAN) of the Outworld realm.

Having defeated Earthrealm nine times in the Mortal Kombat tournaments, Shang Tsung knows that a tenth victory means he'll be able to conquer Earthrealm and enslave its inhabitants. To improve his odds, he's sent the likes of Sub-Zero and others to kill all of Earthrealm's fighters before the tournament and thus ensure his victory.

Cole -- married to Alison (LAURA BRENT) and father to Emily (MATILDA KIMBER) -- is pulled into this battle when Sub-Zero shows up to kill him, only to be saved by Special Forces op Jax (MEHCAD BROOKS) who tells him to get his family to safety and then seek out Sonya Blade (JESSICA McNAMEE). Cole does just that and discovers that she's also a Special Forces op who currently has Aussie criminal Kano (JOSH LAWSON) as her prisoner, what with trying to figure out anything and everything related to Mortal Kombat. And with Cole sporting a dragon birthmark, that means he's meant to be involved.

The three then travel to a hidden temple to meet Lord Raiden (TADANOBU ASANO) and the few fighters left at his disposal, cousins Liu Kang (LUDI LIN) and Kung Lao (MAX HUANG) and the now armless Jax, in hopes of helping Cole find his special power or arcana. But with Shang Tsung sending his warriors including Sub-Zero, Mileena (SISI STRINGER), Nitara (MEL JARNSON), Reiko (NATHAN JONES), and Kabal (DANIEL NELSON) to kill them, the diverse group of fighters must use what skills they have to try to defeat them.

They probably will if they're fans of the namesake video game.
For strong bloody violence and language throughout, and some crude references.

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