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The Mummy (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 9 June 2017 (USA)
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An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

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Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. Written by Universal Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for violence, action and scary images, and for some suggestive content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Untitled Mummy Reboot  »

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Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 85,041,290 (Philippines) (11 June 2017)

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$80,101,125 (USA) (17 August 2017)
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Trivia

The film's original plot was set in Iraq and followed a Navy SEAL and his team that battle mummies led by Ashurbanipal. See more »

Goofs

The god Set is referred to as the god of death, but in Egyptian mythology Set was the god chaos and violence while Osiris was the god of death. See more »

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Nick Morton: I'm thinking!
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After the Universal logo appears, the world goes dark and a "Dark Universe" title appears. See more »

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Bang Bang You're Dead
Written by Didz Hammond (as David Hammond), Carl Barât (as Carl Barat), Gary Powell, Anthony Rossomando
Performed by Dirty Pretty Things
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Critics be damned!
10 June 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a good start for the rebooting of the Universal Dark Universe, if you're expecting a remake of the 1990's Mummy films then you've got the wrong idea. The first thing you should know is that this has NOTHING to do with those movies and are completely unrelated. This is a re-imagining of Mummy's Hand (1940) that started the Mummy series of movies but with a whole new agenda. This time Universal are making these films to link in with all their other monster movies, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman etc so comparing it with any other Mummy film before it like the critics keep doing is utterly pointless.

The movie is a high entertaining fantasy horror film, its not the glossy action comedy level of the Brendan Fraser films, its darker and a lot more violent but still full of spectacle and a decent amount of humour that doesn't completely dominate the dramatic content as many film allow these days. Only Disney's Goofy or Loony Toon's Wild E Coyote can take the level of battering Tom Cruise gets in this movie and still stay standing. The Mummy is an exotic beauty who can hit like a Mack Truck. There are elements reminiscent of An American Werewolf in London (1981) and Lifeforce (1985) that forge this version of the Mummy and Russell Crowe's Dr Jekyll makes his glorified entrance half way through to remind you this is a shared monster universe so expect more of the same.

Quite simply you either like this sort of stuff or you don't, if you listen to critics they'll convince you this is the worst movie ever made, it's not. It's actually really good fun and nothing more, it won't suddenly change your life and have you buying movie merchandise like a Star Wars film or Marvel franchise flick but it will entertain you if you're not already going into the cinema armed with a critical gun ready to shoot it down for daring to star Tom Cruise like the average Hollywood critic and their anti-Tom Cruise agenda.


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