Director Chuck Russell wanted to incorporate a physical feat into the movie which only The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) could perform. That is why there is a scene where the Rock springs to his feet from a position where he is lying on his back. Russell said that he had never seen a 6'3" man do that.
Is The Scorpion King considered a sequel to "The Mummy" and "The Mummy Returns"?
The Scorpion King is a spinoff of The Mummy Returns (2001). You could also call it a prequel, since it takes place before the events of that film.
What are the differences between the British BBFC 15 Version and the Uncut Version?
A headbutt has been removed from the final fight between the Acadian assassin Mathayus and the warlord Memnon in the BBFC version of the movie. A detailed comparison between both versions with pictures can be found here.
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