Did Bloodsport Inspire Mortal Kombat?

avatarManningAndy20 days ago
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avatarRegulatingHale20 days ago

Yes, Bloodsport definitely inspired Mortal Kombat. Even Johnny Cage's character was originally modeled after Jean-Claude Van Damme!

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avatarDealingDada20 days ago

Absolutely! The creators of Mortal Kombat have mentioned that the 1988 movie Bloodsport, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, heavily inspired the game's concept and design. The tournament setting and intense one-on-one battles are a dead giveaway!


avatarNickelingAlan20 days ago

Heck yeah! Mortal Kombat wouldn't be the same without Bloodsport. It paved the way for the whole martial arts tournament vibe!


avatarBeatingDebit20 days ago

Some folks might say no, but it's hard to deny the similarities between Bloodsport's underground fighting scene and Mortal Kombat's brutal combat.

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