The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor parents guide

The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

More problems with digging up the past.

Overall B-

As if he didn't dig up enough trouble in the last two Mummy movies, Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) is getting his hands dirty again! This time he's in China with his wife (Maria Bello) and son (Luke Ford), where a terra cotta army has been unearthed. When they accidentally awaken these clay warriors, their tyrannical Emperor (Jet Li) resumes his 2000 year-old quest to conquer the world.

Release date July 31, 2008

Violence C-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B-
Substance Use B-

Why is The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor PG-13 for adventure action and violence.

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Why is The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor rated PG-13? The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for adventure action and violence.

This story about a resurrected ancient Chinese warrior is nearly non-stop confrontation and violence, yet it falls short of including explicit and grotesque images. Many scenes portray humans in hand-to-hand combat using a variety of weapons, such as knives, swords and other devices. Guns are also involved with some human shootings and many digitally animated terra cotta soldiers and skeletons being blown apart by bullets. These creatures are depicted in various states of dismemberment (many are missing arms, legs or heads) and some are seen with arrows and swords sticking through their “bodies.” Sexual content includes a chorus line of scantily clad nightclub dancers, two instances of veiled verbal innuendo, and romantic talk between a married couple. Language is limited to a few mild profanities and terms of deity. Social drinking is depicted and one character quickly downs a drink after a stressful experience.

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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Violence. Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is directed by Rob Cohen and stars Brenden Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Luke Ford, Michelle Yeoh.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor movie is May 16, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy
Release Date: May 16, 2017

Universal Studios releases The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy to home video (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD). The collection features, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Bonus extras include

Disc 1 - The Mummy (1999):
- Features High Dynamic Range (HDR) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color
- Feature Commentary with Director Stephen Sommers and Editor Bob Ducsay
-  Feature Commentary with Actor Brendan Fraser
- Feature Commentary with actors Oded Fehr, Kevin J. O’Connor & Arnold Vosloo

Disc 2 - The Mummy Returns:
-  Features High Dynamic Range (HDR) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color
- Feature Commentary with Director/Writer Stephen Sommers and Executive Producer/Editor Bob Ducsay

Disc 3 - The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor:
-  Features High Dynamic Range (HDR) for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color
-  Feature Commentary with Director Rob Cohen

Disc 4 - The Mummy (1999):
- Digital Copy of The Mummy (1999) (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
- Deleted Scenes
- Feature Commentary with Director/Writer Stephen Sommers and Executive Producer/Editor Bob Ducsay
-  Feature Commentary with Actor Brendan Fraser
-  Feature Commentary with Actors Oded Fehr, Kevin J. O’Connor and Arnold Vosloo
-  The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Sneak Peek
-  Visual and Special Effects Formation
-  An Army to Rule the World Part 1
- Unraveling the Legacy of The Mummy
- Building a Better Mummy
-  Storyboard to Final Film Comparison
-  Photograph Montage
-  U-Control - Picture in Picture
-  BD-Live Enabled
-  My Scenes

Disc 5 - The Mummy Returns:
-  Digital Copy of The Mummy Returns (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
-  Outtakes
- Feature Commentary with Director/Writer Stephen Sommers and Executive Producer/Editor Bob Ducsay
-  Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Sneak Peek
- An Army to Rule the World Part 2
-  Unraveling the Legacy of The Mummy
-  Visual and Special Effects Formation
- An Exclusive Conversation with The Rock
- Spotlight On Location
-  Storyboard to Final Film Comparison
- Live “Forever May Not Be Long Enough” Music Video
- U-Control - Picture in Picture
- BD-Live Enabled
-  My Scenes

Disc 6 - The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor:
-  Digital Copy of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
-  U-Control - Scene Explorer
-  BD-Live - My Scenes Sharing
- BD-Live - Exclusive Content
- U-Control - Know Your Mummy
- U-Control - The Dragon Emperor’s Challenge
- U-Control - Picture in Picture
- U-Control - Visual Commentary with Director Rob Cohen
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- The Making of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
- From City to Desert
- Legacy of the Terra Cotta
- Feature Commentary with Director Rob Cohen

 

Release Date: 16 December 2008

If you unearth The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor on DVD, you’ll find the following loot: an audio commentary with director Rob Cohen, deleted and extended scenes, and some making-of featurettes (From City to Desert, Legacy of the Terra Cotta, A Call to Action: The Casting Process, Preparing for Battle with Brendan Fraser and Jet Li, Crafting the Emperor Mummy and Creating New and Supernatural Worlds). As well, there is a digital copy of the movie. Audio tracks are available in DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo (English) and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is releasing on Blu-ray too. This 2-disc set offers all of the above mentioned extras and a digital copy of the movie, plus some interactive features: My Scenes Sharing, Exclusive Content, Scene Explorer, Know Your Mummy, The Dragon Emperor’s Challenge, Picture in Picture and Visual Commentary with Director Rob Cohen. Audio tracks are available in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and DTS 5.1 Surround (French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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Brendan Fraser also starred in the prequels to this film, The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. An archeologist turns into an adventurer in the Indian Jones franchise too. Check out Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Temple of Doom, The Last Crusade and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (where the aging hero is paired with an younger sidekick).