Movies about Egypt

Movies about Egypt
List of the best movies about Egypt, selected by visitors to our site: No Surrender, Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb, Day of the Mummy, The Mummy Resurrected, My Way, The Mummy, Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Scorpion King: Book of Souls, Gentlemen, Good Luck!‎, Gods of Egypt.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

No Surrender (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, military, history
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

During the 1940s, a girl was raped by a group of English soldiers, and three young Egyptians retaliate. The British soldier is being held at the Karamouz police station in Alexandria, headed by General Youssef al-Masri. General Frank Adams demands that the English soldier be handed over to him, but Yusuf refuses. The British army is led to block the police station, and enters a fierce confrontation with General Yusuf and the rest of the Egyptian soldiers.

Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredocumentary, history
CountryUSA, Egypt
PlaceEgypt, Tomb

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.

Day of the Mummy (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
CountryUSA, Venezuela
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Mummies, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Welcome to Egypt, land of the Pharaohs. A place steeped in history and legend; Gods and spiritual guides; untold wealth – and the bone-cracking, blood-spilling guardians of its riches. Jack Wells has arrived in Egypt in search of the famous diamond known as The Codex Stone. His journey leads him to the tomb of the cursed King Neferu, cursed not by name but by nature. With his centuries-old slumber disturbed by timeless human greed, the King rises from the dead with a blood-lust that cannot be quenched and a raging fury that will shred flesh from bone, bringing terrible and tormented death to all who dare witness the Day of the Mummy.

The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Markimdb: 1.8
PlotSurvival, Mummies, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceEgypt, Caves
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A team of archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its eternal tomb.

My Way (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersMusicians, Womanizers
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Music
PlaceEgypt, France, Casino
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Serious

A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

The Mummy (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Kings, Horses, Gods
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Mummies
PlaceAircraft, Egypt, Pyramid, London, Tomb
StyleUnexpected ending

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.

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
CharactersGods, Jews, Slaves, Prophets, Mothers
PlotAdventure, Slavery, Religious, Fate
PlaceEgypt, Deserts

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Belgium
CharactersStrong women, Archers, Warriors, The Pharaohs
PlotMartial Arts, Religious, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts
StyleExciting, Fascinating

The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord.

Gentlemen, Good Luck!‎ (2012)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersKillers, Police, Twins, Criminals, Losers
PlotLove, Adventure, Prison Break, Abduction, The escape
PlacePrison, Egypt, Russia
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Light

The remake of the soviet classic with a modern setting. Troshkin, a children's party entertainer, uncannily resembles the notorious criminal "Smilik". After the thief steals a valuable artifact, Troshkin is forced to act as his dead ringer in order to restore his reputation and good name.

Gods of Egypt (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
CharactersGods, Demons, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.

Complicit (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlaceEgypt, England
StyleAction, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Serious

An MI5 officer's attempts to foil a possible terrorist plot are undermined by bureaucracy and moral dilemmas. Will he make the world a safer place or be complicit in making a tense situation even worse?

Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, action, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersVampire, Heroes, The Pharaohs
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Mummies, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlacePrison, Egypt, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

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

Treasure Buddies (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Monkeys, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Egypt
StyleTo cry

Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a race against a devious cat, the Buddies and their new friends, Cammy and Babi, must avoid booby traps, solve puzzles and explore a mysterious tomb - all in search of the greatest treasure known to animalkind!

Clash (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Egypt
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Journalists, Actors, Reporters
PlaceSchool, Egypt

In 2013, in Cairo, a tragic fate brings together several detainees from different political and social backgrounds inside a police truck, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of president Morsi.

The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Belgium
CharactersNinja, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Seduction, Ghosts
StyleExciting, Serious

Since his triumphant rise to power in the original blockbuster "The Scorpion King", Mathayus' kingdom has fallen and he's lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. Starring Ron Perlman ("Hellboy") and Billy Zane ("Titanic"), and featuring 6-time WWE champion Dave Bautista and UFC star Kimbo Slice, "The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption" takes "The Mummy" phenomenon to an all-new level of epic action and non-stop adventure.

Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, cartoon
CharactersHorses, Crocodiles
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Mummies
PlaceEgypt, Pyramid
TimeNew Year, Winter

The new adventures of the three heroes and, of course, the horse Yuliya!!!!. Where will the fate of the fairy tale heroes, who have fallen in love with them still go, what challenges do they have to overcome, that will help them defeat the dark forces? We will find out about this very soon.

The Ten Commandments (1956)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CharactersThe Pharaohs
PlotAdventure, Slavery
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Deserts
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

The Blue Elephant (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersDemons, Friends, Psychiatrists
PlaceEgypt, Psychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CharactersDogs, Geniuses, Heroes, Family, Inventors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine, Adoption

A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.

The Mummy (1959)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Archaeologists
PlotTime travel, Mummies, Supernatural
PlaceEgypt, Africa, England, Tomb
Time19th century
StyleFancy, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 centuries ago, has been brought to life by the power of the ancient gods and his sole purpose is to destroy those responsible for the desecration of the sacred tomb. But Isobel, wife of one of the explorers, resembles the beautiful princess, forcing the speechless and tormented monster to defy commands and abduct Isobel to an unknown fate.