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The Mummy (1999)

(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: PG-13 — for pervasive adventure violence and some partial nudity
  • Director: Stephen Sommers   Cast: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Stephen Dunham
  • Running Time: 125 minutes
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Genre

Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller

Producer

James Jacks, Sean Daniel

Distributor

Universal Pictures

Release Date

May 7, 1999

Release Notes

Nationwide

Synopsis

A full-scale re-imagining of Universal Pictures' seminal 1932 film, The Mummy is a rousing, humorous, suspenseful and horrifying epic about an expedition of treasure-seeking explorers in the Sahara Desert in 1925. Stumbling upon an ancient tomb, the hunters unwittingly set loose a 3,000-year-old legacy of terror, which is embodied in the vengeful reincarnation of an Egyptian priest who had been sentenced to an eternity as one of the living dead.