Hindustan Times

The Dark Universe of monster movies kicks off with the tragically terrible The Mummy. This is the worst film of Tom Cruise’s career. (read full review)

Times Of India

Tom Cruise manages to stay fit at the age of 54 because he spends a lot of time running in his action movies. He also endures copious amounts of physical abuse, ranging from getting beaten up to thrown around; all for our viewing pleasure, while he gets a hefty paycheck in return. It’s a fair trade for the most part – these are popcorn blockbusters that are mindless fun, and everyone is reasonably entertained. So it’s hardly a shocker that Cruise ends up going through his tried and tested ‘Mission Impossible’ motions in ‘The Mummy’. (read full review)

koimoi

The Mummy is just another Tom Cruise film where the 54-year old continues to sell us his man-child image. Neither scary nor engaging, we are certainly not looking forward to a sequel.  (read full review)

Common Sense Media

The first entry in Universal’s Dark Universe monster series gets things off to a so-so start; it tries to be a crowd-pleaser, but it seems its makers never decided exactly what kind of movie it is. Like the 1999 movie of the same name, The Mummy is an action movie above all. It casts Nick as a lovable scoundrel, and it makes many attempts at snappy humor between him and the other characters. There’s also at least one clever fight scene. But aside from a couple of simple jump-scares and references to other monsters, it’s not really a horror movie or a monster movie (it doesn’t really care about the monster), and it probably won’t warrant repeat viewings at Halloween time. (read full review)

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