The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Synopsis
Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) and family battle an ancient Chinese emperor bent on world conquest.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Now why did I like this movie? It was just plain dumb fun, is why. It is absurd and preposterous, and proud of it.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The movie bogs down in tiresome good guys vs. bad guys action cliches.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
After an hour of inert exposition, a race through Shanghai gooses the movie alive. Then it plunges back into torpor.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Boredom is the very basis of this sequel, at least at the beginning.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Despite exotic locations, epic cinematography, and much spectacular crash and bang, this "Mummy" feels like a threadbare toss-off.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Too much of the proceedings are silly rather than horrifying, with the nadir being the appearance of some particularly athletic Yetis who...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
As for Fraser, his clumsy humanity is endearing, but by now, assuming he has invested wisely, he should have enough money saved so as to...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The new Mummy is, how can I put it? Just freakin' awful.
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25

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Remarkably, the plot has much in common with "Hellboy II: The Golden Army," yet that bundle of fun has enough vision to make even its Barry...
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The best news about this clangorous clunker is that it may well have vanquished the Mummy franchise.
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The tomb of the "drags - on" movie

By saintandrew
With a storyline convoluted by cheap theatrical devices, impossible scenarios, and poor acting, this film's only saving qualities are the gratuitous action scenes. They even have the cliché evil...

No Rachel Weisz but it could still perform well.

By naradr
I am very interested in seeing The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. However, replacing Rachel Weisz really does send a negative vibe through me about the movie in general. Hopefully it won't have...

Mummy Movie

By ttolin1
loved it, only had to close my eyes once!...

Wife

By chrisl1590
ok why would they change the wife!!!!??? wtf/1!!! that chic was sooo hot...

Jet Li

By nova43casa
Jet Li by all means is my favorite actor and as always he played his part flawlessly and I expected nothing less from him....

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

By elissa.escobar
OK, the reason I LOVE this movie is because I grew up with The Mummy. It was my all time favorite movie when I was about 13 or 14 and I just have loved it since then. So I have just grown to love...

I HATE WHEN THEY CHANGE CHARACTORS!!!!

By danimay
i can't believe they changed eveie...what is wrong with these people. i understand that actors and actresses have other things going on in their lives and can't always be available. but i'm not even...

WTF!? Wheres rachael?

By smgman23
this sucks where the hell is rachael you cant just take out a main character what the hell were they thinking!!!! brendan frasier brings it up to watchable i guess but im not going to buy popcorn or...

Must see !!!!!

By leobearspharlem
Eveyone has seen mummys and undead in a movies, but come on this movie is out staging every thing we have come to know and expect. It has everything, a Dragon, and a Yeti outstanding i wonder how the...

Rachel Weiss

By anamazon
What were they thinking!!!!!! You can't just sub out a major character like that and put in somebody else...unless (like in the Harry Potter Movies) when the actor playing Dumbledore died. I'm sooo...

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Rated PG-13 | For adventure and violence
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