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The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)

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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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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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A Skorpiókirály 3. - Harc a megváltásért  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Talus' army uses counterpoise trebuchets. The big sling shot weapons with the counter weight. This particular type was not invented until the middle ages around the 11th century. If we follow the time line of the other movies that places them about 3000 years before they were invented. See more »

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Tsukai: What mortal dares to waken the warriors of the books?
Talus Soldier: It is I: Lord Talus who summons thee back to earth to do battle!
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Not as bad as people make it sound, a decent diversion
5 September 2013 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

OK, this is not Conan and it's not 'really' Scorpion King in anything but name. But having said that, I think other reviewers are being too harsh. I found this movie to be an enjoyable evening's diversion. The action sequences are fun to watch, the acting is decent (if a bit hammy in places), and the story line is pretty good. The settings are richly decorated and the battle scenes look fairly well done. In other words, nothing spectacular here, but certainly not lacking some charm. Billy Zane is evil fun as always, with the glare and voice that exude malevolence. Victor Webster does a decent job as Mathayus, giving him a good blend of humor and sad weariness. Bostin Christopher started off as a bit too buffoonish as Olaf, but grew on me as the movie progressed. And Krystal Vee is a delight as Silda, a role she fills with surprising depth. The film has enough action and plot twists to keep you entertained, just don't be looking for high cinema.


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