She wants to continue on with this journey that her grandfather could not and decides to explore talos, the egyptian tyrants tomb. Talos the mummy or tale of the mummy as the video says was an awesome specialeffects horror film that is in fact opposite of stephen sommers excellent mummy remake because it is a horror not an adventure as the box art claims it is. This was back in 1998, when stephen sommers the mummy. Russell mulcahys tale of the mummy trailer youtube. Tomb of the dragon emperor was released in 2008, developed by eurocom for. Tale of the mummy 1998 trailer vhs capture youtube. Before all are lost, team leader sir richard turkel horror legend christopher lee, dracula heroically sacrifices his own life to destroy the tomb and contain talos.
Tale of the mummy 1998 fifty years ago, sir richard turkel christopher lee met disaster while exploring the supposedly cursed tomb of the ancient egyptian tyrant talos. Tale of the mummy also known as russell mulcahys tale of the mummy and talos the mummy is a 1998 britishamerican horror film directed by russell mulcahy and starring jason scott lee, jack davenport, louise lombard and christopher lee. Find movie and film cast and crew information for tale of the mummy. That said, rising star sofia boutella is a marvelous choice, she exudes that thirst for power effortlessly in addition to being incredibly seductive. But, shortly after the tombs artifacts are transferred to a london museum, a strange.
The mummy 110 movie clip the pharaoh is killed 1999 hd duration. Partially financed but abandoned by disney, this film was made at the same time as stephen sommers big budgeted brendan fraser epic and consequently never got an american release until much later when it was cut from 115 minutes to 88 minutes. Tale of the mummy 1998 jason scott lee, louise lombard, sean pertwee watch on. Tale of the mummy 1998 directed by russell mulcahy.
Lysette anthony looked so darn cute, that little vixen. They realize too late that they are releasing a gruesome and evil force, but turkel manages to seal the tomb by blowing up his party. Tale of the mummy 1998 tale of the mummy 1998 imdb. I vaguely remember watching tale of the mummy with my parents in a movie theatre when i was a kid.
Until in his arrogance talos accidentally stepped on the device that was weakening armon, allowing the mummy to regain his full strength and defeat talos by removing the plug on the bronze giants heel, causing talos to. Films propagating such beliefs include the original universal movie the mummy 1932 starring boris karloff as imhotep which spawned four sequels featuring a mummy named kharis and the hammer horror reboot of the mummy 1959 starring christopher lee as kharis which spawned three sequels starring various actors as different mummies. Russell mulcahys tale of the mummy usa aec routemaster. I do think the mummy is what happens when the story is forced to serve the visual. Tale of the mummy also known as russell mulcahys tale of the mummy and talos the mummy is a 1998 britishamerican horror film directed by russell. This movie is noted for wasting the considerable talents of christopher lee and honor blackman in fragmented scenes lasting but.
Tale of the mummy 1998 stream and watch online moviefone. Before all are lost, team leader sir richard turkel horror legend christopher lee, dracula heroically sacrifices his own life to destroy the tomb and contain talos once more. He accomplishes this goal as litter, a trail of rags, dirty old wrapping. The evil mummy talos must collect all of his body parts before the planets align. Tale of the mummy on imdb tale of the mummy at the tcm movie database tale of the mummy at rotten tomatoes. Now it has been 50 years and his daughter is following his footsteps. Versions director russel mulcahy of highlanderfame made this bmovie. Throughout the 1940s, the mummy movie was a genre that had been. Much has been made of the concept of talos, the mummy as its his bandages that come to life but its original and creative and shows what can be done on a small budget. The classic mummy film is the original boris karloff the mummy 1932. Turkel discovers the tomb of talos in egypt, once a sinister and horrific prince during the reign of the pharaohs. Horror sciencefiction film geregisseerd door russell mulcahy.
Russell mulcahys tale of the mummy 1999 rotten tomatoes. Though its story is muddled, tale of the mummy is an almost servicable horror film. Okay, so it doesnt make much sense, the cgi effects are a bit ropey and the monsters not a patch on the one in that brendan frasier film, but its. When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh talos is unleashed. Starring brendan fraser, rachel weisz, john hannah, and arnold vosloo. Tale of the mummy is a 1998 britishamerican horror film directed by russell mulcahy and. Dealing with the standard plot points of the mummified undead curses, reincarnation, deadly linen, the film treads recognizable ground but throws out a big narrative net, ecompassing a number of minor subplots. The american detective in charge of the affair and the daughter of the archeologist race against time to defeat the malicious mummy. Loosely based on the 1932 film starring boris karloff. The police officer in charge detective riley gets some help by samantha who tells him that due to a special constellation of the stars talos soon might become immortal.
Talos the mummy aka russell mulcahys tale of the mummy is the visual stylists littleseen love letter to hammer horror and the films of ray harryhausen and is a fun reinvention of the mummy mythos first envisiged by bram stoker in his 1903 novel the jewel of seven stars. The film received a theatrical wide release on february, 1999. At first it seemed to be no more than a chance ray of light beamed into the vestibule by the shifting of a treebough between house and street lamp, but as we kept our eyes glued to it we saw that it was a form a tall, attenuated, skeletallythin form moving stealthily in the shadow. Tale of the mummy 1998 jason scott lee, louise lombard. I do think the mummy is what happens when the story is forced to serve the visual spectacle instead of the other way around. Louise lombard and lysette anthony don draeger hazmat suits before venturing into an ancient egyptian tomb. Now his granddaughter, archaeologist samantha turkel louise lombard, eagerly picks up where he left off, delving into its depths to uncover talos sarcophagus. Jason scott lee, louise lombard, sean pertwee, lysette anthony, michael lerner, jack davenport, honor blackman, christopher lee. Tale of the mummy is a angloamerican film released late in 1998, directed by russell mulcahy, starring jason scott lee and louise lombard with an almost all british supporting cast including jack davenport, honor blackman, sean pertwee and gerard butler and a special cameo appearance by christopher lee. Find movie and film cast and crew information for tale of the mummy 1999 russell mulcahy on allmovie allmovie. Partially financed but abandoned by disney, this film was made at the same time as stephen sommers big budgeted brendan fraser epic and consequently never got an american release until much later when it was cut from 115. Talos the mummy tale of the mummy movie soundtrack. Directed by 1 writing credits 4 cast 36 produced by 8 music by 1. Watch russell mulcahys tale of the mummy prime video.
Centuries ago, a sadistic prince named talos was buried and his tomb was infinitely cursed so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. His evil threatens to spread around the world when the approaching alignment of the planets will raise the legendary talos to a level of immortal power. Jason scott lee louise lombard sean pertwee lysette anthony michael lerner. Around 19989, the mummy movie made a major comeback. Sir richard turkel unearthed an ancient egyptian mummy that caused a huge disaster. The mummy morphs from one form to another a number of times and it mostly worked. The bandages of talos are discovered years later by the head archeologists daughter and brought back to london to be displayed in a museum. Director russell mulcahys film is an okay diversion, but lacks the appeal. The bandages of talos are discovered years later by the head. Best known for his highlander series, russell mulcahy pays homage to the hammer films of the 1960s with this allstar recreation of the mummy story.
It was sorta the mummy meets the invisible man for a large portion of the movie. Also starring action star jason scott lee rudyard kiplings, the jungle book, the heartpounder russell mulcahys tale of the mummy tells us that this time, there may be. Louise lombard in tale of the mummy 1998 jason scott lee and louise. Overview of russell mulcahys tale of the mummy, 1999, directed by russell mulcahy, with jason scott lee, louise lombard, sean pertwee, at turner classic movies. Russell mulcahys tale of the mummy, talos the mummy. When they break into the burial chamber, they see taloss sarcophagus suspended from the ceiling. Talos the mummy tale of the mummy soundtrack cd details and availability. Released 1998, tale of the mummy stars jason scott lee, louise lombard, sean pertwee, lysette anthony the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 27 min, and received a score of out of 100 on. Talos the mummytale of a mummy leaps in with a remarkable arsenal of effects the film is coproduced by the high profile knb efx group makeup effects company with images of bandages and paper dragging victims away, wild visions of a skeletal figure formed out of bandages scuttling along a ceiling, and christopher lee who also played the title figure in hammers the mummy 1959. Trailer for tale of the mummy 1998 captured from the twin dragons 1992 vhs tape. Egyptian symbols and is given to dire mutterings about talos and the coming. Fifty years ago, sir richard turkel christopher lee met disaster while exploring the supposedly cursed tomb of the ancient egyptian tyrant talos. Indeed he proved far too strong for the mummies to defeat.1487 52 19 711 270 1381 1366 789 913 1178 369 1420 989 784 1365 272 570 445 797 668 1070 122 1542 276 774 766 920 1448 772 178 886 379 726 276 1333 981