The Scorpion King

The Scorpion King
The Scorpion King
  • PG-13
  • 1h 31m
  • 2002
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Adventure rules! As the spectacular Mummy series explodes into a new realm of breathtaking, non-stop action in The Scorpion King! Unleashing WWE superstar The Rock as the most feared warrior of the ancient world, The Scorpion King plunges you into a sweeping tale filled with stunning fight sequences, awe-inspiring battles and pulse-pounding thrills. It's the ultimate special effects-powered epic and the must-see-and-see again adventure of the year!

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Common Sense Says
Action movie prequel has lots of death and violence.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Scorpion King is a 2002 action fantasy movie in which Dwayne Johnson plays a warrior seeking revenge for his brother's death at the hands of a ruthless king. There's a lot of action violence and frequent death, but there isn't much blood and there's no gore. Furthermore, the cheesiness of turn-of-the-century CGI special effects lessens the terror in, say, watching a man getting killed by an attacking swarm of red ants. There are some vivid and demonic images, including attacking cobras, an impaled body, and a dead child. And there are very vivid sound effects making on- and off-screen violence more explicit with spurting and squishing sounds. There are sexual references and innuendo, and non-explicit sexual situations, including two women in a man's bed. There are no four-letter words, but there is some profanity, such as "yak piss." A woman emerges from a bath naked with her long hair strategically covering her breasts.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Fantasy
  • Release Date:April 19, 2002
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
If purchased in:4K
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