The Mummy
The Mummy (2017)

Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy. Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 9, 2017
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2017
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Lacking the campy fun of the franchise's most recent entries and failing to deliver many monster-movie thrills, The Mummy suggests a speedy unraveling for the Dark Universe.

Matthew Rozsa

It feels less like a movie than a series of compromises worked out by a corporate committee.

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Thelma Adams
New York Observer

You only have to watch the trailer to know that Producer-Director Alex Kurtzman's reboot of Brendan Fraser's once-charming mummy movies is full of embalming fluid.

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Jonathan Roberts
The New Paper (Singapore)

The gaps in logic are more like crevasses and they occur right up to the credits.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy reboots a franchise I would gladly have dispensed with from the start.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

The Mummy promises a fantastical world of supernatural beings colliding and collaborating, forgetting that if no one cares about any one of these beings in particular, they're not going to be sold on seeing them together, either.

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Rebecca Lewis
Metro (UK)

The Mummy is truly a brilliant popcorn blockbuster that is fun and heartfelt and thrilling...

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David Sims
The Atlantic

As the beginning of an ongoing series, it's an utter bore, one with only the faintest grasp of what made Universal's monster pictures so iconic all those decades ago.

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Brian Lowry

The Mummy is a mess, a movie in such a hurry to introduce more monsters under Universal's "Dark Universe" banner that it comes awkwardly wrapped in impenetrable layers of exposition.

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Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

It has the definite stink of a filmmaking-by-committee project even without the franchise-building.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
I feel I must point this out just in case, for the younger generations. This movie is not entirely based upon the oddly popular Brendan Fraser trilogy that… More
Nate Zoebl
In my many years as a film critic, it's always interesting to discover when I veer from the critical herd, whether liking a movie others do not or having… More
Kevin M. Williams
There's a great airplane-going-down sequence early on in The Mummy that promises one helluva thrill ride of a movie, and indeed, there are a coupla scenes… More
Film Crazy
It's an average movie. It has the feels of the original franchise, but it is not enough to make this movie anymore than average.
JY Skacto
Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy unravels into mediocrity. Unearthing at 110 minutes, The Mummy manages to explain more than enough, while moving at a… More
KJ Proulx
Known for big action and romance films, Tom Cruise never usually strays from his wheelhouse. Apparently every actor has their day of change, because The Mummy… More