In 1995; Mortal Kombat was a surprise box office hit that reset expectations for movies based on a video game. Despite it success, it was far from perfect, as Honest Trailers points out in a two-for-one takedown that pairs it with the much maligned 1997 sequel: Annihilation! Watch below:

Rife with cheesy lines and inexplicable action, both movies have been poked and parodied for years. Honest Trailers services the usual soft targets, with critiques even the most diehard tragics can agree with -- especially where Annihilation is concerned.

Warner Brothers is working toward a return to the big screen for Mortal Kombat. James Wan will produce, with a first-time feature director recently attached. If that's too far away, you can always catch the trailer for a Mortal Kombat movie coming from Ghana!

[Related Article: From Sprite to Screen: How Mortal Kombat Invaded Hollywood]

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