Mummy, The (1999) Movie Review

Mummy, The (1999)

1999 | PG-13 | Action, Fantasy, Adventure
125 minutes /

User Score: 77/100

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Mummy, The Review


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
AKA: The Mummy
Year: 1999
Runtime: 125 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.8/5 stars from 13 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 13
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Starring: Corey Johnson, Kevin J. O'Connor, Rachel Weisz, Jonathan Hyde, Brendan Fraser, Oded Fehr, Erick Avari, João Costa Menezes, Arnold Vosloo, Taylor Murphy, John Hannah, Sean Cronin, Patricia Velasquez, Carl Chase, Alex Lorre, George Lane Cooper, Omid Djalili, Aharon Ipalé, Howie Dorough, Jake Arnott, Paul Woodadge, Mason Ball, Isobel Brook, James Traherne Burton, Peter Chequer, Porl Smith, Ian Warner, Stephen Dunham, Tuc Watkins, Ray Donn
Writers: Stephen Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle, Kevin Jarre, John L. Balderston, Nina Wilcox Putnam, Richard Schayer
Director: Stephen Sommers

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