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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

When Talus is cornered by Cobra's army outside the city walls, he looks back to see Mathayus coming through the smoke after the explosion. Mathayus has soot smudges on his face and arms. The shot goes back to Talus and again to Mathayus. This time, Mathayus is clean. See more »

Quotes

Tsukai: [as they battle] You fight well, mortal. Perhaps we will take you with us.
Silda: [indignant] Spend eternity with two mindless brutes and their pet witch? No thank you.
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Connections

Featured in Shameful Sequels: The Mummy 3 (2013) See more »

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Footsteps
Performed by No Rules
Written and Arranged by Roel Reiné
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Waste of time
4 February 2012 | by randy woodsSee all my reviews

Please do not go into this movie thinking it is going to be anything like Scorpion King or Scorpion King 2. The first one was great, the second one was good, but this one is a total waste of time. It is nothing like the first two since this "king" is now a hired assassin and no longer a king. The dialog is terrible, the fight scenes unrealistic, the acting seemed like they were reading off cue cards, there was no emotion at all. The story may have had something to do with it since there was very little plot to follow. Just random fight scenes, and the 6'5" 300 lb king got beat up by a 5' tall 90 lb woman in one of them. I don't know what happened to Billy Zane, but he lost whatever acting skills he had (which were minimal to begin with). He was flat out horrible. Truly, honestly, and sincerely-do not waste your time on this just because you may think it is a continuation of the Scorpion series. It is not and it stinks


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