The Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption (2012)

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Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster The Scorpion King, Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. Starring Ron Perlman (Hellboy) and Billy Zane (Titanic), and featuring 6-time WWE champion Dave Bautista and UFC star Kimbo Slice, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption takes The Mummy phenomenon … More

Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of violence and action throughout, and for sexual and crude references)
Genre: Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Brendan Cowles, Shane Kuhn
On DVD: Jan 10, 2012
Runtime:
Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Cast


as Talus

as Mathayus

as Tsukai

as Rohtah
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All Critics (4)

One of the heroes accidentally pees on a ninja. If that's not a glowing endorsement I don't know what is.

Full Review… | August 22, 2012
CraveOnline

Original star The Rock is long gone, of course, and so too is the rollicking tongue-in-cheek silliness of the Mummy movies: the humour here is as lumbering as the war elephants that feature in the equally heavy-footed battle scenes.

Full Review… | February 27, 2012
Movie Talk

A complete waste of time and talent, The Scorpion King 3 is a cheap, poorly made cash-grab with little action, little story and nothing interesting to offer.

Full Review… | January 29, 2012
IGN DVD

for all the warts it has, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption is surprisingly fun

Full Review… | January 11, 2012
7M Pictures

Audience Reviews for The Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption

I don't get Ron Perlman I really don't, the guy is a pretty big Hollywood star yet he still takes jobs like this! I know he does act in allot of cheap sci-fi/fantasy and some of it can be good cult stuff but surely he could see how bad this was gonna be.

So this is now the sequel to the first film as we follow an older 'Mathayus' as events lead up towards what would happen before 'The Mummy 2'. Usual appearance for the film of course but its notably cheaper looking with lots of really bad background extras hehe if you watch the battles (of which there are many) most of them haven't a clue what they are doing.

The plot is all jumbled up and dull, its all about over throwing this king or that king and getting another for assistance or whatever...I dunno really, I wasn't sure who is wanting what but all you need to know is everything looks cheap, even the fights don't look convincing.

I just find it hard to believe they even got the well spoken Billy Zane and Temuera Morrison in this! Morrison does actually look the part with his shaven head and Zane as always injects some humour into the proceedings which is probably the best thing in the film, the Scorpion King is played by some guy I have never heard of.

Its all terrible, pretty wooden, obvious shell sets, a big fat oaf sidekick character because its funny when he burps apparently and some dubious 'Mortal Kombat' style magical characters at the end, I was not amused.

phubbs1
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

Not so great! It was kinda entertaining at times but the story is just a joke. You think Ron Perlman would make the movie better but he hardly takes part on it and when he does he obviously doesn't bring it. Watch at own risk.

Since his rise to power, Mathayus' kingdom has fallen. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew.

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Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

A total blast that dosent seem to let up. The best film in The Scorpion King franchise yet. An explosive, thrilling and tremendously enjoyable action-packed adventure. It`s wickedly entertaining and exciting fun from start to finish. It`s loaded with epic action, thrilling battles, great special effects and great humor. The film is sharp, funny and has some stunning locations. One of the most spectacular and explosive adventures to come along ina while. Director, Roel Reine who made the awesome Death Race 2, crafts another dazzling action film that shines with theatrical quality and makes for good entertainment. Victor Webster gives a great and solid performance, being more that a stand in for Dwayne Johnson. Billy Zane is terrific as the films lead villian and looks like he`s having a great time. Ron Perlman is excellent.

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Al S

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