Movies about mummies

List of the best films about mummies according to visitors: The Mummy, The Mummy's Hand, The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy, Tale of the Mummy, The Mummy, The Scorpion King, Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, Seven Mummies.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Mummy (1932)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:13

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

The Mummy's Hand (1940)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A couple of young, out-of-work archaeologists in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. After receiving funding from an eccentric magician and his beautiful daughter, they set out into the desert only to be terrorized by a sinister high priest and the living mummy Kharis who are the guardians of Ananka’s tomb.

The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:21

Those who have interfered with the Tomb of Ra-Antef are in terrible danger. Against expert advice, American showman and financial backer of the expedition, Alexander King, plans a world tour exhibiting this magnificent discovery from the ancient world but on the opening night the sarcophagus is void of its contents. The mummy has escaped to fulfill the dreadful prophesy and exact a violent and bloody revenge on all those who defiled his final resting place.

Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy (1999)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Six young archaeology students discover the remains of an ancient Aztec mummy and accidentally unleash the fury of an evil god.

Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration01:28

When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh is unleashed.

The Mummy (1999)
Markimdb: 7
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.

The Scorpion King (2002)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:32

In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.

Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre (2001)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:26

A collection of artifacts from an archeological dig in Egypt are brought to the famous Louvre museum in Paris, and while experts are using a laser scanning device to determine the age of a sarcophagus, a ghostly spirit escapes and makes its way into the museum's electrical system.

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life -- No one knows the secrets of his death. All that is about to change.Free -spirited archaeologist Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien, Sleepy Hollow) is certain that if found, King Tut's Emerald Tablet would hold the power to control the world. Unfortunately, the only one who believes Fremont is his nemesis archaeologist Morgan Sinclair (Jonathan Hyde, Titanic), a member of a secret society who wants the tablet to harness unspeakable evil on the world and will stop at nothing to get it.

Seven Mummies (2006)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA

Six escaped convicts and their female hostage make a desperate run for the Mexican border, where they stumble across a lost treasure of untold wealth, and find certain death instead on the Arizona desert.

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Legion of the Dead (2005)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

When the mummified remains of an evil Egyptian queen are brought back to life, she resurrects an army of living dead to help fulfill the prophecy that promises her all the powers of the Underworld.

The Mummy Resurrected (2014)
Markimdb: 1.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

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

Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
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

Frankenstein vs. The Mummy (2015)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only an Egyptologist and a college professor, the deranged Dr. Frankenstein, may be able to stop the creatures before it's too late.

The Pyramid (2014)
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.

The Mummy (2017)
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.

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.

Day of the Mummy (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Venezuela
Duration01:20

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.

Monster High: Welcome to Monster High (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Monsters once lived in hiding—even from each other—because they were afraid they would be in danger if humans knew they existed. But Draculaura, the daughter of Dracula, along with her best ghoulfriends, dreamt of a school where everyone was welcome and accepted for who they are. Determined to make their dream come true, the ghouls travel the world on an epic adventure to recruit new students. But even in this amazing place, there's drama: a villainess zombie is spreading trouble rather than friendship, and every student must live with the fear that their secret will be revealed. Now the ghouls must save their school so that every monster has a place where they belong and their uniqueness is celebrated!

Attila (2013)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

When American soldiers inadvertently steal Attila the Hun's secret riches, the wrath of the barbarian is awakened; the mummified warrior will stop at nothing to kill the intruders.

Monster High: Boo York, Boo York (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, cartoon, short
CountryUSA

It's fright lights, big city when the Monster High ghouls head to Boo York! Cleo de Nile is invited to attend a gancy gala celebrating the return of the magical comet and, of course, she brings along her beast friends. But their trip isn't all fun and frightseeing because Nefera, Cleo's sister, uses the comet's power for her own spooktacularly sneaky plans. Can the monsters unwrap the mystery of the comet in time to stop Nefera? Find out in Booy York, Boo York, the first-ever Monster High musical, featuring eight original songs.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
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.

House of Frankenstein (1944)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Diary of the Dead (2007)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36

A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.

The Outing (1987)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests...

Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryYugoslavia, USA
Duration01:33

Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette and a whole cast of other weirdos.

Bubba Ho-tep (2002)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.

The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:32

After retrieving the Crystal Skull in Utah, Flynn Carsen receives a map in the mail with the secret location of King Solomon's Mines. When the scroll is stolen, Judson explains the power of the Key of Solomon's book and assigns Flynn to retrieve the map. The map is useless without the legend piece to decipher it, which is located in Volubilis near the Roman ruins in Morocco. Flynn heads to Casablanca to the ruins where he is chased by a group of mercenaries leaded by General Samir. They too want to find the location of King Solomon's mines. Flynn teams-up with Professor Emily Davenport working in the dig and they escape from General Samir and his men. While traveling to Gedi, they save the local Jomo from death and the trio faces a dangerous journey through the wild Africa.

Time Walker (1982)
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!

Waxwork (1988)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:33

Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, Mark becomes suspicious.




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