The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2008

Fraser's back (after 2001's “The Mummy Returns”) as explorer Rick O'Connell but Rachel Weisz took a pass so wife Evelyn is now played by Bello. In 1946, the duo offer to do one last job for the foreign office, returning a priceless artifact to Shanghai. China also happens to be the location of Evelyn's wastrel brother (Hannah) and the O'Connells' adventurous son Alex (Ford), who has uncovered an entombed terra cotta army. In the distant past, a ruthless sorceress (Yeoh) placed a spell on the Dragon Emperor (Li) and his warriors and Alex had the misfortune to break it. That long sleep has made the supernatural Emperor even more determined to rule—and not just China. Not yet reviewed. ?m/C Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, John Hannah, Luke Ford, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Wong, Russell Wong, Isabella Leong; D: Rob Cohen; W: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar; C: Simon Duggan; M: Randy Edelman.

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