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The Scorpion King (2002) Movie



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Overview

Language
English

Country
(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
5.4/ 10 (61106 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and some sensuality

Production Company
Alphaville Films [us]
BT Film [be] - (uncredited)
Kalima Productions GmbH & Co. KG [de]
Universal Pictures [us] - (presents)
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(Netherlands) - 15 April 2002
(USA) - 17 April 2002
(Australia) - 18 April 2002
(New Zealand) - 18 April 2002
(Philippines) - 18 April 2002

Running Time
92

Tagline
Warrior. Legend. King.

Keywords
action-hero, ambush, ancient-egypt, ant, archery, arm-wrestling, arrow, arrow-catching, assassin, axe, battle, battlefield, betrayal, bow, boy, brawl, camel, catapult, cave, character-name-in-title, city, cobra, combat, cross-dressing, crystal,

Technical Support
CAM:Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL, Panavision Primo and Zeiss Lenses
CAM:Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo and Zeiss Lenses
CAM:Panavision Panastar, Panavision Primo and Zeiss Lenses
LAB:FotoKem Laboratory, Burbank (CA), USA
MET:2489 m - (Germany, cut version)
MET:2502 m - (Germany, uncut version)
MET:2567 m - (Sweden)
OFM:35 mm - (Eastman EXR 100T 5248, Kodak Vision 500T 5279)
PCS:Super 35
PFM:35 mm - (anamorphic) (Fuji F-CP 3519D)
RAT:2.35 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Afable, Sean Michael as (as Sean Michael) [Boy at Well] <39>
  2. Brand, Steven (I) as [Memnon] <2>
  3. Cetrone, Richard as [Barbarian Guard] <56>
  4. Cueto, Esteban as [Third Akkadian] <14>
  5. Demirjian, Shant as [Army Leader] <54>
  6. Duncan, Michael Clarke as [Balthazar] <3>
  7. Eric, Wayne as (uncredited) [Red Turban Soldier]
  8. Facinelli, Peter as [Takmet] <7>
  9. Gonzalez, Brandon as [Boy with Dates] <48>
  10. Gracia, Tony as (uncredited) [Bazaar Merchant]
  11. Haddad, Zuhair as (uncredited) [Bazaar Merchant]
  12. Henschel, Andre as [Memnon Soldier] <17>
  13. Hermz, Nick as [Guard at Ant Pit] <19>
  14. Heslov, Grant as [Arpid] <6>
  15. Hill, Bernard (I) as [Philos] <5>
  16. Hilow, Michael as (as Mike Hilow) [Guard at Ant Pit] <18>
  17. Iannello, Tim as [Perfume Merchant] <24>
  18. John, Wesley as [Guard at Gomorrah Gate] <20>
  19. Johnson, Dwayne (I) as (as The Rock) [Mathayus] <1>
  20. Kramer, Barry (I) as [Sword Merchant] <22>
  21. Leong, Al as [Asian Training Master] <31>
  22. Mane, Tyler as (uncredited) [Barbarian Chieftain]
  23. Maniaci, Jim as [Palace Guard] <53>
  24. Maropis, Adoni as [Doubting General] <40>
  25. Miklos, George as (uncredited) [Vendor]
  26. Moeller, Ralf as [Thorak] <8>
  27. Park, Woon Young as [Asian Training Fighter] <32>
  28. Quartaroli, Peter as [Vision Archer] <49>
  29. Rees, Roger as [King Pheron] <10>
  30. Rethwisch, Gus as [Barbarian Guard] <55>
  31. Richmond, Branscombe as [Jesup] <9>
  32. Rivera, Mailon as (uncredited) [Falconer]
  33. Roberts, Conrad as [Chieftain] <12>
  34. Rosario, Marcio as (uncredited) [Red Turban]
  35. Rotolo, Terence J. as (uncredited) [Palace Guard 2]
  36. Ruskin, Joseph as [Tribal Leader] <13>
  37. Schwartz, Scott L. as (as Scott Schwartz) [Torturer] <16>
  38. Sloan, Paul as [Soldier] <34>
  39. Sterling, Andrei as (uncredited) [Balthazar's Bandit]
  40. Steven, Joseph as (uncredited) [Ambush Bandit]
  41. Stewart, Nils Allen as [Torturer] <15>
  42. Sweeney, Te Amir as [Urchin] <30>
  43. Sweeney, Tutu as [Street Urchin] <28>
  44. Tokuhiro, Yuki as [Urchin] <29>
  45. Tuiasosopo, Peter Navy as [Night Gate Guard] <50>
  46. Verreaux, Ed as (uncredited) [Pasha on Elephant]
  47. White, Bernard (I) as [Falconmaster] <41>
  48. Winn, Mark (II) as (uncredited) [Egyptian Thief]
  49. Young, Marcus (I) as [Asian Training Fighter] <33>
  50. Alberti, Sole as [Harem Girl] <36>
  51. Altice, Summer as [Warrior Woman] <47>
  52. Aubert, K.D. as [Harlot] <25>
  53. Baker, Kitana as (uncredited) [Barbarian Woman]
  54. Baney, Michelle as [Bazaar Barmaid] <21>
  55. Bentley, Amanda as [Courtesan] <51>
  56. Bobiwash, Jennifer as (uncredited) [Bazaar Merchant]
  57. Burton, Heather (I) as [Warrior Woman] <44>
  58. Campagna, Christie as (uncredited) [Bazaar Side Waitress]
  59. Castro, Angelica as [Harlot] <27>
  60. Dali, Tracy as (uncredited) [Harlot]
  61. Fadhli, Amy as (uncredited) [Warrior Woman]
  62. Flux, Nikki as [Warrior Woman] <45>
  63. Hagan, Jamie as (uncredited) [Harlot]
  64. Howard, Sherri as [Queen Isis] <11>
  65. Hu, Kelly as [The Sorceress] <4>
  66. Hunter, Amy (I) as [Warrior Woman] <42>
  67. Jimenez, Pennelope as [Harem Girl] <38>
  68. Lupo, Diana R. as (as Diana Lupo) [Warrior Woman] <43>
  69. McMahon, Marissa as [Bird Merchant] <23>
  70. Michaels, Julie (I) as (uncredited) [Harem Girl]
  71. Moore, Rachel (II) as [Warrior Woman] <46>
  72. Nilia, Radhaa as (uncredited) [Harlot]
  73. Orellana, Claudi E. as (as Claudia Orellana) [Courtesan] <52>
  74. Rabb, Talani as [Harem Girl] <35>
  75. Reece, Somaya as (uncredited) [Harlot]
  76. Roderick, Rachelle as (uncredited) [Balthazar's Warrior Women]
  77. Rodríguez, Cristina (III) as [Harem Girl] <37>
  78. Vera, Sonia as [Harlot] <26>

Genres

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Thriller

Full Plot

In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to fortell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fufill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King. Anonymous Plot not found

Total Business

AD: 120,387 (Argentina) (14 May 2002) AD: 85,330 (Argentina) (7 May 2002) AD: 34,730 (Argentina) (30 April 2002) AD: 994,291 (Brazil) (2 June 2002) AD: 961,284 (Brazil) (26 May 2002) AD: 902,329 (Brazil) (19 May 2002) AD: 790,655 (Brazil) (12 May 2002) AD: 606,984 (Brazil) (5 May 2002) AD: 235,245 (Brazil) (28 April 2002) (268 screens) AD: 929,763 (Germany) (26 May 2002) AD: 881,208 (Germany) (19 May 2002) AD: 808,138 (Germany) (12 May 2002) AD: 635,524 (Germany) (5 May 2002) AD: 300,395 (Germany) (28 April 2002) AD: 179,949 (Netherlands) (31 December 2002) AD: 56,949 (Norway) (19 May 2002) AD: 22,535 (Norway) (28 April 2002) AD: 1,333,376 (Spain) (31 October 2002) AD: 1,246,103 (Spain) (10 August 2002) AD: 1,204,866 (Spain) (30 May 2002) AD: 726,163 (Spain) (5 May 2002) AD: 505,624 (Spain) (2 May 2002) (opening week) BT: USD 60,000,000 CP: Kalima Productions GmbH & Co. KG GR: USD 90,341,670 (USA) (23 June 2002) GR: USD 90,032,520 (USA) (16 June 2002) GR: USD 89,541,345 (USA) (9 June 2002) GR: USD 88,876,580 (USA) (2 June 2002) GR: USD 87,916,715 (USA) (27 May 2002) GR: USD 85,191,780 (USA) (19 May 2002) GR: USD 80,934,290 (USA) (12 May 2002) GR: USD 74,259,075 (USA) (5 May 2002) GR: USD 61,313,785 (USA) (28 April 2002) GR: USD 36,075,875 (USA) (21 April 2002) GR: USD 91,047,077 (USA) GR: GBP 4,944,146 (UK) (19 May 2002) GR: GBP 4,737,075 (UK) (12 May 2002) GR: GBP 4,091,139 (UK) (5 May 2002) GR: GBP 3,312,846 (UK) (28 April 2002) GR: GBP 1,610,794 (UK) (21 April 2002) GR: USD 164,996,077 (Worldwide) GR: USD 73,949,000 (Worldwide) (except USA) GR: HKD 11,584,533 (Hong Kong) (29 May 2002) GR: USD 598,260 (India) (8 August 2002) GR: USD 563,260 (India) (1 August 2002) GR: USD 415,343 (India) (25 July 2002) GR: EUR 3,374,690 (Italy) (30 November 2002) GR: EUR 3,300,618 (Italy) (19 May 2002) GR: EUR 3,139,224 (Italy) (12 May 2002) GR: EUR 2,696,314 (Italy) (5 May 2002) GR: EUR 1,504,194 (Italy) (28 April 2002) GR: USD 2,064,837 (Russia) (4 August 2002) GR: EUR 5,937,198 (Spain) (31 October 2002) GR: EUR 5,648,344 (Spain) (10 August 2002) GR: EUR 5,828,000 (Spain) (9 June 2002) GR: EUR 5,486,602 (Spain) (30 May 2002) GR: EUR 1,371,000 (Spain) (28 April 2002) OW: USD 36,075,875 (USA) (21 April 2002) (3,444 screens) OW: GBP 1,610,794 (UK) (21 April 2002) (408 screens) OW: USD 415,343 (India) (25 July 2002) OW: EUR 934,906 (Italy) (28 April 2002) (282 screens) OW: EUR 1,371,000 (Spain) (28 April 2002) (274 screens) WG: USD 180,135 (USA) (23 June 2002) (275 screens) WG: USD 323,595 (USA) (16 June 2002) (423 screens) WG: USD 386,590 (USA) (9 June 2002) (577 screens) WG: USD 594,080 (USA) (2 June 2002) (752 screens) WG: USD 1,843,965 (USA) (27 May 2002) (1,524 screens) WG: USD 2,912,675 (USA) (19 May 2002) (2,555 screens) WG: USD 4,925,070 (USA) (12 May 2002) (3,219 screens) WG: USD 9,046,660 (USA) (5 May 2002) (3,466 screens) WG: USD 18,038,270 (USA) (28 April 2002) (3,449 screens) WG: USD 36,075,875 (USA) (21 April 2002) (3,444 screens) WG: GBP 111,470 (UK) (19 May 2002) (245 screens) WG: GBP 285,810 (UK) (12 May 2002) (346 screens) WG: GBP 545,406 (UK) (5 May 2002) (379 screens) WG: GBP 1,048,482 (UK) (28 April 2002) (407 screens) WG: GBP 1,610,794 (UK) (21 April 2002) (408 screens) WG: USD 35,000 (India) (8 August 2002) WG: USD 147,917 (India) (1 August 2002) WG: USD 415,343 (India) (25 July 2002) WG: EUR 96,007 (Italy) (19 May 2002) (76 screens) WG: EUR 272,033 (Italy) (12 May 2002) (132 screens) WG: EUR 655,480 (Italy) (5 May 2002) (252 screens) WG: EUR 117,520 (Spain) (9 June 2002) (104 screens) WG: EUR 167,730 (Spain) (2 June 2002) (200 screens) WG: EUR 1,371,000 (Spain) (28 April 2002) (274 screens)

Movie Certificate

18SG (Malaysia)
12 (Iceland)
12 (South Korea)
M (New Zealand)
15 (UK)(uncut)
PG13 (Singapore)(re-rating)
13 (Argentina)
M (Australia)
12 (Brazil)
K-11 (Finland)
U (France)
16 (Germany)
IIA (Hong Kong)
A (India)
12 (Netherlands)
15 (Norway)
14 (Peru)
PG-13 (Philippines)
M/12 (Portugal)
PG (Singapore)
13 (Spain)
11 (Sweden)
12 (Switzerland)(canton of Geneva)
12 (Switzerland)(canton of Vaud)
12 (UK)(cut)
PG-13 (USA)

Music Composers

  1. Debney, John

Cinematographers

  1. Leonetti, John R.

Dress Designers

  1. Bloomfield, John

Distributors

Argentina Video Home [ar] - (200?) (Argentina) (VHS)
CIC-Taft Home Video [au] - (Australia) (VHS)
East West [ru] - (2002) (Russia) (theatrical)
SBS6 [nl] - (2005) (Netherlands) (TV)
United International Pictures (UIP) [ch] - (2002) (Switzerland) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [de] - (2002) (Germany) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [es] - (2002) (Spain) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [gr] - (2002) (Greece) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [it] - (2002) (Italy) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [nl] - (2002) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [se] - (2002) (Sweden) (theatrical)
Universal Pictures Benelux [nl] - (2002) (Netherlands) (VHS)
Universal Pictures Benelux [nl] - (2008) (Netherlands) (DVD) (HD DVD)
Universal Pictures Nordic [se] - (2003) (Sweden) (DVD)
Universal Pictures Nordic [se] - (2007) (Sweden) (DVD) (HD DVD)
Universal Pictures [us] - (2002) (USA) (theatrical)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment [us] - (2008) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment [us] - (2010) (USA) (DVD) (The Scorpion King Action Pack)
Universal Studios Home Video [us] - (2002) (USA) (VHS)

Misc

  1. Andrews, Tamara (I) (animal trainer)
  2. Angelova, Stella (dancer)
  3. Barbosa, Analisa (assistant: Mr. Misher)
  4. Bero, Brian (armorer)
  5. Blau, Andrew (I) (production secretary: second unit re-shoots)
  6. Booher-Ciarimboli, Linda (specialty crafts supervisor)
  7. Brattson, Michelle (location assistant production coordinator)
  8. Brennan, Linda (dialect coach)
  9. Broin, Trent (production assistant)
  10. Bronskill, Richard (auricle operator)
  11. Burton, Trisha (script supervisor: second unit)
  12. Carville, Sean (second assistant accountant)
  13. Castro, Juan (V) (assistant: Mr. Russell)
  14. Chambers, Mark (II) (production safety) (uncredited)
  15. Cheng, Andy (II) (fight choreographer)
  16. Chickey, Michael (assistant location manager)
  17. Cody, Richard (I) (key craft services)
  18. Crutchfield, Maureen 'Mo' (accountant: second unit)
  19. Dalton, J.J. (additional set production assistant)
  20. Docherty, Steven (accounting clerk) (uncredited)
  21. Dronet, Dragon (armorer)
  22. Evans, Jerry (I) (choreographer)
  23. Fauser, Conny (title designer: main titles)
  24. Frank, Rob (key assistant location manager)
  25. Freudeman, Sarah (assistant to writer)
  26. Frommholz, Monica (assistant production coordinator)
  27. Gallaghan, Rachael Lin (assistant production coordinator)
  28. Garcia, Hiram (assistant: The Rock)
  29. Greening, Terri (accountant: re-shoot)
  30. Greening, Terri (post-production accountant)
  31. Gueterres, Raul (assistant to producers)
  32. Hader, Bill (production assistant)
  33. Hennelly, Denis (production coordinator: second unit)
  34. Hinton, Gregory (II) (stand-in) (as Greg Hinton)
  35. Hsieh, Vickie M. (assistant to producer)
  36. Hunter, Stephani (assistant production coordinator: Mammoth)
  37. Jewell, Linda (stand-in)
  38. Kappy, Greg (assistant location manager)
  39. Kawecki, Gregg (production assistant)
  40. Kelso, John (metal sculptor) (uncredited)
  41. Kemp, Jamie (chef)
  42. Kirkland, S. Dylan (production assistant)
  43. Kosugi, Shô (choreographer: taiko)
  44. Krieger, Christian (assistant location manager)
  45. Lawson, Jeremy (I) (production assistant)
  46. Lifshin, Dave (production assistant)
  47. Linck, David (unit publicist)
  48. Marcus, Ella (craft service)
  49. Marquis, Georgina (production secretary)
  50. McGovern, Shaun M. (first assistant accountant)
  51. Milan, Lena (stand-in) (uncredited)
  52. Moreno, Luis (VII) (board operator: second unit)
  53. Napoli, Don (payroll accountant)
  54. Nasraway, John (production assistant)
  55. Neale, Michael (I) (location manager)
  56. Nelson, Rebecca (I) (assistant: Mr. Jacks)
  57. Neumeier, Jeffrey (second assistant accountant)
  58. Norberg, John (I) (archery trainer)
  59. Padovich, Joseph Kelly (mechanic)
  60. Palmer, Chris (V) (assistant: Sean Daniel)
  61. Peckham, Jesse (assistant: Mr. Sommers)
  62. Pedevilla, Jennifer (payroll accountant)
  63. Piccirillo, Mike (I) (office production assistant: re-shoots)
  64. Pirelli, Kathleen (animal trainer)
  65. Popelka, Jacqui (production coordinator)
  66. Poveda, Edward (payroll accountant)
  67. Quartaroli, Peter (stand-in)
  68. Reynolds, Paul 'Sled' (animal coordinator) (as Sled Reynolds)
  69. Riggs, Betty (production secretary)
  70. Roberts, Jim (III) (set medic)
  71. Ronten, Tricia (script supervisor)
  72. Rorie, Scott (set production assistant)
  73. Schagen, Jim (stand-in)
  74. Scottel, Traceigh (assistant production coordinator: second unit)
  75. Soderquist, Kristina (production accountant)
  76. Stevens, Jeffrey D. (key medic)
  77. Tighe, Ryan (I) (additional production assistant)
  78. Van Horne, Mark (laboratory contact)
  79. Vegh, Ely (draper/cutter)
  80. Wagner, Dana (production assistant)
  81. Warren, Ty (I) (production executive: Alphaville)
  82. Washbrook, Wendy (extras set coordinator)
  83. Whitmore, Tony (II) (set medic: second unit)
  84. Williams, Tim (VIII) (animal trainer) (uncredited)
  85. Winfrey, Amy Denning (payroll accountant: second unit)
  86. Young, Howard (I) (production accountant: second unit)
  87. Zazza, Beth (assistant: Mr. McMahon)

Quotes

[after rescuing Jesup from certain death] Mathayus: You're lucky we have the same mother. Arpid: Let me tell you, after a long day of looting and pillaging, there is no greater city than Gomorrah... except maybe Sodom. Jesup: Live free. Mathayus: Die well. Mathayus: Live free. Balthazar: Rule well. Arpid: Where are we going? Mathayus: The Valley of the Dead. Arpid: No one goes through the Valley of the Dead. That's why they call it the Valley of the Dead. [the Scorpion King & the sorceress ride away on the camel] Arpid: Wait for me please! [Memnon's Guards can be heard heading towards Mathayus and his young guide] Mathayus: Get ready! I'll kill half, you kill half! Urchin: [the boy stares at him quizically] Mathayus: All right. I'll kill them all! Urchin: [Tugs on Mathayus' arm] Why don't we go around and not kill any? [Mathayus revives an unconscious Arpid] Arpid: What happened? Mathayus: You got us in! I knew you could do it. A jug of your finest wine for my road-weary friend here. Arpid: Wait a minute... the last thing that, that I remember was this huge Akkadian fist coming straight into my... The Sorceress: Rivers of blood will never bring peace. Memnon: But they will bring obedience. That is enough for now. [about the catapult in his laboratory] Philos: It was meant to be a quick means of transportation, but there was a little problem with the landings. Balthazar: Watch yourself Akkadian Mathayus: No need for concern, Miss. Balthazar: Ohh he's gonna pay for that. [Mathayus, Arpid, and the Sorceress have stopped at a pond] The Sorceress: Do you think it's safe to drink? [Arpid jumps into the pond] Mathayus: Not anymore. [Mathayus enters a room where Philos is working] Philos: Good lord. Are you going to kill me? Mathayus: Maybe later. Philos: Like ALL of my inventions, Memnon will try to use it for war. Mathayus: Where is Memnon? Philos: Ay, you mean to kill him, do you? Mathayus: [raises his sword to Philos' throat] Yes. Balthazar: Who dies first? The Sorceress: If you face Memnon, you'll die! That is your destiny. Mathayus: I make my own destiny. [they kiss] Queen Isis: You're judgment is clouded! Balthazar: My judgment keeps all of you alive! Mathayus: I've come for the woman... and your head. Mathayus: [after catching their fee] As long as one of us still breathes, the Sorcerer will die. [they turn to leave. Balthazar pulls Mathayus's kama out of a pole] Balthazar: Assassin! [Mathayus turns, Balthazar throws the kama. Mathayus catches it] Mathayus: Him... we'll kill for free. Jesup: Horses are faster. Mathayus: But camels are smarter. Mathayus: And how is it you see this? I thought you lost your powers when you... [arches brow, suggestively] The Sorceress: Can you think of a better way to keep a king from taking advantage? [smiles] Neither could my ancestors. Mathayus: You! You betrayed your own father? Takmet: Yes. He was very shocked. [holds up his father's head] Takmet: You could tell by the look on his face. Arpid: [tied upside down over a fire] Stop! Stop, listen to me! I am a high priest of Set! Spare me, and I shall bless thee in five different languages! Torturer: You'll scream in five different languages, horse thief. [first lines] [the barbarian chieftain is holding up a skull] Barbarian Chieftain: We have killed Babylonians! [the barbarians cheer, he holds up another] Barbarian Chieftain: We have killed Mesopotamians! [the barbarians cheer] Barbarian Chieftain: But we have never had the pleasure of killing... an Akkadian. Jesup: [Tied up] May the gods have pity on you, for my brother will not. [Mathayas storms in and kills the Barbarians] Mathayus: I may be a king, but I'm a wrestler first. [piledrives guard] [Mathayus and Arpid are buried up to their necks in sand. Around them, the guard drops burning scraps of cloth into the ant mounds] Arpid: Fascinating, isn't it? The smoke, it causes the fire ants to abandon their homes, you see? [the fire ants swarm out of the mounds, towards them] Arpid: All the sooner to feast on our naked heads. [laughs] Mathayus: You think this is funny? Arpid: It's a little bit funny, yes. You see, I am about to escape, while you on the other hand are about to die a horrible death, for leaving me to die last night! [after getting inside the city gates] Mathayus: All right, that was the easy part. Everybody know what to do? Balthazar: Cripple the guards. Philos: Ignite the powder. Arpid: And try not to get killed. [after getting inside the city, the Urchin pokes his head out of the wagon] Mathayus: What are you doing here? You could get hurt! Urchin: So could you! Balthazar: Where do you think you're going with my horse? Arpid: To Gomorroh. Nothing we say will stop him. Balthazar: Without your sorceress? Mathayus: She returned to save the lives of you and your people. I won't let her face Memnon's wrath alone. Step aside. Balthazar: Akkadian, you're riding to your death. If I let you ride alone... [pause. Balthazar grins] Balthazar: What glory would there be left for me? [walking through the desert, Mathayus, Arpid, and Cassandra hear a huge explosion and a plume of smoke rises. Philos appears, soot-covered and grinning ecstatically] Philos: It works! It works! [sees them] Philos: My lady! How lovely to see you in this desolate place! Here, let me show you! It works! Come, come! [Cassandra runs to him] Philos: My lady sorceress... you see? I worked it out. My Chinese formula. My magic powder works! All I needed was salt - peter salt. It was here all the time! This place is just full of it! By the way, do any of you happen to have any water?

Other Titles

  1. Il re scorpione (2002) (ENG)
    (Italy)

  2. The Scorpion King (2002) (ENG)
    (Germany)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - 200 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, California, USA
  2. Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park - 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA
  3. Bronson Caves, Bronson Canyon, Griffith Park - 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA
  4. Malibu, California, USA - (Cassandra heals Mathayus)
  5. Mystery Mesa, California, USA
  6. Palm Springs, California, USA
  7. San Diego, California, USA
  8. Santa Clarita, California, USA
  9. Square of Warriors, Backlot, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
  10. Stage 28, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA - (studio)
  11. Stage 29, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
  12. Stage 41, Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
  13. Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park - 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Rd., Agua Dulce, California, USA
  14. Yuma, Arizona, USA

Trivia

- This movie is a prequel to a sequel (_The Mummy Returns (2001)_ (qv)) to a movie (_The Mummy (1999)_ (qv)) that was a re-make of another movie (_The Mummy (1932)_ (qv)) that was made 70 years prior.

- More scenes had to be shot due to the movie being around 70 minutes long after being edited

- 'Dwayne Johnson (I)' (qv) has said that he intentionally shied away from using any trademarks of his WWF character The Rock, in order to give the Scorpion King character a life of its own. The only exception was "The People's Eyebrow," which he does in response to another character's reference to a harem. He said he included the People's Eyebrow to acknowledge the "millions and millions" of Rock fans. However, The Rock's Entry music is included briefly in the score.

- 'Vince McMahon' (qv) is an Executive Producer on the movie only because of the use of the name "The Rock" which he owns.

- While filming the fight scene between Mathayus and Balthazar, 'Michael Clarke Duncan' (qv) accidentally leaned too far forward, allowing 'Dwayne Johnson (I)' (qv)'s elbow to make direct contact with his jaw, knocking him to the ground.

- 'Dwayne Johnson (I)' (qv)/The Rock's payday of $5.5

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