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, epic, entertaining and scary films and TV shows about / with ancient egypt, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, destiny, chase, mentor, dialogue and transformation plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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ancient egypt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ancient egypt: Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Mummy Returns (2001), Sands of Oblivion (2007), The Prince of Egypt (1998), The Mummy (1999), Carry on Cleo (1964), The Tragedy of Man (2011), The Mummy's Revenge (1975), Joseph: King of Dreams (2000), Cleopatra (1999).

List of ancient egypt movies

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, stylized, biblical, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, bible, ancient egypt, christianity, god, religion, miraculous event, religions or cults, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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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, semi serious, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, immortality, ancient egypt, treasure hunt, reincarnation, pyramid, tomb, treasure, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, africa, england, europe, middle east ...
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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, deadly, adventure, egyptology, mummy, chase, curses spells and rituals, murder, plague, desert, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, california, egypt, iraq, middle east ...
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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: stylized, exciting, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: slavery, adventure, family, leadership, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, family relations, king, freedom, ancient egypt ...
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: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, mummy, adventurer, deadly creature, adventure, supernatural, tomb, curses spells and rituals, sandstorm, chase, ancient, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, north africa, cairo egypt
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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, exciting, feel good, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, imaginary, new year, magic spell, mummy, magic, danger, ancient 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: humorous, not serious, witty
Plot: roman empire, ancient egypt, slave, slave auction, cleopatra, master warrior, parody, intrigue, cavemen, julius caesar, rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, england, europe, 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: futuristic, epic
Plot: utopia, ancient rome, capitalism, lucifer, society, philosophy, christianity, adam and eve, crusader, hungarian, ancient egypt, pharaoh ...
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: ancient egypt, mummy, human sacrifice, reincarnation, ritual, thunderstorm, archaeologist, pharaoh, wheelchair bound, stabbing, throat slitting, poisoning ...
Place: scotland yard
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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: serious, feel good, based on the bible, christian film
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: bible, ancient egypt, reunion, false accusation, heroes, rise to the top, parents and children, faith, christian, family, siblings relations, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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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: stylized, serious, epic, captivating
Plot: roman empire, cleopatra, julius caesar, ancient egypt, ancient rome, betrayal, royal family, greed, evil plot, power, politics, revenge ...
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, semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, ancient rome, ancient egypt, cleopatra, palace, roman empire, magic, anti heroes, family, goofy hero, heroic mission, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, 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, colourful, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, young heroes, adoption, prodigy, talking dog, dog, family, sent to the past, changing the past or future, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: egypt, usa
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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: rescue, adventure, human spirit, bible, ancient egypt, redemption, desert, heroic mission, miraculous event, royal family, religions or cults, hopes ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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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, magic, quest, exploration, chase, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 1920s
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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: sphinx, ancient egypt, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, alternate dimension, history teacher
Place: egypt
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Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: epic, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, christianity, master and servant, destiny, impossible love, political unrest, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations, unfulfilled love, philosophy ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, spain
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The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: China, Japan, USA
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: scary, surprise ending, gothic, intense, bad ending ...
Plot: mythology, mummy, supernatural, archaeology, immortality, adventure, betrayal, monster, tomb, treasure hunt, one man army, king ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, iraq, big ben london
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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, adventure, rescue, chaos and mayhem, immortality, danger, save the day, legends and myths, desert, afterlife, redemption ...
Place: egypt
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Mannequin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mannequin, department store, chase, romance, reincarnation, transformation, fall in love, store, fish out of water, new love, puppet, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: egypt, pennsylvania
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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: museum, curses spells and rituals, family, night watchman, obsessive quest, fantasy world, adventure, save the day, escapades, parallel universe, magic, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: england, london, usa, egypt
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Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, roman empire, julius caesar, cleopatra, ancient rome, betrayal, assassination, romance, ruler, tombs and skeletons, rise and fall, historical figure ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, rome italy, italy
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Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: plot twist, goatee, masked killer, lovers reunited, passionate sex, apartment complex, sex from behind, female protagonist, female corpse, female orgasm, rape and revenge, man hits a woman ...
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: not serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: julius caesar, cleopatra, anti heroes, adventure, roman empire, folk hero, palace, magic, superhuman powers, friendship, heroic mission, friends ...
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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: king, head of state, rise to the top, royal family, political intrigue, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, ancient egypt, pharaoh
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: mummy, possession, resurrection, murder, fortune teller, insanity, tomb, treasure hunt, adventurer, gory, anti heroes, queen ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, africa, england, europe, middle east ...
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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: serious, scary, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mummy, betrayal, woman in danger, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty, escapades ...
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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, curse, ghost, mummy, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, adventurer, vengeance, anti heroes, archaeologist, evil ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, good versus evil, danger, pharaoh, reincarnation, death, supernatural power, serial killer, egyptology, supernatural, police investigation, dismemberment ...
Place: egypt, africa, england, europe, middle east ...
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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, archaeologist, tomb, father son conflict, newspaper headline, murder, fainting, ancient egypt, pharaoh, man wearing glasses, apartment, illness ...
Time: 1920s
Place: egypt
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