Doug Brod
July 15, 1994 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Immortal Combat

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
performer
Roddy Piper, Sonny Chiba
genre
ActionAdventure

We gave it a C-

In Immortal Combat, a decently lensed yet dishearteningly standard bruisefest, pro wrestling’s erstwhile maniacal Scot Roddy piper stars as a rule-bucking L.A. cop who battles chemically altered and all-but-indestructible muscleheads and gets to don loud sportswear. Too bad that chopsocky legend Sonny Chiba, in a rare English-language performance as Piper’s partner, is virtually unintelligible. At least Meg Foster, who’s gone a long way since starring as TV’s Hester Prynne, seems to relish her dragon lady role. C-

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