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Paul W. S. Anderson's original Mortal Kombat film from 1995 might not have hit the heights of the legendarily gruesome game series, but it was goofy popcorn fare and it very comfortably ranks among the better video game movie adaptations thanks to the generally low quality of that particular genre. Following promo clips for the new reboot, we kept our expectations in check, but the film recently debuted in US theatres and on HBO Max following a short delay and, by all accounts, it's pretty good.

With a US domestic box office take of $22.5 million over its first weekend (thanks, Destructoid), Warner Bros. will presumably be pleased with the movie's performance out of the gate, especially considering its 'R' rating.

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April 26, 2021 at 04:00AM
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