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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Brendan Fraser
John Hannah
Rachel Weisz
Directors
Stephen Sommers
Screenwriters
Stephen Sommers
Running Time
119 minutes

The Mummy
Big budget reworking of classic Universal horror centred around a bandaged man and pyramids


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Plot
Ex-Foreign Legionnaire Rick O'Connell teams up with a beautiful egyptologist and her wastrel brother to discover hidden treasures...and hidden curses.


Verdict
Desert adventures. Treasures and tombs and a likeable hero in Brendan Fraser. Ignore the gaping plot holes and laughable script and you have a watchable, effects-filled romp


Reviewed by Caroline Westbrook

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