The Mummy Returns

2001 film directed by Stephen Sommers

The Mummy Returns is a 2001 sequel to The Mummy film, in which the mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he wakes once again and resumes his quest for absolute power.

The creature will suck them dry and then become whole again.
Directed by Stephen Sommers. Written by Stephen Sommers

Ardeth BayEdit

  • [narrating] Five thousand years ago, a fierce warrior known as the Scorpion King led a great army on a campaign to conquer the known world. After a vicious campaign that lasted seven long years, the Scorpion King and his army were defeated and driven deep into the sacred desert of Ahm Shere. One by one, they slowly perished under the scorching sun...until only the great warrior himself was left alive. Near death, the Scorpion King made a pact with the dark god Anubis, that if Anubis would spare his life and let him conquer his enemies, he would give him his soul. Anubis accepted his offer and spared his life. Anubis gave the Scorpion King command of his army, and like an evil flood, they washed away all that lay before them. When his task was done, Anubis forced the Scorpion King to serve him for all time. His army was returned to the sands from whence they came...where they wait, silently, to be awakened once again.
  • There's a fine line between coincidence and fate.

Rick O'ConnellEdit

  • Oh, I hate mummies!
  • Look, fellas. Knowing my brother-in-law, he probably did something to deserve this. But this is my house, and I have certain rules about snakes and dismemberment.
  • You know, a couple of years ago, this would have been really strange to me.
  • Okay, now I'm a believer.


Rick: This is bad, Evy!
Evy: We've had bad before.
Rick: This is worse!

Jonathan: I told you! I told you!
Meela: And your point is?
Jonathan: My point is, I told you so you wouldn't kill me.
Meela: When did we make that arrangement?

Alex: Hey, the Book of the Dead!
Meela: What a bright little child. Your mother must be missing you terribly. If you wish to see her again, you better behave.
Alex: Lady, I don't behave for my parents, what makes you think I'm going to do it for you?
Lock-Nah: [threatening Alex] Silence!
Meela: Because your parents wouldn't slip poisonous snakes in your bed [kisses his cheek] while you're sleeping.

Imhotep: [in Egyptian] I know you can understand me, little one. So you must listen carefully because [in English] it is you who are the chosen one. You who will take me to Ahm-Shere.
Alex: What if I don't? What if I get a little lost?
Imhotep: [laughs] You are a strange little one. You are your father's son. But I know something you don't. This bracelet is a gift and a curse. The sands of time have already begun to pour against you.
Alex: Yeah, yeah. I already heard this part. From the minute I put the bracelet on, seven days do I have before the Scorpion King wakes up.
Imhotep: Did you also hear that if you do not enter the pyramid before the sun strikes it on that very morning that the bracelet will suck the life out of you?
Alex: [shocked] That part I missed. Hey, wait a minute, that means I only have five days left!
Imhotep: And I believe it would be nice trying not to get lost, don’t you?
Alex: My dad is going to kick your arse!
Imhotep: Hmm. [takes off his mask, smirking; Alex gasps and steps back] I do not think so.

Alex: Are we there yet?
Lock-Nah: No.
Alex: Are we there yet?
Lock-Nah: No.
Alex: Are we there yet?
Lock-Nah: No. No, no no no no NO!
(Lock-Nah sticks his knife into the table between Alex's fingers)
Alex: Whoa! That was amazing! Perfect aim!
Lock-Nah: What are you talking about? I missed.

Lock-Nah: When the time comes, I shall truly enjoy killing you.
Alex: But until that time, you better be a little nicer to me. Now, where's my water?
[Lock-Nah shoves the pitcher of water into Alex's hands]
Alex: No ice?

[Jonathan and an enemy soldier run into a clearing with stones while fleeing undead pygmies]
Jonathan: See that?! We're safe, we're safe! See those sacred stones, they'll never cross those!
Shafek: You are sure?
Jonathan: Yes, of course I'm sure!
[A pygmy notices them and attacks, spearing Shafek in the chest]
Jonathan: [after letting out a shriek of shock] Sorry! My mistake!

Jonathan: Pull me up! Pull me up!
[He sees the huge diamond on top of the pyramid]
Jonathan: Wait, wait. Let me down. Let me down!
Rick: It's not worth your life, you idiot!
Jonathan: Yes, it is! Yes, it is!

About The Mummy ReturnsEdit

  • "We worked with a guy called Dr. Stuart Smith from UCLA and he’s an Egyptologist. He put all this stuff on tape for us and it’s kind of the closest we can come to what we think the actual language sounded like. It’s like ancient Latin. When we speak Latin now we think it’s what it sounded like, but we’re not really sure. The problem with a lot of this Egyptian stuff is words like ‘look out’ become like 10 lines. Steve would go, ‘No, no, no. Lose the first four words. Say that word and then say the last word.’ So basically, I’d end up making the stuff up.


  • Adventure is reborn.
  • He will rise again.
  • The most powerful force on Earth is about to be unleashed... by the two people who should know better.


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