75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
There's much mumbo-jumbo about past lives and symbolic tattoos, but who cares when you can gaze at a sight as lovely as a dirigible floating in the night sky?
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Action junkies may enjoy this non-stop barrage, which barely pauses for anything but the most rudimentary (albeit complicated) plot exposition.
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63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Perfectly enjoyable swashbuckling, eye-catching entertainment.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The movie resembles a video game in which each victory whisks you to the next level, with slightly different antagonists and a faster pace.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Although the sequel retains its predecessor's breezy retro spirit, The Mummy Returns is a mite darker and scarier and the effects a little spiffier.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The actors themselves are more rip roaring and full of spunk than in their first outing.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
If you liked the earlier ''Mummy,'' you'll probably like this one. In fact, at many points you'll probably think you are watching the earlier one.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Suffers from the bloat common to sequels.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This frenzied sequel has all of the clank but none of the swank of the previous version.
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20

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
We have to suffer through two hours of this rancid summer cheese.
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48 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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