Movies like The Mummy

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The Mummy (1999)
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The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: mummy, archaeology, adventurer, adventure, ancient egypt, archaeologist, treasure hunt, deadly creature, tomb, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, treasure, pyramid, expedition, obsessive quest, desert, ancient, chase, sword fight, heroic mission, opposites attract, king, sandstorm, 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 suspenseful films with plots about adventure, escapades, chase, danger, rivalry, heroes and good versus evil mostly in Action, Adventure 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), Stargate (1994). 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, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, tomb, reincarnation, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, adventure, ancient history, sword fight, desert, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ 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, breathtaking, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, treasure, courage, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, good versus evil, treasure, crocodile, deathtrap, mine ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1984
Place: india, china, shanghai
⇓ 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: archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, tombs and skeletons, jungle, heroes, sword fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: peru, latin america, mexico city, usa, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
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, treasure hunt, archaeologist, holy grail, archaeology, artifact, map, treasure, escape, courage, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1912, year 1938
Place: germany, venice, israel, jordan, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, female protagonist, archaeologist, artifact, treasure, fantasy world, tomb, adventure, heroic mission, solar eclipse, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: cambodia, venice, iceland, siberia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archeological dig, artifact, witchcraft, heroes, adventurer, expedition, mummy, adventure, good versus evil, save the world ...
⇓ 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, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, female protagonist, kick-butt women, tombs and skeletons, adventurer, treasure map, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.0
 98K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, desert, obsessive quest, treasure hunter, adventure, archaeology, escapades, good versus evil, explorer, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara, nigeria, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 190K
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, futuristic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, pyramid, adventure, alien planet, teleportation, evil alien, ancient egypt, ancient mystery, portal, creature, nuclear ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, tomb, tombs and skeletons, archaeologist, pyramid, archaeology, sword, emperor, adventurer, supernatural ability, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, peru, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, legends and myths, ancient, treasure hunter, archaeology, obsessive quest, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: pirate, sword fight, fantasy world, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, supernatural, treasure, sailboat, beast, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 160K
Uncharted (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake uncovers the location of the legendary El Dorado. With the help of his mentor and an ambitious journalist he works to uncover its secrets while surviving on an island filled with pirates, mercenaries, and a ...
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, psychotronic, buddy comedy, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, treasure hunter, adventure, jungle, adventurer, heroes, artifact, archaeology, fight, survival, missing brother ...
Time: year 2006
Place: the philippines, boston, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 264K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
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: dark fantasy, gothic, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, adventure, dracula, deadly creature, immortality, steampunk ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, budapest, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, stranded, romance, chase, treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, dark fantasy, colourful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, treasure, sea battle, british empire, theft, weirdo, tombs and skeletons, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, breathtaking, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, expedition, adventurer, obsessive quest, dinosaur, cave, adventure, mysterious place, volcano, natural disaster, rescue, underground ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 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: pirate, ship, chase, mermaid, adventurer, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, mythical creature, escape, captain, treasure, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: spain, england, caribbean, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, dark fantasy, humorous, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, journey, supernatural, swashbuckler, friendship, courage, sailboat, fantasy world, sword fight, determination ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, adventure, supernatural ability, master warrior, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, race against time, supernatural ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: steampunk, superhero, adventurer, vampire, save the world, heroic mission, secret service, adventure, immortality, alternate reality, good versus evil, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, mediterranean sea, london, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: artifact, pyramid, tomb, archeological dig, fbi, curse, crimes, culture clash, friendship, rivalry, chase, escapades ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, good versus evil, adventure, ancient history, monster, god, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, gladiator ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, semi serious, stylized, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, strong female character, archaeologist, egyptology, obsessive quest, adventure, pterodactyl, dinosaur, monster, tomb, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 187K
The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 110 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, egyptian mythology, tomb, monster, archaeology, ancient egypt, pharaoh, archeological dig, supernatural, immortal, treasure hunt, pyramid ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, big ben london, middle east, london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, epic, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, betrayal, rivalry, escapades, heroes, time travel, fall in love, heir, princess, king, sword fight, brother vs brother ...
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, epic
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, escapades, treasure, damsel in distress, leader, male female relationship, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: cape town south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, stylized, ridiculous, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, missing person, rescue, heroes, adventurer, slave, adventure, jungle, disaster, catastrophe, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%