The Awakening
The Awakening (1980)

English archaeologist Matthew Corbeck (played by the emphatically-American Charlton Heston) undertakes an expedition to find the tomb of the Egyptian princess Kara, despite his awareness of a nefarious curse that is said to befall anyone… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 1, 1980
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Twenty-four years after he freed the Israelites, Charlton Heston returned to Egypt to insult the ancient gods again in 'The Awakening.' Let my people go -- to their Netflix queues, to request the erratic but more enjoyable 'Blood from the Mummy's Tomb.'

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Funnier than most comedies

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Dry-as-dust "possession" fare.

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AJ Verser
An okay movie about mummies, it kind of has an "Omen" feel to it at times, and it's pretty boring in the beginning, but it gets better in the… More
The Shrewlord
This film version of Bram Stoker's horror novel, The Jewel of the Seven Stars, is a worthy enough effort with a strong cast and impressive locations but… More
jay nixon
The words claptrap, junk and hokum all spring to mind when this silly possession movie is mentioned. Produced during that unfortunate period after The Exorcist… More
Dr Blood  
This is just a remake of Hammer's "Blood from the Mummy's Tomb" and is equally as slow and boring. The only moment of any merit is how… More