Corrected entry: If the horsemen introduced are the leaders of the twelve tribes, why are there only nine of them? (00:58:20)
Corrected entry: When they talk in Egyptian (and they do, and some of it actually makes sense too.) they use the word Selaku for Scorpion. This is fine - Mr Smith who wrote the Egyptian did some work on pronounciation so he is as correct as he can be, but the Egyptians never used the letter L. It should be Seraku.
Corrected entry: In the bus chase scene they come across a bridge. A sign reads "low clearance" or whatever. The roof of the doubledecker bus gets cut off. There are two mistakes in that scene. (1) The bridge is the tower bridge of London. Doubledecker buses actually CAN pass under that bridge. (2) If there is a low clearance at one side of the bridge, why isn't it the same on the other side? On the opposing side they could just drive through without any obstacles.
Corrected entry: When the Medjai face the final onslaught of the Anubis' warriors, they keep their swords in a ready stance, but they don't move them even when the army hits them. That would be a perfect way to fight if they want their heads chopped off, since the swords would have no hitting power if swung from that stance. (01:54:45)
Corrected entry: In the beginning when they're running from the nile, they grab on to the steel grate above them... Didn't know the Egyptians made steel! (00:16:15)
Corrected entry: Probably one of the few times the plot of an entire movie hinged on a mistake. When Mathayus the Scorpion King is dying of thirst in the desert, he prays to Anubis, god of death, to bring him an invincible army to crush his enemies. Anubis does this, but in return makes Mathayus his eternal slave. The problem is: Anubis ISN'T the ancient Egyptian god of death. Although he almost always ends up miscast as this, the truth is he is the god of mummification and the GUARDIAN, not the god of, the dead. The true god of the dead is as yet unidentified in the Egyptian pantheon, but more likely than not belongs to Anubis's mother, Nephthys.
Corrected entry: When Rick, Evie, Jonathan and Alex are 'walking' up the pyramid at the end to be rescued, there are steps there for them. The Ancient Egyptians NEVER made pyramids with those kind of ridges on them. They were smooth and even if there were stairs. At the size that they were, the pyramid could only have been about 10 metres tall. (01:58:25)
Corrected entry: When Ardeth sends Horus back to report to the Med-jai, Horus flies over the bad guys and is seen by Lock-Jaw. Tell me this: If they were following the bad guys and the Med-jai were following them, how did Horus fly over the bad guys? They were in the opposite direction he was supposed to have gone. (01:16:30)
Corrected entry: In the first film, Imhotep must kill the Americans and take their organs etc. in order to regenerate. When he meets the first guy he takes his eyes and tongue, because before he had none. Then when he dies at the end, he is shown rotting back to his original, eye-less state. But in this film, when he is regenerated he already has eyes and a tongue, but he hasn't killed anyone yet. Where did they come from? (01:37:45)
Corrected entry: In the bus chase scene, Fraser shoots a shotgun through the roof of the bus. The damage that is done looks like single bullets were shot - not like the typical shotgun damage.
Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, when it shows the Meji on his horse, there are many tracks all around him, as if someone, or many people were there before.
Corrected entry: When Rick saves Evie from being thrown into the fire in the museum, he cuts the ropes that are binding her hands and feet. The ropes are still left around her wrists and ankles, but she can now run. For the next several minutes, as they are fighting the Mummy and his armed guards, her bindings appear and disappear. When Rick and Evie run from the museum and she stops to pull the bench in front of the doors, all of the ropes are completely gone.
Corrected entry: When the cast is sent back to ancient Egypt and after Arnold Vosloo and Patricia Velasquez have killed the king and she urges Imhotep to go. You can see at the bottom left hand corner, her arm from the present come into the scene but it is smaller than normal. Someone didn't get the timing right.
Corrected entry: When Rick climbs the bridge and sees the bad guys speed off down the left side of the road. A car is approaching in that lane and swerves into its own left lane to avoid it. That means the car was driving on the right side of the road...in London.
Corrected entry: When looking for the Oasis, Rick says something along the lines of "That's the Blue Nile down there. We must be out of Egypt be now". The Blue Nile starts in Sudan, hundreds of miles away.
Corrected entry: Please explain to me how after their son is kidnapped in London, Evie, Rick, and Jonathan, DRIVE up to the hot air balloon place in Cairo the very next morning? How long would it have taken in 1933 to get from London, England to Cairo, Egypt? In this movie, overnight. It can't be a time lapse - we know the kid has only a few days to get to the pyramid.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Anuck and Nefertitti are fighting with the short swords in front of a larger audience in ancient Egypt, they are using Japaneese daggers, called Sai. Talk about globalisation.
Corrected entry: In the scene where the balloon has crashed at the edge of the oasis of Ahm Shere, Izzy complains that he won't be able to get the balloon back in the air because he needs gas, or hot air at a push, neither of which is readily available in a desert oasis. The next we see of him is when he rescues Rick, Evy etc from the top of the pyramid. How exatly did he manage to re-inflate the balloon? It's never mentioned.
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