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

List of egyptology movies

Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, parallel universe, wormhole, save the world, cult, master villain, megalomaniac, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, near future ...
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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, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, time travel, adventure, ancient mystery, evil alien, immortality, egyptology, space and aliens, slavery, emperor, outer space ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, mine
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Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh is unleashed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, good versus evil, danger, pharaoh, reincarnation, death, supernatural power, supernatural, serial killer, egyptology, dismemberment, police investigation ...
Place: egypt, middle east, europe, england, london ...
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: mummy, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, archaeologist, pterodactyl, strong female character, dinosaur, tombs and skeletons, museum, escapades, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france
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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: disease, mummy, expressionism, egyptology, mystery, death
Place: egypt
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The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, monster, found footage, desert, archaeologist, survival, deadly creature, confined, gory, deadly, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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Sands of Oblivion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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: suspenseful, serious, epic, scary, exciting
Plot: ancient egypt, danger, curses spells and rituals, adventure, escapades, murder, filmmaking, plague, hollywood, chase, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, egypt, california, africa ...
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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 ...
Plot: murder, old man, victim, cat, torch, monster, creature, curse, robbery, ghost, egyptology, grandfather clock ...
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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 ... ...
Plot: religion, butler, tomb, temple, loyalty, resistance, pharaoh, egyptology, ancient egypt, burial, treasure, museum ...
Time: future
Place: north africa, cairo egypt
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Tutankhamun (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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, ...
Plot: mummy, archaeology, explorer, determination, treasure, briton abroad, gold, curse, tomb, love interest, archaeologist, englishman abroad ...
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, offbeat, scary
Plot: mad scientist, afterlife, serial killer, zombie, organ, tomb, immortality, murder, race against time, danger, supernatural, rivalry ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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Isis (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, high school, secret identity, superheroine, danger, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, imaginary, hidden identity, disorder, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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 ...
Plot: surgeon, doctor, proto-slasher, thief, surgery, train station, bikini, scalpel, colleague, decapitation, decapitated head, burnt face ...
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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: scary, rough, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, possession, resurrection, murder, fortune teller, insanity, treasure hunt, danger, anniversary, adventurer, zombie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, middle east, england, london, africa ...
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, space wars, changing the past or future, evil alien, alien, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: year 1939, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, 2000s ...
Place: 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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, friendship, rivalry, danger, mastermind, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, adventure, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, future ...
Place: england, london, 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: exciting, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, supernatural, occult, artifact, revenge, tomb, crimes, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary, chases and races, vengeance ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Teenage Catgirls in Heat (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, escapades, couples, deadly, buddies, danger, pregnancy, goddess, cat, love interest, cleavage ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas
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Sphinx (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mummy, murder, curse, pyramid, museum, ancient mystery, mystery, escapades, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, riddles and clues, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, good versus evil, pyramid, immortality, treasure hunt, adventure, ancient egypt, supernatural, treasure, archaeology, tomb ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, london, england ...
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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 ...
Style: scary, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, archaeologist, archaeology, ancient, tomb, expedition ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, cairo egypt, north africa
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The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
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: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, suicide, ghost, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity, suicide attempt, split personality, danger, crimes, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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
Plot: mummy, supernatural, blood, ritual, murder, danger, good versus evil, deadly, rivalry, escapades, deadly creature, mystery ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, san francisco, usa, africa ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, alien, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, love, supernatural ability, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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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, psychological, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, midlife crisis, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, loneliness, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance, clinic, mental illness, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, museum, ghost, adventure, escapades, deadly creature, race against time, afterlife, danger, laser, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history
Place: africa, france, europe, egypt, middle east ...
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bad ending ...
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, pregnancy, mummy, curse, curses spells and rituals, ghost, vengeance, obsession, heroes, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Place: egypt, middle east, usa, africa, 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: scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mummy, betrayal, woman in danger, danger, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: egypt, london, england
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Mummies Alive! (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, master villain, museum, good versus evil, fish out of water, disorder, ancient mystery, heroes, tombs and skeletons, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, slasher, zombie, vengeance, investigation, supernatural, danger, woman in danger, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
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