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The Mummy Details


Loosely adapted from the classic 1932 horror film starring Boris Karloff, The Mummy is set in Egypt, where over 3,000 years ago the high priest Imhotep (played by Arnold Vosloo) was given the all-important assignment of preparing the recently dead for their journey into the afterlife. However, Imhotep made one terrible mistake - he became smitten with Anck-Su-Namun, the mistress of the Pharaoh himself. Driven mad by jealousy and love, Imhotep murdered the Pharaoh, and his punishment was to be buried alive and suffer the torment of an eternal life in his wretched tomb. In 1925, a band of adventurers seeking fame and fortune - led by Rick O'Connel (Brendan Fraser), an American expatriate who has joined the foreign legion, and Evelyn Carnarvon (Rachel Weisz), an amateur archeologist - find a previously unknown burial site in Egypt. The team starts to dig, hoping to find lost riches, but instead they disturb the tomb of Imhotep, and soon the cursed priest rises from his grave to wreck vengeance on humanity. The Mummy was written and directed by Stephen Sommers, whose previous cinematic journeys into the past include The Jungle Book and The Adventures Of Huck Finn. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:May 7, 1999


Awarded by
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Leslie Shatz Best Sound 1999 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Chris Carpenter Best Sound 1999 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Rick Kline Best Sound 1999 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Chris Munro Best Sound 1999 Nominee


Brendan Fraser
as Rick O'Connell
Rachel Weisz
as Evelyn
John Hannah
as Jonathan
Arnold Vosloo
as Imhotep
Kevin J. O'Connor
as Beni
Jonathan Hyde
as Egyptologist
Oded Fehr
as Ardeth Bay
Erick Avari
as Curator
Stephen Dunham
as Henderson
Corey Johnson
as Daniels
Omid Djalili
as Warden
Aharon Ipalé
as Pharaoh
Bernard Fox
as Winston
Patricia Velasquez
as Anck-Su-Namun
Carl Chase
as Hook
Mohammed Afifi
as Hangman


Stephen Sommers
Sean Daniel
James Jacks
James Jacks
Screen Story
Kevin Jarre
Screen Story
Stephen Sommers
Stephen Sommers
Screen Story
Lloyd Fonvielle
Screen Story
Adrian Biddle
Jerry Goldsmith
Composer (Music Score)
Bob Ducsay
Allan Cameron
Production Designer
Peter Russell
Art Director
Tony Reading
Art Director
Cliff Robinson
Art Director
Giles Masters
Art Director
Patricia Carr
Kevin Jarre
Executive Producer
Peter Howitt
Set Designer
John Bloomfield
Costume Designer
Leslie Shatz
Sound/Sound Designer
Chris Munro
Sound/Sound Designer
Rick Kline
Sound/Sound Designer
Chris Carpenter
Sound/Sound Designer
John Hubbard
Ros Hubbard
Greg Michael
Second Unit Director
Harvey Harrison
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Simon Crane
Stunts Coordinator
Chris Corbould
Special Effects Supervisor