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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Dwayne Johnson
Steven Brand
Kelly Hu
Michael Clarke Duncan
Grant Heslov
Directors
Chuck Russell
Screenwriters
Stephen Sommers
Will Osborne
David Hayter
Running Time
91 minutes

The Scorpion King


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Plot
A fearsome horde laid waste to the ancient world. Their leader, Memnon, slaughtered all who resisted him. One survivor, a warrior named Mathayus, would one day become the Scorpion King...


Verdict
Although not a patch on Mummy one or two, The Scorpion King himself comes across as Conan with charisma. If only the story was as well-developed as its leading man’s body.


Reviewed by Genevieve Harrison

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