Movies like The Mummy

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The Mummy (1999)
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Morocco
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic, visually appealing, funny, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeology, adventurer, mummy, treasure hunt, archaeologist, deadly creature, ancient egypt, adventure, tomb, curses spells and rituals, treasure, supernatural, obsessive quest, chase, pyramid, expedition, ancient, king, opposites attract, sword fight, sandstorm, desert, heroic mission, punishment, good versus evil ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east, north africa

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Most similar movies to The Mummy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, chase, mentor, fight scenes and dialogue mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Mummy: The Scorpion King (2002), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Sahara (2005), Van Helsing (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: ancient egypt, archaeology, mummy, reincarnation, supernatural, pyramid, treasure hunt, good versus evil, treasure, immortality, adventure, monster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, europe, england, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sword fight, ancient egypt, adventure, desert, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, courage, secret place, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, adventurer, good versus evil, danger, child driving car, tombs and skeletons, treasure, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, fantasy world, treasure hunt, archaeology, sexy woman, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world, danger, good versus evil, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, treasure, artifact, fantasy world, archaeologist, tomb, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, female protagonist, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, iceland, cambodia, siberia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, sahara desert, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, archaeologist, treasure hunt, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, escape, courage, father son relationship, ancient, underwater ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s, year 1912 ...
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, artifact, heroes, adventurer, treasure hunt, witchcraft, archeological dig, expedition, mummy, good versus evil, save the world, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 248K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, adventure, supernatural, vampire hunter, human versus monster, good versus evil, heroes, dracula, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 15th century
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, romania, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, interesting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: pirate, adventure, sword fight, ship, supernatural, treasure, fantasy world, legendary, swashbuckler, magical, curses spells and rituals, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, colourful, semi serious, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, pirate, ship, curses spells and rituals, pirate ship, sea battle, british empire, treasure, weirdo, gold, ocean or sea, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventurer, fantasy world, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, volcano, danger, cave, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, martial arts, adventure, friendship, immortality, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, magical, warrior, teenager, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, artifact, tomb, heroic mission, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, boston, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, god, curses spells and rituals, danger, ancient ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mummy, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, archaeology, tomb, emperor, pyramid, adventurer, supernatural ability, danger, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, shanghai, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, strong female character, adventure, archaeologist, obsessive quest, pterodactyl, dinosaur, monster, expedition, escapades, tomb ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventurer, archaeologist, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, heroes, sword fight, russian, lost city ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, brazil, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, adventurer, battle, mythical creature, swashbuckler, captain, adventure, immortality, ancient mystery ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, spain, caribbean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, awful, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, adventurer, heroes, rescue, slave, adventure, jungle, catastrophe, danger, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
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The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, pharaoh, archaeology, immortal, archeological dig, supernatural, tomb, egyptian mythology, ancient egypt, monster, treasure hunt, one man army ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, big ben london, london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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King Solomon's Mines (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.
Style: serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, heroes, archaeologist, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, damsel in distress, leader, male female relationship, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, betrayal, princess, rivalry, heroes, time travel, escapades, king, fall in love, danger, imaginary, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 178K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, alien planet, adventure, archaeology, outer space, evil alien, time travel, space and aliens, ancient mystery, nuclear, portal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, adventurer, treasure hunt, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, daring rescue, adventure, danger, master warrior, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: ship, pirate, journey, adventure, supernatural, friendship, immortality, friends, determination, swashbuckler, danger, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 23K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, pyramid, found footage, monster, archeological dig, archaeologist, deadly creature, danger, survival, confined, mythology, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood & Treasure (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An antiquities expert teams up with an art thief to catch a terrorist who funds his attacks using stolen artifacts.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting
Plot: pyramid, artifact, fbi, archeological dig, tomb, crimes, culture clash, rivalry, friendship, curse, chase, danger ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%