Mummy, The (1999)

1999 | PG-13 | Action, Fantasy, Adventure

User Score: 73/100


An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a Mummy.

On its own merits THE MUMMY is entertaining enough , there`s lot of action , a few rare scary bits but far too much humour which threatens to sink the film . I guess this is down to the producers trying to attract a younger audience and boost their profits but this all leads to a silly film . And I got the distinct impression that he script was written around the FX . For example there`s a special effects packed meteor shower but there`s no explanation for it , it adds nothing to plot and is never referred to again even though it kills a lot of people . Obviously the scene was written to show off some CGI.

About Mummy, The (1999)

Title: Mummy, The
Year: 1999
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Corey Johnson, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor, Erick Avari, João Costa Menezes, Oded Fehr, Brendan Fraser, Jonathan Hyde, John Hannah, Sean Cronin, Omid Djalili, Patricia Velasquez, Stephen Dunham, Tuc Watkins, Ray Donn, Aharon Ipalé, Howie Dorough, Carl Chase, Abderrahim El Aadili, Jake Arnott, Mason Ball, Isobel Brook, James Traherne Burton, Peter Chequer, Porl Smith, Ian Warner, George Lane Cooper, Bernard Fox, Andrew Elias
Director: Stephen Sommers
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.6/5 stars from 11 users. Votes: 11.
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13

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