The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  17 January 2012 (USA)
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Since his rise to power, Mathayus' kingdom has fallen. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramusan Guard (as Tanapon Chuksrida)
Zulu Kondo
Narrator (voice)
Johann Helf ...
Horus's Messenger
Damian Mavis ...
Talus Soldier


Mathayus's sorceress-queen is killed by a pest which ravaged his kingdom until it fell. Feeling guilty and a failure, the Akkadian resumed the life of mercenary. He's hired by Horus, king of the now dominant Near eastern kingdom, to help out defend the palace of Hindu king Ramusan, guardian of the Book of the Death, the last ally barring the bid for Hrus's throne by his rogue brother Talus, whose raids in the Far East yielded the largest army ever. Mathuyas is instructed to team up with simpleton Teutonic giant Olaf. Ramusan can't pay them the promised gold, but offers the hand of his daughter Silda, whose portrait shows a priceless medallion. Their fight is complicated by the mysterious Cobra, hired by Talus, who captured the princess, so they pair pretends to enter Talus's service, but finds out about an even more devious deception, while Talus captures the book and thus is able to conjure the warrior ghosts. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, and for sexual and crude references | See all certifications »

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17 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Skorpiókirály 3. - Harc a megváltásért  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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During the wide-shot of the palace after the death of Ramusan, there is a security/surveillance camera visible attached to the wall pointed down at the entrance to the palace. See more »


Talus: [to Mathayus, about Cobra's army] Let them have me. Let them devour me. I will rise again like a bad idea and you will be crushed!
Mathayus: You first.
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Written and Arranged by Roel Reiné
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One of the worst movies I've ever watched
6 January 2012 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

I fell asleep attempting to watch the first time around and decided, against my better judgment that I should finish watching it before I wrote a review. what a mistake.

The movie cant make up it's mind if it is Roman, Greek, barbarian, Chinese or Indian which made me think that due to a low budget they just raided the a warehouse of leftover props from better movies.

Words cannot explain how bad the dialog was: a constant series or awful one-liners that actually left me feeling slightly sick. Not to mention some of the worst acting I've ever seen.

It's difficult to think of a man, with prettier hair than most girls I know, being a mighty warrior, and to be honest he's really not that impressive in the movie... His fat barbarian friend outshines him in most fights... sigh

I would strongly recommend you do not waste your time on this movie, because, no matter how low you standards, you will wont enjoy it.

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