Myths, legends and stories about mummies have fascinated people all over the world for centuries. The development of cinema has made these stories even brighter, more diverse and more accessible. So today we want to share with you 12 of the best mummy movies for your evening viewing!
1. The Mummy (1999)
The first film in a great series that has become a classic of this genre. Unexpectedly, even for the director, the low-budget horror turned into a real blockbuster. Starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. American captain Rick Oconnell and librarian Evelyn Carnahan are looking for a way to the ancient city of the dead, and they accidentally awaken Imhotep. The Mummy has two sequels and a separate spin-off about The Scorpion King.
2. Tutankhamun (2016)
This is actually a mini-series, but there are only 4 episodes in it. Archaeologist Howard Carter (Max Irons) finds the tomb of Tutankhamun, which unexpectedly turns out to be untouched by the robbers. Why?
3. The Mummy: Resurrection (2014)
A group of archaeologists traditionally set off in search of the pharaoh’s tomb. They dream of going down in history, and in some way they succeed. And all because you should not read ancient books directly above the same ancient burial.
4. The Scorpion King (2002)
Spin-off “Mummy”, which also has several sequels. Scorpio I is a semi-mythical pharaoh played by Dwayne Johnson. And in the past – the mercenary Mateas, who must kill King Memnon.
5. The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele (2010)
Adele is a desperate journalist who loves sensations. She travels to Egypt with the determined intention of resurrecting the mummy of the healer Ramses II. Luc Besson, as always, is masterly balancing on the brink of absurdity!
6. Day of the mummy (2014)
Jack Wells (William McNamara) is an adventurer who spends his entire life in search of adventure. Collector Karl (Danny Glover) invites him to go to the tomb of Pharaoh Neferu, because unique jewelry is kept there.
7. The Mummy (2017)
That very rethinking of “The Mummy” with Tom Cruise and the charming Sofia Boutella as Princess Amonet. In the old knight’s tomb there are suspicious ancient Egyptian inscriptions. They tell the story of Pharaoh’s ruthless daughter who sold her soul to Set.
8. Captives of the sun (2013)
British horror film tells the story of a young student who finally embarks on an expedition to Egypt. He does not even suspect that he will meet with monsters and real gods.
9. Frankenstein vs. Mummy (2015)
There are days when you just want to watch some funny trash. And Damien Leon’s horror about the collision of two fantastic monsters – this is it!
10. Tutankhamun: The Curse of the Tomb (2006)
Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien) hunts the mystical Emerald Medallion. To do this, he must find the last fragment of the tablet in Cairo, but something goes wrong.
11. The Mummy: Prince of Egypt (1998)
Samantha (Louise Lombard) finds the travel diary of her grandfather who died while searching for a tomb in Egypt. Together with her friends, she wants to figure out what really happened then.
12. The mummy is alive (1993)
Mummy Azizu returns to the world of the living and finds a woman, whom he considers the reincarnation of his beloved. The film is based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Starring Tony Curtis.
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