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Legion of the Dead (2005)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  9 August 2005 (USA)
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The ancient Egyptian High-Priestess Aneh-Tet awakens from her 4000 year sleep to rule the world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Courtney Clonch ...
Molly
Claudia Lynx ...
Aneh-Tet
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Sheriff Jones
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Dr. Swatek
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Carter (as Chad Collins)
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Dr. Ari Ben-David
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Sam Weaver (as Andy Lauer)
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Kevyn
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Kara
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Justin
Aaron David Thompson ...
Axel
Amy Clover ...
Linda
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Santos
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Petrie
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Security Guard
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Storyline

When an ancient Egyptian tomb is found in a North American park, a group of scientists and students of Egyptology arrive to the site to study the inscriptions. Meanwhile, the four thousand years old evil high-priestess Aneh-Tet awakes and seeks six offerings to revive her legion of mummies. Then she needs the blood of a virgin to bring her father back to life, become immortal and rule the world. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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An ancient tomb unearthed... An underworld army unleashed!

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity, horror violence and some language | See all certifications »

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9 August 2005 (USA)  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When the student stabs Anet Tet she has no blood on her, but in the following shot she is covered with blood. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ari Ben-David: Where's my mummy?
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References The Mummy (1932) See more »

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The Cheesy Stuff You Expect From Asylum
18 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The ancient Egyptian High-Priestess Aneh-Tet awakens from her 4000 year sleep to rule the world.

The biggest draw for this film is the appearance of horror icon Zach Galligan ("Gremlins"). Someone else wrote that the only redeeming thing about his film is the brief nudity. I guess I do not see that as a highlight... I would rather see Galligan than a random topless woman.

What is so great about this film is how they treat the ancient Egyptian language. We have to wonder, how does the college girl (or anyone besides the mummy) speak a dead language? Unlike Latin, it is not like you can learn to pronounce things by looking at the old glyphs. Likewise, I love the literal translation of hieroglyphics, even with the name "Molly". While I am not fluent in Egyptian, I am pretty sure that is not how the language works.


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