New Releases: Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Blu-ray

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The future of the world is up for grabs in Mortal Kombat.

Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation were released on high-definition Blu-ray on April 19, 2011, from Warner Home Video.

Based on the best-selling videogame and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil: Afterlife), the Mortal Kombat (1995) fantasy movie tells of a group of expert fighters who compete in a dangerous tournament for the fate of mankind on a mysterious island. The action film stars Christopher Lambert (Highlander franchise), Robin Shou (Death Race), and Bridgette Wilson (The Wedding Planner).

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), a sequel to you-know-what, recounts how the evil Outworlders return to wreak hell on Earth. Led by the mighty Shao Kahn, their gruesome goal is humanity’s complete and utter destruction. Earth’s last and only hope is the mighty martial arts warrior Liu Kang. This one stars stars Robin Shou, Talisa Soto (La Mission), James Remar (TV’s Dexter) and Irina Pantaeva (Zoolander), and is directed by John R. Leonetti (The Mask).

Special features on the Blu-ray discs include the following:

  • animated piece “Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins” (Mortal Kombat only)
  • theatrical trailer
  • digital copy
  • Mortal Kombat videogame trailer
  • BD-Live access

Purchasers of Mortal Kombat or Mortal Kombat: Annihilation on Blu-ray can receive a voucher code for a free exclusive character costume download for the upcoming Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment game Mortal Kombat, which also came out on April 19. This offer is only available for Sony PlayStation 3 users.

Each Blu-ray disc carries a list price of $19.98.

 

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.