Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Tale of the Mummy
Talos the Mummy

Nomination Year: 2005
SYNOPSIS:  An archaeological dig team unleashes a terrible curse -- the curse of the mummy Talos. Now, racing against time, they have to stop Talos as he attempts to recreate himself in order to rule the world.

Smithee Award Winner! "Alas, Poor Yorick"

Please Don't Squeeze the Shaman
Flushed by mummy wrappings. You know he's evil: He left the lid up!

Crummiest Ending

Mummy Wins
The hero kills the girl, but then it turns out the reincarnation of the Princess is actually the (male) hero. Mummy wins. Rowr.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Jason Scott Lee Though he is a Lee and starred in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, he's no relation to Bruce (like so many others) 
Louise Lombard Lady Davenport in Hidalgo 
Sean Pertwee Son of Dr. Who, Jon Pertwee 
Lysette Anthony  
Michael Lerner Overweight, babyfaced actor; Jack Lipnick in Barton Fink 
Jack Davenport "Norrington" from the Pirates of the Caribbean series of films 
Honor Blackman 50's/60's sexpot with a thing for spy roles, from Cathy Gale in "The Avengers" to Pussy Galore in Goldfinger 
Christopher Lee Crown Prince of the Horror genre; plays Dracula a lot 
Shelley Duvall Skinny and funny-looking, she played Olive Oyl in the Popeye movie and later produced children's series 
Director Claim to Fame
Russell Mulcahy  

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