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1. The Mummy (1999)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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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.

Writers: Stephen Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle, Kevin Jarre | Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

2. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

3. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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Around the world, the signs of the apocalypse--as outlined in the Book of Revelation--seem to be coming to pass in the wake of a mysterious wanderer. Father Lucci, the Vatican Emissary ... See full summary »

Writers: Clifford Green, Ellen Green | Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

4. The Order (2001)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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Van Damme plays Rudy whose father, Oscar is an archaeologist. His father goes to Israel. When his father disappears, he goes to Israel to find him. The chief of police claims that his ... See full summary »

Writers: Les Weldon, Jean-Claude Van Damme | Director: Sheldon Lettich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sofia Milos, Charlton Heston, Brian Thompson

5. Arabesque (1966)

Unrated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.

Writers: Julian Mitchell, Stanley Price, Peter Stone, Gordon Cotler | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore

6. The Secret of the Sahara (1988 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Adventure

7.3
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Desmond Jordan is an archaeologist who finds an old parchment in which is mentioned the history of the Loudspeaker Mountain, the guardian of an ancient and sought-after treasure hidden ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael York, Ben Kingsley, James Farentino, Andie MacDowell

7. The Da Vinci Treasure (2006)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

2.3
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An anthropologist must unlock the code hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci in order to find the greatest treasure ever, one that could change Christianity forever.

Writers: Paul Bales, Carlos De Los Rios, David Michael Latt, Peter Mervis | Director: Peter Mervis | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lance Henriksen, Nicole Sherwin, Alexis Zibolis

8. God v. Satan: The Final Battle (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

6.5
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Christians, Jews and Muslims believe there will a final battle between God and Satan. Believers and scholars are interviewed. Artwork and staged reenactments depict the end times.

Director: Lisa Wolfinger | Stars: Avery Brooks, Jonathan Kirsch, Paul S. Boyer, Hassan Qazwini

9. Quest for the Lost Civilization (1998 TV Mini-Series)

History, Mystery

8.7
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Graham Hancock is a bestselling author and journalist who specializes in ancient civilizations. He explores, amongst other things, the submerged Yonaguni monument off the coast of Japan, Easter Island, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the pyramids of Egypt and looks at astronomical alignments.

Stars: Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval

10. The Laughing Dead (1989)

103 min | Horror

4.0
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Zombies, demons, and a mad doctor await a bus-load of folks looking for a tour of Aztec ruins. Father O'Sullivan is a Catholic priest who has lost his faith in God and who cannot forget the... See full summary »

Writer: Somtow Sucharitkul | Director: Somtow Sucharitkul | Stars: Tim Sullivan, Wendy Webb, Premika Eaton, Patrick Roskowick

11. The Tomb Robbery Papyrus: Notes of a Past (2009)

97 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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A century long search for an important ancient Egyptian royal tomb ... its location defined by a discredited antique manuscript ... a young archaeologist believing in its veracity. The ... See full summary »

Writer: A.C. Lily T.-Rampenthal | Director: A.C. Lily T.-Rampenthal | Stars: Chris Abbott, Ray Anderson, David Astley, Robert Barton

12. Ollantay, az Andok vezére (1980 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

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Director: András Rajnai | Stars: Jácint Juhász, György Bárdy, Marianna Moór, Ottó Szokolay

13. Ancient Aliens (2009– )
Episode: Chariots, Gods and Beyond (2009)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

7.7
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According to ancient alien theorists, extraterrestrials with superior knowledge of science and engineering landed on Earth thousands of years ago, sharing their expertise with early ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Burns, Rob Hampton | Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Luis Navia, Barry Downing, Erich von Däniken, Michael Cremo

14. The Starlost (1973– )
Episode: The Goddess Calabra (1973)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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Searching for a way to repair the Ark, Devon, Rachel and Garth arrive at the Omicron biosphere, which may have some ancient technical books. All the women died long ago, and Rachel is mistaken for the goddess the men worship.

Creator: Harlan Ellison | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gay Rowan, Robin Ward, John Colicos