The Mummy Returns Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010

Very violent, mostly in comic-book terms.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
April 4, 2010

More or less a wholesale recycling of the 1999 original.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
July 20, 2009

...a computer generated stinker of a dud.

Full Review | Original Score: C-
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
August 25, 2008

The whole two-hours-plus affair just soars along, brainlessly and breathlessly.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
August 1, 2008

The film's bloated ambition seems of a piece with its panting, happy-dog charm. [Blu-Ray]

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian
July 21, 2004

The mummy may, but the audience shouldn't.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003

The Mummy Returns isn't concerned with character development or plot; it exists simply to please the audience with massive amounts of eye-candy.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
May 22, 2003

With a few extra zeros on the budget this time around, Sommers runs riot.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 14, 2003

Feels like so much scrap metal picked up off the factory floor at the place where they made the first one.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
July 12, 2002

There's really just not much to say about this movie. What you expect is what you get.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 18, 2002

An old-fashioned adventure yarn accelerated for a video-game era, an H. Rider Haggard novel rocketing by at 150 MPH.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 10, 2002

Sommers showers us with noise and color, but the film rarely generates much in the way of real excitement. There's a freeze-dried feel to much of the movie...

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002

Um filme que diverte a platéia durante cerca de duas horas, mas que é prontamente esquecido no momento em que as luzes se acendem.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies
February 26, 2002

The problem with The Mummy Returns is that it tries to qualify the need for a sequel with an extraordinarily unnecessary amount of plot.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf
November 16, 2001

Funnier -- and scarier -- than Gone with the Wind!

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 24, 2001

The Mummy Returns has everything a sugar-addled twelve-year-old could possibly want. I'll leave it to you to decide if that's a good or a bad thing.

Full Review | Original Score: B
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
October 10, 2001

Bigger, faster, louder, MORE!

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
September 27, 2001

The Mummy Returns is all but a patchwork quilt made up of, if not leftover scenes, then scrap ideas.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
September 18, 2001

"The Mummy Returns" is a waste of celluloid, a waste of theater space and most of all, a waste of time.

| Original Score: 1.5/4
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos
July 11, 2001

Se trata sólo de algo divertido para pasar el rato.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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