The Scorpion King 2
The Scorpion King 2 (2008)

Smashing blend of myth, mayhem, musclemen and magic. Michael Copon takes over for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in this prequel, which chronicles the rise of Mathayus, the warrior ruler of an ancient desert empire. Randy Couture… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 19, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 19, 2008
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Joe Leydon

Perhaps the very first made-for-vid prequel to a spinoff from a sequel to a remake, The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior suggests a CW television network version of a swords-and-sorcery saga.

Staci Layne Wilson

Cutting to the chase: 'Scorpion King 2: Rise of the Warrior' is a pleasant surprise, and well worth a look for fans of the genre and admirers of filmmakers who can do a lot with a little.

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Mark Pollard
Kung Fu Cinema

Lightly entertaining but forgettable B-actioner best described as JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS meets HERCULES: THE LEGENDARY JOURNEYS.

Scott Weinberg

Just maybe worthy of a bored afternoon, provided you're either A) 14 years old, or B) a longtime fan of the "quest" movies and you want something to poke a little fun at. (Or maybe not.)

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Phil Hubbs
Right now this is a prequel to the first Scorpion King film showing 'Mathayus' as a young lad and up n coming warrior. The lead for this film is a guy… More
Dean King
This straight to DVD prequel was never going to WOW anyone, but for the low budget it's ok. Can't say I recognize anyone in it and the SFX are far… More
JY Skacto
Russell Mulcahy's <i>The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior</i> is a prequel to a spin-off from a sequel of a remake. None of that matters.… More
Dean McKenna
Quite fine story about the young Mathayus just before he become the villianous Scorpion King. Michael Copon does a not-so-bad performance as the hero and his… More
Alexander Wilson
Good film for fun and nice story and landscapes. Interesting, and cool character. good fighting scenes on par with any martial arts film released in hollywood… More
Gimly M.
A lower point than even Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Made exactly one smart decision in its entire 109 minute runtime, and it was a financial one.