The Mummy (1999) Synopsis
A man opens a tomb unleashing a mummy seeking revenge for a curse laid upon him 3,000 years earlier.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Digs up both laughs and chills from timeworn material.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Even if The Mummy is imitation Spielberg, it offers more bang for the buck than we're used to getting.
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88

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Cheerful, slightly cheesy entertainment that uses the latest special-effects techniques to breathe life into a venerable film tradition.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
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...
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70

Mr. Showbiz

A well-crafted, great looking adventure, with some spirited performances.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
There is much to look at--it's like spending two hours in Michael Jackson's Undead Neverland--but not a lot at stake.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Packs so much hell-for-leather action, gorgeous Moroccan scenery and eye-popping Industrial Light and Magic visual effects into its two...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In the end, it's the self-mocking aura that save this film from being a waste of two hours.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Seems to be going through a series of motions so obviously virtual that it makes you wish that the filmmakers had stayed away from the...
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
A soulless spectacle.
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Best action adventure movie of all time...

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Best movie ever good job Brenden Fraser...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ A cut above most action films. Not for children.
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