People love to watch movies like The Mummy for many reasons. It’s a fun adventure full of romance, comedy, and unexpected traps! It takes you on a hero’s journey to explore a mystery. It is particularly entertaining when he is someone like Brendan Fraser or Rick O’Connell who doesn’t take himself too seriously and is completely different compared to the traditional hero we know.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor – 2008
A sequel from the mummy starring Brendan Fraser, but the adventure this time is about Han the cursed Emperor, who turned with his army into mummies. The British government sent Rick O’Connell and his wife in 1946 to China to get a rare diamond called “The Eye of Shangri-La” from there. This diamond has the ability to bring Han back to life, and that is what General Yang wants to do before O’Connell reaches it.
Bedazzled – 2000 (movies like mummy)
Another Brendan Fraser movie and one of the best adventure movies for families. The main character this time is Elliot Richards who works in information technology, and has a hard time in his personal life. The devil gives him seven wishes to get the girl of his dreams, and in return he has to sell his soul, but in every wish there is an unwanted touch put by the devil to make it useless.
George of the Jungle – 1997
One more movie starring Brendan Fraser about Baby George, who was lost in the jungle after a plane crash. His parents died but he miraculously survives. Baby George gets adopted by a wise ape. when George grows up, he saves a woman called Ursula Stanhope, and she stays with him in the jungle to teach him human rules, but Ursula’s boyfriend keeps looking for her until he found her, so she goes back home with George.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – 2014
One of the movies like Mummy starring Ben Stiller, about Larry Daley who is working in the Museum of Natural History as a night security guard. Every night all the exhibits in the museum become alive because of the magic in the Tablet of Ahkmenrah, but that tablet starts corroding and the exhibits could not stay alive at night, so Larry finds Ahkmenrah and asks him about the secret of the tablet, but he told him that the secret rests with his father the Pharaoh, who is a mummy in London museum.
Gods of Egypt – 2016 (movies like mummy)
A movie starring Gerard Butler and one of the movies like mummy about the god of darkness Set, who controlled the Egyptian throne and led the country down a path of darkness and chaos. He reign of terror continues everywhere so that no one dares reject his orders, until a gifted young man supported by the power of Horus manages to dethrone Set.
The Pyramid – 2014
A horror movie about a group of archaeologists from the United State of America who discover a mysteries pyramid in the Egyptian desert, but when they went inside it they lost their direction and could not found their way out, and got lost in the catacombs, not only that but also they have been chased by someone. Is that the end or could they see the daylight again?
Exodus: Gods and Kings – 2014
One of the best adventure movies like The Mummy starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton and Ben Kingsley, about the Biblical epic named “Exodus: Gods and Kings” where Moses the prophet defends Egypt with his brother Ramses, and helps their father Seti. Although Moses saves his brother’s life, his brother felt jealous of him and didn’t want him to inherit the throne.
The Scorpion King: Book of Souls – 2018
The movie is about Nebserek, a great warrior-prince of ancient Egypt who stole the Fang of Anubis, which is a fabled sword cursed by a power from the afterlife, and from it’s victim. Nebserek wants to use this sword to build his evil empire, and there is only one thing that can stop him, which is the mystical Book of Souls, could Mathayus the Akkadian and Tala the Nubian princess find the book to stop his ambitions?
Clash of the Titans – 2010
Another one of the movies like The Mummy 1999 starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes about Perseus who was born to mighty Zeus and raised by a human; a half god and half human. Perseus wants to take his revenge from the ruler of the Underworld Hades because he killed his mortal family, but Hades wants Princess Andromeda to sacrifice herself or he will unleash the Kraken, a sea-monster that will destroy humankind.
The Mummy – 2017 (movies like mummy)
A movie starring Tom Cruise, about the beautiful Egyptian princess Ahmanet, who made a deal with Set the god of darkness after she lost the throne to her brother. Now she has to live for eternity with her curse because she made the unholy deal with Set. However, things changed when Sergeant Nick Morton from the U.S. Army releases her by a mistake after 5000 years. Now Ahmanet seeks her revenge and is fueled by her evil power. Could she plunge our world into darkness?
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – 2008
A Steven Spielberg movie that can add to the movies like Mummy list starring Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett, about the cold war era between the USA and the Soviets. When a young man called Mutt Williams asks Dr. Indiana Jones to help him find a friend of his, and this request leads him to the jungles of Peru and the Lost City of Gold, and Akator’s Crystal Skull which is made of quartz. The trip reveal a lot of secrets, but also brings unwanted attention.
The Mummy Returns – 2001
A Rick O’Connell movie and another one from the Mummy sequels, starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, and a new adventure in Ancient Egypt with the Scorpion King who sold his soul to Anubis to become a legendary commander of the most dangerous army in the world. Rick and Evelyn O’Connell; with their 8-year-boy Alex found Anubis’s Bracelet, but there is someone else who wants it to rule the Scorpion King’s army.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time – 2010
A movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal which you can add to the movies like mummy List. It is about the land of Persia from the point of view of the young Dastan, who was raised by King Sharaman of Persia to become a great warrior and prince. While his brothers Garsiv and Tus are getting ready for a battle, he gets a message from a spy telling him that the Holy City of Alamut is offering weapons to Persia’s enemies, and this makes him attack the sacred city.
The Prince of Egypt – 1998 (movies like mummy)
An animation movie starring Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes and Michelle Pfeiffer about Seti the Pharaoh who ordered his soldiers to kill all Hebrew newborn males, and Moses’s mother who leaves her newborn baby in the guidance of God. The queen of Egypt finds him and raises him with Rameses II, the Pharaoh’s son. When Moses get older he learns about his heritage as a Hebrew and leads his people to the way of God.
Noah – 2014 (movies like mummy)
A movie starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson. The movie is one of the movies like mummy. It is about Noah, the man who was entrusted by god to save all the living creatures, until the flood cleanses the Earth from humanity’s sins, which were passed down to people from Adam and Eve. Noah sees a vision telling him to build a ship because there is a great flood that will happen and he must save the creatures and take them on the ship.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – 2001
A movie starring Angelina Jolie, about Lara Croft the rich and daring archaeologist, who went on an adventure to find an ancient artifact in two halves, before it falls into the wrong hands. This artifact can control time, and it could be dangerous especially when the planetary alignment is about to occur after 5000 years. It is another one of the movies like Mummy.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – 1984
Another sequel in the Indiana Jones franchise starring Harrison Ford, and directed by Steven Spielberg. The adventure this time is in India where a small village there believes that the evil spirits took all the kids to find rare sacred stones. Indiana Jones went there with his team to reveal the secret of the missing children, and he found a mysteries temple surrounded by traps, named “the Temple of Doom” where Thuggee wants to rise again using the five stones of Sankara.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – 1989
Another Indiana Jones movie, starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, and directed by Steven Spielberg. In this part Dr. Henry Jones’ son asks Indiana Jones to find his father who went on an adventure to find the Holy Grail and never come back. The mission is not easy as they think and the power of this artefact can not tolerate by impure hearts of people.
National Treasure – 2004 (movies like mummy)
A movie starring Nicolas Cage and one of the movies like the mummy 1999 about a treasure hunter called Benjamin Franklin Gates. He gets information from his grandfather about a hidden national treasure, the location of the treasure is a cypher, and the key is distributed all over the country. The mission looks impossible; even Benjamin’s father spent 20 years of his life looking for it but could not get any success. Still,Benjamin wants to find the treasure.
The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb – 2006
The movie is set in 1922 when Danny Fremont the archaeologist shows a lot of interest in the life of the great Child King Tutankhamen, who ruled ancient Egypt thousands of years ago, because he believed that if he found King Tut’s Emerald Tablet he will gain an undefeated power, but unfortunately nobody believed Danny except his enemy Morgan Sinclair who wants to find the tablet before him.
The Awakening – 1980 (movies like mummy)
A horror movie about Prof. Matthew Corbeck who came to Egypt with his pregnant wife to find a tomb of an ancient Egyptian queen. Matthew’s dream came true and he found the tomb, at the same time his wife delivers her baby girl, but things turned over when he knows that the queen’s evil spirit controlled the body of his daughter.
Raiders of the Lost Ark – 1981
One of the best Indiana Jones movies directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford, set in 1936 in the jungles of South America. While Indiana Jones was looking for a golden statue in the jungle, he faced a deadly trap and survived. After that, Dr. Jones makes it his life mission to find “The Ark of the Covenant”, which is a biblical artifact that has the key of humanity existence, and to find it he went to Egypt and Nepal, and fought a lot of enemies seeking the same thing.
King Solomon’s Mines – 1985
A movie starring Sharon Stone and Richard Chamberlain. It is about Allan Quatermain who was hired by Jesse Huston to find her father, who went missing with his African friend Umbopo in his trip to find King Solomon’s Mines. After investigation they learn that Professor Huston got arrested by a German military team lead by Colonel Bockner to force him to plan a map leading to King Solomon’s Mines.
Finding Altamira – 2016 (movies like mummy)
A movie starring Antonio Banderas. The movie set in 1868 as a biography of Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola y de la Pedrueca, who accidentally found old paintings from the Paleolithic era, in Altamira’s caves, Spain. He got some assistance from his friend Modesto the hunter, but when he tried to expose his discovery to academic foundations, they said it is a false painting and that he is the one who painted it for money and fame. He spent his life trying to prove its’ originality.
Time Trap – 2017 (movies like mummy)
The movie starring Andrew Wilson, and it is one of the movies like mummy. The story is about an archaeology professor named Hopper. While Hopper was exploring an isolated cave, he found the trail of some missing hippies from 1970 near it, he went inside the cave and crossed an invisible barrier then he went missing, so his students Taylor and Jackie go look for him together to reveal many interesting secrets.
The Da Vinci Code – 2006
A movie based on the novel by Dan Brown, starring Tom Hanks, about Dr. Robert Langdon the Harvard symbology Professor, who was hired by the Louvre museum to solve the murder of a Louvre curator. The investigation takes him to a dark world of secret messages and historical harmful conspiracies. He is trying to understand everything with some help from the victim’s granddaughter and police officer Sophie Neveu.
Angels & Demons – 2009
A sequel from The Da Vinci Code movie, starring Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor, and the adventure this time starts with the murder of Father Silvano Bentivoglio the physicist, then Dr. Robert Langdon the symbolist and his team start their investigation about it. There appears to be a secret group (the Illuminati) behind the murder, and the team collects evidence from the Vatican and the area surrounding it, but the situation becomes worse when four cardinals are killed by an Illuminati assassin.
Prometheus – 2012
A movie directed by Ridley Scott, starring Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron, and one from the best adventure movies like the mummy. It is about Doctor Elizabeth the archaeologist, who went with her partner Charlie Holloway, and a team of 17 men to space on a spaceship called USCSS Prometheus. They reached a moon named LV-223 in 2093, and they found cavernous dark chambers and a system of underground tunnels. They reveal secrets that could affect the future of humankind.
The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice – 2008
A movie starring Noah Wyle and Stana Katic, about Flynn Carsen The Librarian who goes through breakdown after he lost his girlfriend. His friends Charlene and Judson asked him to go on a vacation so he went to New Orleans. There, he has a crush on a French singer, but he soon discovers that she is the keeper of the Judas Chalice which has the ability to resurrect vampires, and that the Russians are seeking it to create an undefeated army.
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear – 2004
A movie from the librarian franchise and one of the movies like mummy starring Noah Wyle and Sonya Walger. The story is about Flynn Carson who is working in The Metropolitan Library, but his work has more requirements because he is not only responsible for the books, but he has to become an artifact hunter too. This time his task is to find the three parts of the Spear of Destiny with some help from Nichole the martial art expert.