Movies about Archaeologists

Movies about Archaeologists
List of the best movies about archaeologists selected by visitors to our site: The Pyramid, National Treasure, Ragnarok, Prometheus, The Fifth Element, The Hunters, The Rundown, The Myth, The Mummy, The Exorcist.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration01:29

    A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:11

    Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
    CountryNorway
    Duration01:41

    Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia where no man traveling in modern times. Old runes take on new meaning when the secret they uncover is more frightening than anyone could have imagined.

    Markimdb: 7
    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:04

    A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
    CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:06

    In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

    Markimdb: 4.8
    Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA

    Imagine if all mythical artifacts, from Jason's Golden Fleece to Cinderella's glass slippers, were real. Well, they are -- and for centuries, a secret society called the Hunters has been sworn to protect them from an evil force called the Krugen.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:44

    When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of few words -- but it takes him all the discipline he can muster to work with Travis to nab a tyrant who's after the same treasure.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
    CountryHong Kong, China
    Duration01:57

    When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.

    Markimdb: 5.4
    Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA, China, Japan, United Kingdom
    Duration02:28

    Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

    Markimdb: 8.1
    Genrehorror
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:02

    12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genredrama, biography, history
    CountryUnited Kingdom

    As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Morocco
    Duration02:04

    Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for all eternity as a punishment for a forbidden love.

    Markimdb: 4.4
    Genrehorror, action, adventure
    CountryChina, Australia, Russia, Thailand
    Duration02:13

    An innocent discovery of a well-preserved mummified Emperor from 200 BC China unearths a 2000 year old nightmare - a secret that should have remained buried.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genredocumentary
    CountryLuxembourg, China, Russia, South Korea, USA
    Duration02:33

    A well-preserved mammoth carcass is found in the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, opening up the possibility of a world-changing “Jurassic Park” moment in genetics.

    Markimdb: 4.8
    Genrefantasy, adventure
    CountryChina
    Duration01:45

    Time Raiders is based on the online novel series Daomu Biji written by Xu Lei. It tells the story of explorers searching for the secrets of immortality in ancient tombs

    Markimdb: 5.4
    Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:32

    Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genrefantastic, adventure
    CountryUSA

    A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.

    Markimdb: 6.9
    Genrecomedy, drama, military
    CountryItaly, United Kingdom
    Duration01:57

    Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.

    Markimdb: 5.1
    Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
    CountryChina
    Duration03:01

    In 1979, a young soldier is working in China's snowcapped mountains when an explosion reveals bizarre fossils hidden deep in the mountain caverns. What they discover next will change his life and human history forever.

    Markimdb: 3.7
    Genrehorror, action, adventure, detective
    CountryUSA, Germany
    Duration01:25

    A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse

    Markimdb: 5.1
    Genrehorror, thriller
    CountryCanada

    A group of archaeologists uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada, dating over ten thousand years before the present. The team finds themselves isolated when their communication systems fail and it's not long before they begin to feel the effects of the solitude.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genrecomedy, drama
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:50

      Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

      Markimdb: 7.2
      Genredocumentary, history
      CountryUSA, Egypt

      This documentary follows a team of local archaeologists excavating never before explored passageways, shafts, and tombs, piecing together the secrets of Egypt’s most significant find in almost 50 years in Saqqara.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genrefantastic, action, adventure, detective
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:46

      A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

      Markimdb: 8.4
      Genreaction, comedy, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:55

      When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, detective
      CountryGermany
      Duration03:02

      STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from the year 2003. The bones also show traces of the present day. His theory of a time-traveler who made a video of Jesus is laughed at by everyone, however, including SHARON, an attractive Israeli woman he adores. Although no one appears to believe him, his find certainly seems to have generated interest: Steffen is attacked shortly afterwards in his hotel room by strange men; then he discovers that the German embassy and the secret service are after him; and when his friend DAN is murdered, he goes into hiding.

      Markimdb: 4.7
      Genreadventure
      CountryGermany
      Duration01:40

      On a dig in the remote Jordanian desert, maverick archaeologist Victoria Carter (Anna Friel) discovers an ancient scroll buried in the ruins of an old temple. It is encrypted with the location of the long lost Seal of Solomon, which, according to legend, was given to King Solomon by God himself. But this mighty treasure is also being sought by, amongst others, Victoria’s estranged father, renowned archaeologist Teddy Carter, who’s soon hot on its trail.

      Markimdb: 7.5
      Genrehorror, detective
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
      Duration01:51

      Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from 1976.

      Markimdb: 4.7
      Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
      CountryAustralia
      Duration01:33

      When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned, the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.

      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, short
      CountryFinland, Norway, France, Sweden
      Duration01:19

      It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell Santa to the misguided leader of the multinational corporation sponsoring the dig. Santa's elves, however, will stop at nothing to free their fearless leader from captivity. What ensues is a wildly humorous nightmare - a fantastically bizarre polemic on modern day morality. RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE is a re-imagining of the most classic of all childhood fantasies, and is a darkly comic gem soon to be required perennial holiday viewing.

      Markimdb: 3.9
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:07

      In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal differences, a reluctant romance, and official pressure to cease and desist) to thwart the Centro's attempts to resurrect a hidden Megarobot, with which they can challenge the prevailing order.

      Markimdb: 6
      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure
      CountryJapan

      Gan and his girlfriend Ai are mild-mannered toy shop owners by day but, when evil lurks, they transform into superheroes Yatterman 1 & 2. With the help of a dog-shaped robot, Yatterwoof, they take on the Doronbow gang, lead by the sexy Lady Doronjo. Together, they must stop the evil gang from finding the four magical skull pieces that will allow them to control the world!

      Markimdb: 5.6
      Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany
      Duration01:57

      Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genremelodrama, drama, music
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:26

      Estranged from her family, Franny returns home when an accident leaves her brother comatose. Retracing his life as an aspiring musician, she tracks down his favorite musician, James Forester. Against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s music scene, Franny and James develop an unexpected relationship and face the realities of their lives.

      Markimdb: 8.6
      Genrecomedy
      CountryUnited Kingdom

      The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, detective
      CountryFrance, USA
      Duration01:47

        An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.

        Markimdb: 7.6
        Genredocumentary
        CountryFrance, Germany, Chile, Spain

        In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body parts of loved ones, dumped unceremoniously by Pinochet's regime.

        Markimdb: 6.2
        Genrehorror, thriller, detective
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:33

        When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

        Markimdb: 3.6
        Genrehorror, fantastic
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:23

        From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences where X-rays reveal five diamond-like crystals hidden within the coffin. Technician Peter Sharpe steals the crystals but doesn't notice that the powerful X-ray has revived a green fungus. When the coffin is opened at a university press conference, the reporters uncover more than they bargained for. The mummy has disappeared... and the Time Walker is alive again!

        Markimdb: 7.7
        Genredocumentary
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        Duration00:30

        David Attenborough tells the story of the discovery and reconstruction in Argentina of the world's largest-known dinosaur, a brand new species of titanosaur. Measuring 37m long and weighing 70 metric tons, it now holds the record as the biggest animal ever to walk the Earth. In 2014, a shepherd spotted the tip of a gigantic fossil bone sticking out of a rock in La Flecha Farm in the Chubut Province in the Argentinian desert. Palaeontologists soon uncovered a massive 2.4m long thigh bone, the largest ever found. By the end of the dig they had uncovered more than 220 bones. As the programme reveals, these all belong to a new species of the giant plant-eating titanosaur. Filmed over the next two years, Attenborough witnesses the uncovering and examination of these stupendous fossils and the dramatic construction of the complete skeleton. The film also reveals the internal secrets of this dinosaur and what it means to be a giant.

        Markimdb: 5.9
        Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
        CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
        Duration01:30

          A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins

          Markimdb: 6.2
          Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:33

          A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, but when they reach their destination they must escape from some Viking descendants who will kill to keep their existence a secret.

          Mark
          Genreadventure, family
          CountryRussia

          Eleven years old boy is looking for the legendary treasure of Ermak.

          Markimdb: 6.2
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:59

          Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by sharing their experiences with each other.

          Markimdb: 4.4
          Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
          CountryNorway

          A failed treasure hunter tricks his girlfriend into going on a vacation to Mallorca, hoping to both fix the relationship and find the legendary Ghost Dagger, with deadly consequences.

          Markimdb: 8
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
          CountryUSA

          Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions.

          Markimdb: 4.9
          Genrehorror, fantastic, action
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:38

            Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

            Markimdb: 5.7
            Genrefantastic, action, adventure, military
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:56

            A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.

            Markimdb: 5.6
            Genrehorror, thriller
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            Duration01:32

            Cassie Grant (Christina Ricci) is a young girl from the United States who is wandering through England on foot. On her way to Ashby Wake Cassie is hit by a car. The driver of the car, Mrs Marion Kirkman (Kerry Fox), immediately calls an ambulance. During an examination at the local hospital the doctor comes to the conclusion that Cassie only has some scratches and not even a concussion, but Cassie has lost her memory due to the accident. She only knows her name and mother country, but she does not know which town she comes from, who her family is and why she is in England.

            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genrecomedy, drama
            CountryUSA

            A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the road together in the Southwest to search out an old family secret that connects to their past.




            MoviesList