It looks like the R-rating coming to the Mortal Kombat movie is more than just for show, as the level of mature, adult-themed gore and violence will be living up to the franchise’s notorious history in the gaming community.
Director Simon McQuoid went on record to let it be known what fans can expect with the Mortal Kombat movies R-Rating. Enough gore and carnage to make the Mortal Kombat reboot one truly bloody affair.
We wanted to push the [blood, gore, and fatalities] right to the limit. Obviously, there’s a point where the film becomes unreleasable if you push it too far, and that would be a very unwise return on investment for the studio. But from day one it’s been, ‘Okay, we’re doing this and we’re going to do it properly.’
Plus check out the recent promos that have combatants going all out head-to-head: