Most Popular "Archeological Dig" Titles
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1. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.
2. The Pyramid (2014)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
7. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play in Yale. When the lead actress and friend Julia invites her to travel to Vermont with her to work in a play with professional cast, she ... See full summary »
8. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.
9. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
10. The Ruins (2008)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.
11. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.
12. Paid to Kill (1954)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama
A failed business deal forces James Nevill to blackmail his weak-willed friend into murdering him so that his wife can collect his insurance, but circumstances suddenly change.
13. Abandon (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year... See full summary »
14. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.
15. The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Librarian-turned-adventurer Flynn Carsen endeavors to find King Solomon's mines.
16. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith.
17. Lootera (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance
An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.
18. Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse.
19. Out for a Kill (2003 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
21. The Lost Tribe (2009)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
After a devastating boat crash, a group of friends are stranded on an uncharted island where they encounter an ancient tribe of humanoid creatures.
22. Treasure Guards (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure
During an excavation in the remote Jordanian desert archaeologist Victoria Carter discovers an ancient parchment, buried in the ruins of an ancient temple. It indicates the location of the ... See full summary »
23. Escape to Athena (1979)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
During World War II, the prisoners of a German camp on a Greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a ... See full summary »
24. Final Days of Planet Earth (2006 TV Movie)
173 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Lloyd Walker is an anti-heroic archaeologist who, after stumbling upon an alien conspiracy, becomes enmeshed in an against-all-odds battle to save the human race. From the enigmatic Room 86... See full summary »
25. March or Die (1977)
PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Adventure
Foreign Legion Major Foster (Hackman), an American haunted by his memories of the recently-ended Great War, is assigned to protect a group of archaeologists at their dig. Foster's unit ... See full summary »
26. Now & Forever (2002)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of ... See full summary »
27. Aquila (1997–1998)
Comedy, Drama, Family
Whilst on holiday, two boys find the skeleton of a Roman centurion in a cave. Buried with him is an unusual 'pod' which turns out to be a flying machine with incredible abilities. Will they... See full summary »
28. Guardian (2001)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With a spate of violence that rocks the inner city, L.A.P.D. and ex-Marine John Kross investigates its cause: a new drug called Chaos. With help from his partner Carpenter, they delve into ... See full summary »
30. On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the ... See full summary »
31. Kill Your Killer (2015)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy | Filming
A Spielbergian Cold War Treasure Hunter Film Revolving Around a Broken Family and a Coming of Age Epic.
32. Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Disguised as a German archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.
33. Dark Spells (2004)
A group of archeologists are determined to make digs on a ghost town to find an old book, ignoring that the town is cursed due to events occurred about seven hundred years ago. An evil spirit comes to haunt this team...
34. The Ghost Dance (1980)
96 min | Horror, Thriller
The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.
36. The Witch (1952)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Archaeological team unearths a body of a young woman, who was told to be a witch buried in the bog some 300 years ago. Soon a naked woman appears and drives the men of the village crazy. ... See full summary »
37. Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. (1949)
Approved | 167 min | Crime, Drama
The female leader of an international crime ring steals a valuable artifact that can give her the power to control men's minds. Federal agents are dispatched to get it back and stop her evil plans.
38. Hijoshi zukan (2009)
105 min | Comedy
This is an omnibus of six short films by six different directors, whose lead characters are unconventional women. They are "Hijoshi," females who live true to themselves and their desires.
Writers: Takashi Shimizu, Keisuke Toyoshima, Junko Emoto, Yûichi Fukuda, Tsuyoshi Sakurai, Nami Yoshikawa | Directors: Yoshihiro Fukagawa, Kôji Kawano, Yûka Ohsumi, Takashi Shimizu, Keisuke Toyoshima, Renpei Tsukamoto, Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Rika Adachi, Toshiki Ayata, Jiji Bû, Noriko Eguchi
39. The Litterbug (1961)
8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy
Donald and his nephews are litterbugs: they drop garbage everywhere they go - even when they are out for a drive in Donald's car - until they are stopped by a policeman who makes them pick ... See full synopsis »
41. Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen (2012 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew joins a team of archaeologists and explores the mysteries of an ancient Egyptian tomb.
43. Federal Agent at Large (1950)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A crime ring is smuggling gold from Mexico across the border in the US. The Customs Service sends an agent to Mexico to try to infiltrate the ring and stop the smuggling.
Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
A Hundred Days
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After a cataclysmic meteorite bombardment, Col. Jack O'Neil finds himself stranded on a primitive planet with its stargate apparently permanently inaccessible.
Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Appointment with Death
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
While accompanying her husband on an archaeological dig in 1937 Syria, overbearing, abusive Lady Boynton is found stabbed to death.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )
The murder in Athens of a dealer in Greek antiquities leads the Count to the recovery of an ancient statue being smuggled out of the country.
Modern Marvels (1994– )
Axes, Swords and Knives
TV-PG | Documentary, History
This program begins by tracing the development of cutting edges from obsidian flakes to the the latest high tech ceramic. Then the process of making swords and the design trade offs for ... See full summary »
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Battlefield: Part One
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Knights from a parallel universe arrive on Earth to find the legendary sword Excalibur. And only the Doctor and Ace with the assistance of Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart and save the Earth from total catastrophe.