Ancient egypt movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ancient egypt movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, humorous and epic films and TV shows about / with ancient egypt, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, mummy, rivalry, desert, heroic mission and pharaoh plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ancient egypt: The Mummy Returns (2001), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Sands of Oblivion (2007), Riddles of the Sphinx (2008), Carry on Cleo (1964), The Tragedy of Man (2011), The Mummy's Revenge (1975), Gods of Egypt (2016), The Scorpion King (2002), The Prince of Egypt (1998).

List of ancient egypt movies

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, good versus evil, supernatural, immortality, treasure hunt, adventure, reincarnation, ancient egypt, pyramid, treasure, tomb, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, england, africa, london ...
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, ancient egypt, old testament, bible, miraculous event, religions or cults, god, christian, religion, society, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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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: epic, exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ancient egypt, showbiz, murder, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, chase, plague, desert, supernatural, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, california, usa, africa ...
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Riddles of the Sphinx (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An astronomer and a cryptographer uncover a series of ancient tunnels, unwittingly unleashing a deadly Sphinx. In order to trap the Sphinx back in its tomb and stop impending destruction, our explorers must solve a series of complicated and possibly ...
Plot: ancient egypt, sphinx, history teacher, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, alternate dimension
Place: egypt
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Carry on Cleo (1964)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous
Plot: parody, cleopatra, slave auction, slave, ancient egypt, roman empire, heroes, dishonesty, disorder, heroic mission, down on your luck, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, europe, england, britain
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The Tragedy of Man (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Jankovic’s adaptation of the eponymous play, is divided into multiple parts and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.
Style: epic, futuristic
Plot: adam and eve, scientist, pharaoh, ancient egypt, hedonism, french revolution, communism, devil, existentialism, crusader, christianity, utopia ...
Place: ancient greece
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The Mummy's Revenge (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul Naschy has a duel role as Amenhotep/Assad Bey, an ancient egyptian mummified Pharaoh, and the high priest who brought him back to life. In order For Amenhotep to achieve immortality, Assad Bey has to kidnap nubile young virgins in Victorian ...
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, resurrection, pharaoh, archaeologist, thunderstorm, wheelchair bound, human sacrifice, stabbing, burned alive, throat slitting, cruelty ...
Place: scotland yard
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Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, chaos and mayhem, danger, immortality, legends and myths, save the day, desert, afterlife, redemption ...
Place: egypt
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The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, desert, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, uninhibited rivalry, leadership, woman in danger, destiny, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: slavery, adventure, folk hero, family, freedom, hopes, heroic mission, family relations, heroes, leadership, king, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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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, deadly creature, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, archaeologist, ancient, tomb, sandstorm, chase ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, north africa, cairo egypt
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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this animated retelling of the story from the Bible's Book of Genesis, Joseph's gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat inspires jealousy in his brothers.
Style: feel good, serious, based on the bible, christian film
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: false accusation, reunion, bible, ancient egypt, heroes, hopes, parents and children, siblings relations, state affairs, family relations, rise to the top, family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, middle east, egypt
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Cleopatra (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, captivating
Plot: roman empire, julius caesar, cleopatra, ancient egypt, ancient rome, state affairs, betrayal, ambition, obsession, manipulations, unfulfillment, leadership ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, europe, middle east
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Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, roman empire, ancient egypt, cleopatra, ancient rome, palace, architect, family, magic, danger, emperor, secret identity ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, france
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, young heroes, adoption, prodigy, talking dog, sent to the past, family, dog, changing the past or future, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: egypt, usa
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Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The new adventures of the three heroes and, of course, the horse Yuliya!!!!. Where will the fate of the fairy tale heroes, who have fallen in love with them still go, what challenges do they have to overcome, that will help them defeat the dark ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: imaginary, adventure, magic, magic spell, new year, mummy, ancient egypt, danger
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In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: epic, semi serious
Plot: state affairs, siblings relations, imaginary, hopes, desert, rescue, plague, society, danger, redemption, miraculous event, heroic mission ...
Place: middle east, egypt, africa
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The Mummy: The Animated Series (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Mummy: The Animated Series is an animated television series produced by Universal Animation Studios to capitalize on the success of The Mummy. It premiered on Kids' WB! On the The WB network on September 29, 2001. It is set sometime ...
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, based on movie, exploration, quest, magic, father son relationship, chase, mother son relationship
Time: 1920s
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The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord.
Plot: warlord, female warrior, sister, relic, sword fight, sword, love interest, mythology, bow and arrow, fistfight, shot with a bow and arrow, attack ...
Place: egypt
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Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: ancient egypt, female protagonist, female nudity, prostitute, erotica, murder, resurrection, possession, police investigation, evil spirit, police detective, woman in bra and panties ...
Time: year 1996
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Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: julius caesar, cleopatra, escapades, chases and races, wizards and magicians, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, anti heroes, family, imaginary, goofy hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, egypt
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Tut (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Explores the drama of power, political back-stabbing, war and murder and chronicles King Tut's rise to glory, his efforts to rule a chaotic empire and the enigma surrounding his death.
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: king, rivalry, ambition, rise to the top, state affairs, political intrigue, head of state, dishonesty, royal family, pharaoh, ancient egypt
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
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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: rough, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, fortune teller, murder, resurrection, possession, insanity, treasure hunt, anniversary, adventurer, reincarnation, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, middle east, england, london, africa ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: mummy, betrayal, woman in danger, danger, dishonesty, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, escapades, vengeance ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century
Place: egypt, england, london
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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, ghost, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, obsession, deadly, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, usa, new york
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
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 Mummy's Shroud (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Archaeologists discover the final resting place of a boy king, removing the remains to be exhibited in a museum. By disturbing the sarcophagus they unleash the forces of darkness. The Mummy has returned to discharge a violent retribution on the ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, archaeologist, murder, hotel, reporter, broken eyeglasses, shot in the back, illness, psychic, snake, supernatural power ...
Time: 1920s
Place: egypt
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Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit is a 2008 American miniseries. It consists of three parts: Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit, Jack Hunter and the Quest for Akhenaten's Tomb and Jack Hunter and the Star of Heaven.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, danger, ancient mystery, treasure map, chases and races, riddles and clues, escapades, adventure, heroes, adventurer, relic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, turkey, syria, russia ...
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The Halloween Tree (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: halloween, ancient mystery, escapades, ghost, family, tombs and skeletons, supernatural, disorder, friends, youth, legends and myths, tomb ...
Place: mexico
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Through the Magic Pyramid (1981)
Genre: Action, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.
Plot: football, pyramid, horse riding, dog, horse, boy, back in time, ancient egypt, love at first sight, hypnosis, time traveler, bloodhound ...
Place: egypt
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