Movies That Inspired Mortal Kombat

According to series co-creator John Tobias, these are the movies that inspired the making of the Mortal Kombat series.

  • Enter the Dragon
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • Bloodsport
  • Star Wars
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
  • Clan of the White Lotus
  • Five Element Ninjas
  • A Chinese Ghost Story
  • Zu Warriors
  • Swordsman
  • Enter the Ninja
  • Master of the Flying Guillotine
  • Game of Death
  • The Five Venoms
  • American Ninja
  • Three the Hard Way
  • The Octagon
  • Mad Max 2
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Black Belt Jones
  • The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
  • Dirty Ho
  • The Last Dragon
  • The Karate Kid
  • Revenge of the Ninja
  • Gymkata
  • Pray for Death
  • Best of the Best
  • Alien
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Hellraiser
  • Stargate
  • Prince of Darkness
  • The Year Without a Santa Claus