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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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Roel Reiné

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Brendan Cowles (screenplay), Shane Kuhn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Bautista ... Argomael
Bostin Christopher ... Olaf
Tanapol Chuksrida Tanapol Chuksrida ... Ramusan Guard (as Tanapon Chuksrida)
Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson ... Zulu Kondo
Geoffrey Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano ... Siris
J.D. Hall ... Narrator (voice)
Johann Helf Johann Helf ... Hathor
Stephane Lambert ... Horus's Messenger
Selina Lo ... Tsukai
Damian Mavis ... Talus Soldier
Temuera Morrison ... Ramusan
Jason Pace ... Rohtah
Ron Perlman ... Horus
Krystal Vee ... Silda
Victor Webster ... Mathayus
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption See more »

Filming Locations:

Thailand

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This film is a sequel to a prequel to a prequel of a sequel of a remake. That is, it is a sequel 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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Talus: [to Mathayus] You should know better than to back an animal into a corner.
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Featured in Shameful Sequels: The Mummy 3 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Footsteps
Performed by No Rules
Written and Arranged by Roel Reiné
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A Xena like film, nothing to do with the Mummy or the Scorpion King
29 December 2011 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

It was like a test: can the third part of a franchise that spawned out of another franchise that wasn't that good be any good? Can Ron Perlman and Billy Zane save it? And the test was failed miserably.

Let me explain this to you in a way that anyone can understand: if you watch this on fast forward x4, it will be a total waste of your time. At least Ron Perlman has a small role appearing at the beginning and the end of the film. Billy Zane does his usual evil smiling villain, but it is not enough. And the "Scorpion King", not only does he not act like one, he actually plays the entire movie as a positive hero with no baggage. The only connection remains the "deep voiced" words of the narrator who pretty much says: "this is the Scorpion King! Really!" and then disappears. And the actor... is Victor Webster! He played in Mutant X, for crying out loud, and looks like an underwear model.

Bottom line: avoid this film at all costs. Or watch it at x8, maybe it works then.


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