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|The Scorpion King (2002)|
of release: 2002
Length: 94 minutes
Production companies: Alphaville Films, Universal Pictures, BT Film, Kalima Productions, WWF
Censorship rating: MPAA PG-13
Tagline: Warrior. Legend. King.
It is a romantic prequel to The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, set in ancient times 5,000 years ago. The people of a vast desert must unite to defeat the evil ruler of the city Gomarrah. They hire an assassin named Mathayus to kill their enemies sorcerer, but he falls in love with her. He cannot bring himself to kill her, but instead captures her. The enemy then comes to overcome the desert allies and retrieve her.
By Michael Sergel