Filmtracks: The Mummy (Jerry Goldsmith)
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Alex is captured by an Egyptian cult who have resurrected Imhotep; they wish to use Imhotep's power to defeat the Scorpion King, which would give him command of Anubis' army. Rick's associate from his past adventures, Izzy, a pilot, provides the group with transportation.
The bracelet gives Alex visions, directions to Ahm Shere that the cult follows. At each location, Alex leaves clues for his parents, who follow in Izzy's dirigible.
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Imhotep uses the Book of the Dead to give Meela Nais the soul of Anck-su-namun but by doing so he allows Evelyn to unlock the memories of her previous life as Princess Nefertiri, the bracelet's keeper and Pharaoh Seti I's daughter.
Lock-Nah discovers that Alex has been leaving clues, so Imhotep makes a wall of water that attacks the dirigible. The O'Connells crash in the jungle of Ahm Shere. Izzy stays with the dirigible in hopes of repairing it. The O'Connells attack the cult, and both groups are attacked by pygmy mummies.
They escape from the pygmies, who kill most of the cult except for Baltus. Imhotep and Anck-su-namun are unharmed due to Imhotep's powers and Anck-su-namun being the keeper of the Book of the Dead.
Rick and Alex run to the pyramid, barely making it before sunrise. The bracelet detaches from Alex's arm. Ardeth regroups with the Medjai in case Anubis' army rises. Anck-su-namun stabs Evelyn and kills her. Rick, grieving, pursues Imhotep. Baltus puts on the bracelet and revives the army. As Imhotep walks into the pyramid, Anubis takes his powers, wanting Imhotep to fight as a mortal.
Rick finds Imhotep summoning the Scorpion King and they fight. The Medjai engage the army. The Scorpion King interrupts Rick and Imhotep's fight. Jonathan and Alex collaborate to steal the Book of the Dead from Anck-su-namun. Alex uses the book to resurrect Evelyn, who duels with Anck-su-namun.The Mummy OST - Finale and End Credits
In a direct reference to the first film, Alex asks Jonathan for help to decipher a heiroglyphic; the same heiroglyphic Evelyn translates for Jonathan in first film. Alex and Jonathan go help Rick while Evelyn fights Anck-su-namun. It is revealed that the scepter that Jonathan has been carrying extends into a spear that can kill the Scorpion King.
The Medjai seemingly defeat Anubis' army despite heavy casualties, but see that they have only defeated the vanguard, and the full army is charging towards them. However, before the Anubis warriors hit the Medjai lines, Rick succeeds in killing the Scorpion King, sending him and his army back to the Underworld.
The Scorpion King's death breaks his oath with Anubis, causing the oasis to turn back into a desert, and the oasis is being sucked into the pyramid.
Rick and Imhotep are hanging from the edge of a pit that leads into the underworld. Evelyn risks her life to save Rick, but Anck-su-namun refuses to do the same for Imhotep, and abandons him.
Heartbroken about her desertion, he lets go of the ledge, falling into the underworld, to his death. Anck-su-namun, running away from the pyramid, falls into a pit of black scorpions, where she is covered and eaten to death. The O'Connells reach the top of the pyramid, which is being sucked into the desert. Izzy arrives with a modified dirigible and saves the O'Connells.
Jonathan grabs the diamond at the top of the pyramid. Ardeth Bay salutes them as they fly over him. Following his father's Footsteps Edit After their adventure, Alex lived a normal life and eventually earned a scholarship to a unknown university. When he was eighteen, he dropped out of education without his parents' knowledge and chose to become an archaeologist to seek fame and fortune like his father did.
Alex befriended Professor Roger Wilson an old friend of Rick'swhom possibly met at the university and learned archaeology. After leaving his education, he perused the tomb of Emperor Hanan ancient Chinese warlord who searched for the power of immortality. Once Wilson returns, the diggers discover the entrance and the duo decide to go.
Alex, Wilson, and a couple of diggers venture through the chamber, evading bobby traps which claim the three diggers. After solving the compass puzzle, Alex unlocks the concealed room and falls through. After gaining his senses, he looks around the room and sees the vast army and the dead leader upon his chariot. Examining the find, a mysterious female assassin attacks him and Wilson, but she escapes once Wilson shoots at her.
Alex and Wilson take the Emperor and his chariot to the Shanghai Museum. In Shanghai, Alex decides to go to his uncle Jonathan's club and is greeted in shock. Womanizing with a girl, he starts a fight with "Mad Dog" Maguirebut it's stop by Rick who had arrived with Evelyn.
After the incident, Alex brings his parents to the museum where the Dragon Emperor is stored, he leaves as Rick and Evie are held hostage by Wilson, General Yang and Choi. He meets Lin, the assassin who shows his parents being held hostage, but the two ambush the trio. The Dragon Emperor awakens during the fiasco, as Wilson is killed by the former. The O'Connell's and Lin chase after Han, but fail to stop him due to his abilities. The Emperor and General Yang's army make it there, and a battle ensues between the two factions.
During the battle, Lin calls in a trio of snow beasts called Yetis to give an advantage, as Rick and Alex distract Han from climbing the top to find Shangri-La's location. When Alex attempts to start an avalanche, Han sends his sword to him, but is stopped by Rick who takes the wound. Causing the avalanche, the group are protected by the Yetis. She heals Rick's wound as the family connect until the Emperor makes it to Shangri-La. Becoming immortal and gaining the ability to shapeshift, he takes Lin and heads back to China to raise his army.
The group head there to stop the Emperor, save Lin, and awake General Guo Zi Yaun's former lover and his army to have an advantage. The duo return to save Rick and Evie in time, but the Dragon Emperor has wounded Zi Yaun and eventually passes away and has passed the wall. Alex and Rick enter and battle the Dragon Emperor, whom they kill with the broken dagger. The group escape as Lin's father, Guo and his allies fade away in peace.
The group return to Shanghai to Jonathan's club, where Alex and Lin establish a relationship. Alex's relationship with his family has resolution, as Uncle Jonathan decides to head to Peru, where mummies have recently been discovered. Personality and Traits Edit As a boy, Alexander O'Connell was brave, clever and impetuous, but was also known to have an eye for trouble. Studious of ancient history, Alex knew about hieroglyphs and ancient lore from what his mother had taught him.
Though his knowledge of archaeology, history, ancient customs and even such skills as how to build custom mouse traps was considerable, Alex had an impatience for certain areas of knowledge, such as studying ancient languages as Latin, ancient Greek, or Chinese, and left school at an early age to seek adventure. His years of adventure, however, moulded him into a more dry and sarcastic person that acted often without thinking, relying on his knowledge of history and bravery to see him through.
His relationship with his father appears to be strained in adulthood, with the two disagreeing on certain things e. After his father was nearly killed by Han's sword, he changed his demeanor and ended his problems with his father. His relationship with his mother shows slight strain, but his ended once they reach the Himalayas.
In addition, his relationship with Lin shows frequent banter, as the two argue in the Himalayas on being "his type". Alex shows similar traits to his father, the two don't always think without acting and being skilled in weaponry and hand-to-hand combat. Professor Wilson even notes that he resembles his father when seeing him at Emperor Han's tomb.
That being said, he gained a rather vulgar speak than his father, showing this in The Mummy Returns when speaking to Imhotep. Despite being young, Alex is an intelligent and exceptional archaeologist, being able to solve puzzles. He was skilled in firearms, hand-to-hand, and able to speak English and Chinese Mandarin respectively.
He was also persuasive and confident, being able to get a group of diggers to aid him with Wilson funding the search. In addition, he loved woman, attempting to pick a girl in Jonathan's club which led to a brawl.