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Legend of the Mummy (1998)

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A pretty sorry looking mummy with seven fingers could be the cause of several weird murders and the daughter of an Egyptologist sets out to solve the mystery.

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A pretty sorry looking mummy with seven fingers could be the cause of several weird murders and the daughter of an Egyptologist sets out to solve the mystery.

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An Ancient Queen. Her Deadly Curse. The Terror Begins.

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Rated R for some violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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30 March 1998 (Germany)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Aubrey Morris, who appears as Dr Winchester, played a similar role in the earlier Hammer movie Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) which was also based on the Bram Stoker novel. See more »

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Dire mummy flick. Avoid!
27 October 2005 | by (Tebay, England) – See all my reviews

There are some films which are so bad that they are actually watchable, such as "The Grim Reaper", but this is not one of them. It sags dejectedly between two stools - neither good enough to watch nor bad enough to be fun.

This would have been good if it had been done in the greatest traditions of Hammer Horror with oh-so-obviously-a-set locations and the nearest modern equivalent to Peter Cushing et al. The actors try to act, they really do try and some should have known better, but they would have had more success if they had hammed it up in glorious fashion along the lines of "Psychomania" or other can't-hear-the-dialogue-for-the-creaking-of-wooden-acting horror films.

I love unashamedly bad movies but everything about this film is just poor. It is best watched while drunk at 3am after the clubs have shut and you just want something on in the background while you and your mates finish your pizzas or you want something to fill the awkward smoochable pauses in the conversation between yourself and the latest bit of skirt/trouser you picked up.

This film is utterly forgettable.


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