The Mummy 3D (2017)

The Mummy 3D (2017)

The Mummy 3D (2017)

The classic Universal Monsters character returns in the Tom Cruise-starring first installment in a planned shared monster universe (co-stars Russell Crowe doing his own bit to revive a famous frightening figure). Written by Jon Spaihts (Doctor StrangePassengers), there's no connective tissue shared with Stephen Sommers' Brendan Fraser-starring pics of the same name.

Once locked in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert for a millenia, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella, Kingsman) awakens in the present day. After her destiny was unjustly taken from her in ancient Egypt, she brings with her terrors that defy human comprehension as she seeks to bring Set - the God of Death - into the realm of the living.

2017Rating: M, Supernatural themes, violence and sustained threat107 minsUSA
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The Mummy 3D (2017) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A literal-minded, bumptious monster mash of a movie.

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Total Film

Total Film

The Mummy does wrap up enough adventure, action and quips to make it, if not a scream, a worthwhile Friday night out.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s a ragbag of action scenes which needed to be bandaged more tightly.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Feels less alive than undead.

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Stuff

Stuff

The Mummy doesn't work as a horror because it's just far too stupid, far too often.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Weirdly out of place here, Cruise brings little daring and less charm to the film, though to be fair to the actor, his character's a stiff.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

An odd but frothily entertaining genre cocktail, which coasts on the charisma of its two biggest names...

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