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 exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, humorous and epic films and TV shows about / with ancient egypt, adventure, escapades, danger, mummy, chase, pharaoh, heroes, desert and destiny plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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ancient egypt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ancient egypt: Gods of Egypt (2016), The Mummy Returns (2001), Tut (2015), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Mummy (1999), The Scorpion King (2002), Sands of Oblivion (2007), The Prince of Egypt (1998), The Mummy (2017), Tutenstein (2003).

List of ancient egypt movies

 5.4
 107K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, ancient egypt, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon, save the day ...
Place: 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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 7.1
 8K
Tut (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
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: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, erotic
Plot: pharaoh, ancient egypt, ambition, political intrigue, rise to the top, head of state, rivalry, state affairs, royal family, dishonesty, king
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt
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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, touching ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, prophet, bible, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, slavery, adventure ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
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 7.0
 392K
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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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, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, ancient egypt, julius caesar, ancient rome, goofy hero, against the odds, heroic mission, superhero, architect, magic, secret identity, danger ...
Time: ancient world, ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, france, paris france
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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.
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: ancient egypt, mythology, pharaoh, warlord, relic, warrior, showdown, desert, love interest, violence, religion, battles ...
Place: egypt
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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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient egypt, sword fight, adventure, master warrior, desert, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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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 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: uplifting, captivating, exciting, stylized, based on the bible ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: slavery, adventure, freedom, ancient egypt, prince, pharaoh, family relations, self discovery, leadership, hopes, pyramid, easter ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
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Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, treasure map, adventurer, ancient mystery, ancient egypt, adventure, danger, relic, lost treasure, riddles and clues, mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east, syria, turkey, russia ...
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 5.4
 173K
The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 111 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, pharaoh, tomb, supernatural, immortal, archaeology, ancient egypt, monster, archeological dig, egyptian mythology, treasure hunt, one man army ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, big ben london, london, iraq
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The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, ancient egypt, mummy, vengeance, heroes, desert, greek, training, adventure, escapades, ancient mystery, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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 7.0
 2K
Tutenstein (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Tutenstein is an animated television series, produced by Porchlight Entertainment for Discovery Kids based on the comic by Jay Stephens which was published in Oni Press' JetCat Clubhouse. This cartoon also airs on Jetix in Europe and Maxi TV in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, enigmatic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: afterlife, mummy, friendship, supernatural, adventure, escapades, fish out of water, tomb, ancient egypt, undead, cat, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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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, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: ancient egypt, mummy, imaginary, adventure, magic spell, new year, magic, danger, fake beard, hiding place, celebration, frozen alive ...
Place: egypt
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 7.1
 176K
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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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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The Mummy: The Animated Series (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, chase, ancient egypt, based on movie, archaeologist, archaeology, family relations, zeppelin, quest, magic, exploration, father son relationship ...
Time: 1920s
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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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: crushed head, mummy, ancient egypt, human sacrifice, cruelty, pharaoh, sarcophagus, stabbing, resurrection, poisoning, throat slitting, thunderstorm ...
Place: london, scotland yard
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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, young heroes, prodigy, adventure, talking dog, sent to the past, adoption, dog, family, father son relationship, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century, 2010s, 1500s ...
Place: egypt, usa
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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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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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense
Plot: sphinx, adventure, save the day, tomb, danger, archaeology, deadly creature, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, riddles and clues, chase ...
Place: egypt
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Carry on Cleo (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
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, witty, not serious, cult film, sex comedy
Plot: parody, conqueror, roman empire, slave auction, slave, ancient egypt, cleopatra, caveman, intrigue, heroic mission, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: egypt, europe, england, britain, rome italy
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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, experimental
Plot: adam and eve, society, christianity, existentialism, spacecraft, devil, philosophy, scientist, religion, ancient rome, utopia, french revolution ...
Place: ancient greece
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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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, false accusation, reunion, family relations, adventure, leadership, rise to the top, folk hero, betrayal, rescue, hopes, royal family ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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 7.0
 30K
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, realistic, serious, saga ...
Plot: roman empire, cleopatra, femme fatale, betrayal, assassination, ancient rome, ruler, romance, ancient egypt, love affair, tragic love, love and romance ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1930s, 18th century
Place: egypt, alexandria egypt, africa, middle east, greece ...
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 6.6
 4K
Cleopatra (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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: cleopatra, ancient rome, roman empire, ancient egypt, dishonesty, couples, royal family, love affair, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, europe, africa, middle east
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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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Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magical, security guard, museum, new job, adventure, dinosaur, objects come to life, ancient, curses spells and rituals, family, chaos, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, egypt
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 7.7
 3K
Joseph (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Style: biblical, realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, betrayal, family relations, religions or cults, vengeance, adventure, dishonesty, society, siblings relations, parents and children, royal family, miraculous event ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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