Films set in ancient Egypt

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Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
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A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life. (106 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
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The Egyptian (1954)
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In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend... (139 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
3.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
 
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Cleopatra (1963)
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (192 mins.)
 
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Exodus (1960)
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors. (208 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
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Gods of Egypt (2016)
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Mortal hero Bek teams with the god Horus in an alliance against Set, the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt's throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. (126 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
 
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Agora (2009)
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A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria. (127 mins.)
 
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The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)
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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries. (100 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
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Nefertite, regina del Nilo (1961)
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A sword and sandal epic. (106 mins.)
 
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Mummy's Dummies (1948 Short Film)
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Set in ancient Egypt, the stooges run a used chariot lot where they unload defective chariots on unsuspecting customers... (16 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
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The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
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An Egyptian priest travels to America in search of the bodies of an Egyptian princess and her living, mummified guardian, with consequences. (61 mins.)
Director: Reginald LeBorg
 
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Moses the Lawgiver (1974 Mini-Series)
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A biopic of Moses, who found the Ten Commandments and parted the Red Sea (360 mins.)
 
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Moses (1995 TV Movie)
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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother... (188 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
14.
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. (150 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
15.
Moses (1986 Video)
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(26 mins.)
Director: Ray Patterson
 
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Papyrus (1998 TV Series)
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A young fisherman, chosen by Horrus (God of Egypt) is tasked with freeing Seth.
 
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Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
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Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra. (107 mins.)
Director: Alain Chabat
 
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Asterix & Cleopatra (1968)
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Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home... (72 mins.)
 
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Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
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The well-known little village from the Asterix and Obelix-comic books is in trouble: It is the last place not controlled by Rome... (109 mins.)
Director: Claude Zidi
 
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Asterix and Caesar (1985)
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Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her... (79 mins.)
 
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Building the Great Pyramid (2002 Documentary)
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Based on the latest archaeological discoveries and combining dramatic reconstruction, location shooting and state-of-the-art CGI computer effects... (58 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Stamp
 
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Carry on Cleo (1964)
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Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions... (92 mins.)
Director: Gerald Thomas
 
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Cleopatra (1999 Mini-Series)
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Princess Cleopatra becomes Egypt's Queen and has an out-of-wedlock son with the son-less Roman ruler Julius Ceasar. Through two romances she strives to protect Egypt from the Romans and make her son the heir to Ceaser's Roman Empire. (177 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
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Cleopatra (1912)
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The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them. (100 mins.)
 
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Cleopatra (1917)
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The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony. (125 mins.)
 
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Cleopatra (1934)
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The man-hungry Queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Mark Antony astray, amid scenes of DeMillean splendor. (100 mins.)
 
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Pharaoh (1966)
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Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers. (180 mins.)
 
28.
The Story of Joseph and His Brethren (1961)
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A brother is cast out from his family, sold in to slavery and then returns years later as a man of power - but shows forgiveness and compassion to his family through the strength of character given to him by God. (103 mins.)
 
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The Pharaohs' Woman (1960)
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A beautiful girl and a young physician fall in love in the midst of a family, and power struggle between rival princes of Upper and Lower Egypt... (87 mins.)
 
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The Mummy (1999)
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An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy. (125 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
31.
The Mummy Returns (2001)
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The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)
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An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. (99 mins.)
 
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Princes and Princesses (2000)
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Six old-style funny silhouetted fairy tales for not so-old-style people. (70 mins.)
Director: Michel Ocelot
 
34.
Reign: The Conqueror (1997 TV Series)
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Alexander the Great was the world's most powerful warrior. Reign is a 21st century science-fiction retelling of the legend of this Macedonian king... (30 mins.)
 
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Sands of Oblivion (2007 TV Movie)
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In 1923 legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille finished the epic film _Ten Commandments, The (1923)_... (90 mins.)
Director: David Flores
 
36.
The Scorpion King (2002)
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A desert warrior rises up against the evil army that is destroying his homeland. He captures the enemy's key sorcerer, takes her deep into the desert and prepares for a final showdown. (92 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
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The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008 Video)
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In Ancient Akkad, Mathayus grows up as the proud son of Ashur, a captain in the world-renowned military corps of Black Scorpions... (109 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
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The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012 Video)
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Since his rise to power, Mathayus' kingdom has fallen. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. (105 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné
 
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Serpent of the Nile (1953)
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In 44 BC, after the assassination of the leader of Rome Julius Caesar, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and one of the highest ranking Roman generals and Caesar's possible successor Mark Anthony begin a tragic love affair. (81 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
40.
Slave of Dreams (1995 TV Movie)
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The Egyptian executioner's wife tries to seduce Hebrew slave Joseph to fulfill a dream they are experiencing simultaneously. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
 
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Joseph (1995 TV Movie)
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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. (185 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)
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When Joseph receives a beautiful coat from his parents, his eleven brothers hate him even more and are... (75 mins.)
 
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Ancient Egyptians (2003 TV Series)
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Each of the four separate episodes -rather independent chapters- presents some of the findings of Egyptology... (50 mins.)
 
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The Cleopatras (1983 Mini-Series)
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An eight-part series depicting the lives of a series of queens of ancient Egypt. (50 mins.)
 
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Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
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At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar who teaches her how to rule Egypt. (138 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Pascal
 
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Caesar and Cleopatra (2009)
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Shaw's legendary wit turns political drama into sparkling comedy when veteran strategist Julius Caesar... (130 mins.)
Director: Des McAnuff
 
47.
Caesar and Cleopatra (1976 TV Movie)
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Julius Caesar's arrival in Egypt proves more than interesting to the beautiful Cleopatra, ambitious sister to the boy pharaoh. (75 mins.)
 
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Anthony at Cleopatra (1972)
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Director: Dan Inocencio
 
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Anthony and Cleopatra (1924 Short Film)
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Director: Bryan Foy
 
50.
Tale of the Mummy (1998)
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Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so... (88 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
51.
The Mummy (1932)
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A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
 
52.
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)
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An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magical powers... (94 mins.)
Director: Seth Holt
 
53.
The Mummy's Curse (1944)
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An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths living mummy Kharis, who was buried in quicksand twenty-five years earlier. (60 mins.)
Director: Leslie Goodwins
 
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The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
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A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier. (60 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
55.
The Mummy's Shroud (1967)
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In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery... (90 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
56.
Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy (1999)
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Six young archaeology students discover the remains of an ancient Aztec mummy and accidentally unleash the fury of an evil god. (86 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
 
57.
The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
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An Egyptian priest travels to America in search of the bodies of an Egyptian princess and her living, mummified guardian, with consequences. (61 mins.)
Director: Reginald LeBorg
 
58.
The Mummy's Ghost (1966 Short Film)
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Nine minutes extracted from The Mummy's Ghost (1944) for the pre-VCR 16mm home movie market (9 mins.)
 
59.
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964)
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When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American... (78 mins.)
 
60.
Wrestling Women vs. the Aztec Mummy (1964)
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If you've ever longed for a movie about wrestling women who take on various monsters, this is it! Xochitl... (85 mins.)
Director: René Cardona
 
61.
Dawn of the Mummy (1981)
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A group of fashion models disturb the tomb of a mummy and revive an ancient curse. Along with the mummy rising, slaves who were buried in the desert thousands of years before, also rise, with a craving for human flesh. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Agrama
 
62.
The Eyes of the Mummy (1918)
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A girl is kidnapped and held captive in an ancient Egyptian temple. She is rescued and flees to England, but soon finds that her mysterious captor is still haunting her. (63 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
63.
Love Brides of the Blood Mummy (1973)
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A revived mummy needs the blood of young women to slake his thirst. (83 mins.)
Director: Ken Ruder
 
64.
The Mummy's Revenge (1975)
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Paul Naschy's Spanish version of "The Mummy". (91 mins.)
Director: Carlos Aured
 
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Five Graves to Cairo (1943)
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During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt. (96 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder