10 Movie Sequels Made Bad Through The Hero's Kid

10. Alex O'Connell - The Mummy Returns

Mummy Returns Alex Back when Dwayne Johnson (today referred to as franchise viagra), was still The Rock, he had a brief role in this movie, which came out to continue what was one of the summer of 1999's most pleasant surprises. But the lazily titled sequel to The Mummy lacked in the freshness and vigour of the original and featured a prominent child character that did not help the film at all. It turns out that between the first and second film, the Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz characters had a son. Don't get me wrong, I'd be happy for them, of course, but the fact is that this life-changing event makes our heroes more prudent and less bold, leaving much of the action to mischievous but harmless ten-year-old boy. Armed with a slingshot (of course) and supplied with endless "accidental" mini homages to his dad's adventures, little Alex O'Connell added too much comic relief to this film to the point where Imhotep's imposing persona was toned down considerably. The terribly rendered CGI scorpion monster with the face of The Rock did not help much either.

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