Mummy Movies

Mummy Movies

The Mummy is the title of several horror-adventure film series centered on an ancient Egyptian priest who is accidentally resurrected, bringing with him a powerful curse, and the ensuing efforts of heroic archaeologists to stop him. Also sometimes there's a Scorpion King or Dr. Jekyll.

The Mummy

Release Date 1932
Rating : 6.9 Production Companies: Director: Karl Freund / Stars: Boris Karloff  /  Zita Johann  /  David Manners

Summary: An ancient Egyptian priest called Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep, escaping from the field site, goes in search for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

The Mummy

Release Date 2017
Rating : 5.4 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / K/O Paper Products / Director: Javier Botet / Jo Beckett / Stars: Tom Cruise  /  Sofia Boutella  /  Annabelle Wallis

Summary: 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.

The Mummy

Release Date 1959
Rating : 6.8 Production Companies: Director: Terence Fisher / Stars: Peter Cushing  /  Christopher Lee  /  Yvonne Furneaux

Summary: 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.

The Mummy

Release Date 1999
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Alphaville Films / Director: Stephen Sommers / Stars: Brendan Fraser  /  Rachel Weisz  /  John Hannah

Summary: 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 Mummy Returns

Release Date 2001
Rating : 6 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Alphaville Films / Director: Stephen Sommers / Stars: Brendan Fraser  /  Rachel Weisz  /  John Hannah

Summary: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and isn't above kidnapping its new bearer, Alex, to gain control of Anubis' otherworldly army.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Release Date 2008
Rating : 5.2 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / China Film Co-Production Corporation / Director: Rob Cohen / Jet Li / Stars: Brendan Fraser  /  Jet Li  /  John Hannah

Summary: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called 'Dragon Emperor' and his abuse of supernatural power.

The Mummy's Tomb

Release Date 1942
Rating : 8.3 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Director: Harold Young / Stars:

Summary: A high priest of Karnak travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.

The Scorpion King: Quest for Power

Release Date 2015
Rating : 4.4 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Director: Cornelia Stefan / Alina Apostu / Stars: Victor Webster  /  Ellen Hollman  /  Barry Bostwick

Summary: When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power.