The Best 'Mortal Kombat' Movies And Shows

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Vote up your favorite 'Mortal Kombat' movies and shows.

The best Mortal Kombat movies and TV shows really fill out the stories tied to the video game franchise. You can find all your favorite characters: Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade, and Mileena in movies like Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge. Which one of these Mortal Kombat movies or series is sure to win this tournament. You get to help decide by voting up your favorites so the best one rises to the top of this list. You're in the right place if you've ever asked yourself, "how many Mortal Kombat movies are there?" Find the answer below and don't forget to vote up your favorites. 

Now it's time to determine the best movies in the Mortal Kombat franchise by voting up your favorites. You can also vote down any films or shows that you think other fans should skip. Be sure to check back for new Mortal Kombat movies as they are released and added to the list.

  • Mortal Kombat
    Photo: Mortal Kombat / New Line Cinema

    Released only three years after the first game, the 1995 blockbuster brought our favorite characters to life. Including memorable performances from Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Linden Ashby, and Christopher Lambert, the franchise's first movie also gave fans the ever-popular EDM track "Techno Syndrome."

    Lord Rayden (Christopher Lambert) handpicks three martial artists -- federal agent Sonya Blade (Bridgette Wilson), Shaolin monk Lui Kang (Robin Shou) and action movie sensation Johnny Cage (Linden Ashby) -- and mentors them. After intense training, Rayden transports the trio to Outworld, the site of an inter-dimensional fighting tournament. There, the three humans must defeat the demonic warriors of the evil Shang Sung (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) -- or allow Sung to take over the Earth.
  • Mortal Kombat: Conquest
    Photo: Mortal Kombat: Conquest / Warner Bros. Television Distribution

    Need more Mortal Kombat? Don't skip over this hidden gem. While it's only one season, you'll see Kung Lao along with his allies defend Earthrealm from domestic threats as well as those coming from Outworld as they prepare for the ever important tournament.

    Mortal Kombat: Conquest is an US-American martial arts television series that aired for one season from 1998 to 1999, and was based on the popular Mortal Kombat fighting game series. The program was filmed at Disney-MGM Studios in Orlando, Florida.
  • Mortal Kombat
    Photo: Mortal Kombat / Warner Bros. Pictures

    Featuring great comedic performances, brutal fatalaties, and beloved characters (and a couple forgettable ones), the 2021 adaptation delivers on top-notch fight choreography, fan service, and the rivalry between Scorpion and Sub-Zero. 

    Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions to take on the enemies from Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe.
  • Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge
    Photo: Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge / Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

    Looking for a Mortal Kombat movie that is just as violent as the video game? Then this is the film adaptation for you. You'll find familiar bad guys Goro, Shang Tsung, and Sub-Zero along with a new face: Quan Chi. Strap in for bone-crunching fights with voice acting from Joel McHale, Jennifer Carpenter, and Steve Blum.

    Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge is a 2020 American animated martial arts film directed by Ethan Spaulding, based on the video game. Scorpion seeks his revenge on those who murdered his family and clan after being resurrected by Quan Chi, while Johnny Cage, Liu Kang and Sonya Blade are chosen to participate on the Mortal Kombat tournament for the fate of Earthrealm.