Egyptology movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant egyptology movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic, scary and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with egyptology, danger, escapades, supernatural, deadly, mummy, rivalry, heroes, good versus evil and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Horror and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
egyptology movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as egyptology: Sands of Oblivion (2007), The Pyramid (2014), Tale of the Mummy (1998), Stargate (1994), Stargate SG-1 (1997), The Cat Creature (1973), Tutankhamun (2016), Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), Isis (1975), Corruption (1968).

List of egyptology movies

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, monster, dinosaur, expedition, tomb, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt
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Sands of Oblivion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a prop from the 1923 movie The Ten Commandments that was actually an authentic artifact from antiquity with cursed powers. In the modern day these resurface leading to murder and mayhem.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, epic
Plot: ancient egypt, filmmaking, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, hollywood, chase, deadly, showbiz, murder, egyptology, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, california, iraq, africa ...
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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, danger, deadly creature, survival, confined, mythology, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh is unleashed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, good versus evil, danger, pharaoh, supernatural power, death, supernatural, egyptology, serial killer, police investigation, dismemberment ...
Time: year 1948
Place: egypt, london, africa, middle east, europe ...
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, teleportation, adventure, alien planet, outer space, evil alien, archaeology, time travel, ancient mystery, portal, spacecraft, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, wormhole, time travel, alien race, parallel world, save the world, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
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'The Day of the Purple Sun': Part I (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 68 min.
Story: "The Day Of The Purple Sun´´: The cosmos of the incurable Margarethe. Her journey through the mysteries of the Egypt underworld. Will she be coming forth by day? film in two parts by Carsten Frank "DER TAG DER VIOLETTEN SONNE´´ ...
Plot: the underworld, mysticism, disease, expressionism, death, egyptology, mummy, mystery, terminal illness, journey
Place: egypt
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The Cat Creature (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When a rich man dies, some items from a collection of his are stolen- an ancient Egyptian gold amulet and the mummy that was wearing it. The police consult scholars from the local University to help with the investigation, which is taking a more ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: victim, egyptology, supernatural power, tarot card, monster, robbery, amulet, man in suit and tie, table, boat, mummy, creature ...
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The Tomb Robbery Papyrus. Notes of a Past (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The search for the key to break the antique code of the papyrus ... ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: religion, treasure, inventor, butler, destiny, king, archaeologist, desert, priest, past, pharaoh, valley ...
Time: future
Place: london, venice, north africa, cairo egypt
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Tutankhamun (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Howard Carter’s epic quest to discover the lost tomb of the Boy-King Tutankhamun. Down on his heels archaeologist Howard Carter stumbles upon evidence of an undiscovered tomb of one of Egypt’s forgotten Pharaohs, ...
Style: factual, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: archaeology, explorer, tomb, archaeologist, love interest, determination, curse, englishman abroad, aristocrat, journalist, mummy, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s
Place: egypt
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: zombie, serial killer, mad scientist, immortality, murder, organ, tomb, experiment gone awry, vengeance, disorder, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Isis (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Secrets of Isis is the syndicated title of a live action CBS television series produced by Filmation in the 1970s originally titled Isis that appeared during the Saturday morning cartoon lineup. The show was also aired in various countries ...
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: superhero, secret identity, high school, danger, superhuman powers, strong female presence, supernatural ability, imaginary, adventure, disorder, hidden identity, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Corruption (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A surgeon discovers that he can restore the beauty to his girlfriend's scarred face by murdering other women and extracting fluids from their pituitary gland. However, the effects only last for a short time, so he has to kill more and more ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: surgeon, doctor, proto-slasher, stabbing, severed head, scalpel, fight, train station, decapitation, face paint, bra removing, fiance fiancee relationship ...
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Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two Egyptologists, Professor Fuchs and Corbeck, are instrumental in unleashing unmitigated horror by bringing back to England the mummified body of Tara, the Egyptian Queen of Darkness. Fuchs’s daughter becomes involved in a series of macabre and ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, fortune teller, murder, possession, insanity, resurrection, treasure hunt, anti hero, gory, anniversary, adventurer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, egypt, africa, england, middle east ...
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Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, year 1939, 2000s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, russia, egypt, california
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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by ...
Style: clever, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friendship, investigation, danger, private detective, amateur detective, mastermind, adventure, mystery, sherlock holmes, who done it, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s, 80s ...
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, egypt
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The Tomb (1986)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An Egyptian princess rises from the dead and goes to California for the amulets she needs.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, supernatural, occult, tomb, artifact, revenge, bounty hunter, heroes, aging, crimes, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Teenage Catgirls in Heat (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film is set in a small Texas town, where an ancient Egyptian cat god, in the form of a cheap statue, commands all the local felines to surrender their nine lives; a mass cat suicide ensues, as cat after cat throw themselves off roofs, bridges ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, horror spoof, sex comedy ...
Plot: pregnancy, dangerous attraction, fall in love, couples, danger, escapades, buddies, deadly, silly humor, egyptology, butt naked, spy ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas
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Sphinx (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Egypt, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs - murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse!
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, murder, ancient mystery, archaeologist, curse, museum, pyramid, danger, adventure, supernatural, chases and races, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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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, mummy, archaeology, reincarnation, supernatural, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, monster, good versus evil, immortality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, europe, england, middle east ...
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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 ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
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 ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, conspiracy, suicide, ghost, satire, tenant, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity, haunted by the past, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Legend of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Karn, and Amy Locane star in this supernatural horror tale about a mummy with a heart that bears a power beyond that of our world. When the mummy attacks archaeologist Dr. Trelawny, his colleagues have to trace the source ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: mummy, supernatural, murder, ritual, blood, good versus evil, escapades, mystery, danger, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, san francisco, usa, africa, middle east ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, cliffhanger, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, alien, future dystopia, save the world, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, dystopic future, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s, 90s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
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The Fire Within (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain Leroy is a recovering alcoholic who decides to end his life, but first decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time, in an attempt at finding a reason to continue living.
Style: bleak, gloomy, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, addiction, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, melancholy, loneliness, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
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Belphegor: Phantom of the Louvre (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, museum, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, riddles and clues, adventurer, mystery, danger, afterlife, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history
Place: paris france, egypt, middle east, france, africa ...
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The Awakening (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a British archaeologist violates an Egyptian queen's tomb, her evil spirit enters his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, obsession, curses spells and rituals, curse, pregnancy, supernatural, mummy, vengeance, heroic mission, danger, deadly creature, spirit ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: egypt, usa, africa, middle east, new york ...
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The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mummy, woman in danger, betrayal, supernatural, dishonesty, rivalry, escapades, deadly, imaginary, danger, curses spells and rituals, vengeance ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s, year 1900
Place: london, egypt, england
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Mummies Alive! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mummies Alive! is an American animated series from DIC Entertainment. It originally aired for one season in 1997. In ancient Egypt, an evil sorcerer named Scarab, kills the pharaoh's son, Prince Rapses, so he can become immortal. Entombed ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, family, heroes, ancient mystery, escapades, young heroes, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
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