The Mummy (1999)
Director: Stephen Sommers
Writers: Stephen Sommers, Lloyd Fontvielle, Kevin Jare, John L. Balderston, Neena Wilcox Putnam, Richard Sayel
Actors: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Voslow, Kevin J. O’Connor, Jonathan Hyde, Odd Fehr, Eric Aaron Valli / Stephen Dunham / Kerry Johnson / Tucker Hawkins / Omid Djalili / Aaron Ipalai / Bernard Fox / Patricia Velasquez / Carl Chase/ Mohammed Afifi/ Sean Cronin/ Hoy Dorov/ João Costa Menezes/ …
Region: US / UK / Morocco
Language: English / Ancient Egyptian / Arabic / Mandarin / Hebrew / Hungarian
Released: 1999-04-16 (Portugal) / 1999-05-07 (USA)
Series:  Mummy
Length: 125 minutes
Also known as: Tomb Raiders (Hong Kong) / Legend of Ghosts (Taiwan)
Rating: IMDB 7.1 / Rotten Tomatoes 61%
The Egyptian city of Hamna Tower is the cemetery of the pharaohs of all dynasties. According to legend, there are a lot of rare treasures left by the pharaohs here. A steady stream of people go to dig gold, but there are only a few survivors. As a result, Hamna Tower became a place of mystery and was named “City of the Dead”.
The librarian Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) got a map of Hamna Tower by chance. She was so excited that she decided to go there with her brother for archaeology. They found the former survivor O’Connor. (Brendan Fraser played by Brendan Fraser), and the three went together.
After a thrilling journey, Evelyn and the others finally arrived at Hamna Tower, but the most terrifying thing happened: Imerton, the high priest of Seti I, committed a crime three thousand years ago, and was cursed the most severely. The mummy was sealed in the sarcophagus, but his soul was awakened accidentally. Imerton, who possessed incomparable mana, was about to wash Egypt with blood and bring endless disasters to the world…
The Mummy is a 1999 American action-adventure film directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, and John Hannah. The film is a loose remake of the 1932 film of the same name, and follows the story of adventurer Rick O’Connell, who discovers a cursed Egyptian tomb and unleashes an ancient evil upon the world.
The film’s plot revolves around O’Connell’s attempts to stop the resurrected mummy Imhotep, who is seeking to bring his long-lost love back to life by sacrificing the life force of a young woman named Evelyn Carnahan. Along the way, O’Connell and Carnahan are joined by a motley crew of allies, including a bumbling archaeologist and a warrior leader.
The Mummy was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $416 million worldwide and earning positive reviews for its action-packed sequences, humorous tone, and impressive special effects. The film spawned two sequels, The Mummy Returns and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, as well as a spin-off franchise titled The Scorpion King.
Overall, The Mummy remains a beloved and influential entry in the action-adventure genre, known for its thrilling set-pieces, memorable characters, and fun-loving spirit.
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