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.
In Ancient Akkad, Mathayus grows up as the proud son of Ashur, a captain in the world-renowned military corps of Black Scorpions, first-rate bodyguards, most of which are sent to courts ... See full summary »
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
This film is a sequal to a prequel to a prequel of a sequel of a remake. That is, it is a sequal to the prequel to The Scorpion King (2002), which is a prequel to The Mummy Returns (2001), which is a sequel to The Mummy (1999) which can be considered as a loose remake of The Mummy (1932). See more »
During the fight between Silda and Tsukai, Silda starts the fight using two swords but changes to a single sword mid-fight, then back to using two swords. Throughout the sequence,Silda does not appear to drop or pick up the sword, nor is there enough time to perform that action. See more »
[to Silda as they battle]
You want Mathyus, but he will never staty with you. He's one of the darkness, like us. He only wishes to die and you are killing your people.
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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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