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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Digs up both laughs and chills from timeworn material. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    A soulless spectacle. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Even if The Mummy is imitation Spielberg, it offers more bang for the buck than we're used to getting. show more

  • 70
    Mr. Showbiz

    A well-crafted, great looking adventure, with some spirited performances. show more

  • 88
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Cheerful, slightly cheesy entertainment that uses the latest special-effects techniques to breathe life into a venerable film tradition. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There is hardly a thing I can say in its favor, except that I was cheered by nearly every minute of it. I cannot argue for the script, the direction, the acting or even the mummy, but I can say that I was not bored and sometimes I was unreasonably pleased. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Packs so much hell-for-leather action, gorgeous Moroccan scenery and eye-popping Industrial Light and Magic visual effects into its two hours that, after a while, I began to get tired of it. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    In the end, it's the self-mocking aura that save this film from being a waste of two hours. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Long, bombastic, and violent, but fantasy fans may enjoy its fast-moving energy. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    A frantic, epic-sized blowout of campy, "Indiana Jones" -style derring-do mixed with lots of computer-generated gee-whizzes. show more

similar movies

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

  • The Mummy Returns (2001)

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

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