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 finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 485,016 | Gross: $126.46M
2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Votes: 705,192 | Gross: $242.37M
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, 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.
Votes: 460,118 | Gross: $56.72M
5. 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.
Votes: 124,510 | Gross: $102.18M
6. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Four college freshmen and best friends find that it may take more than a shared pair of jeans to help them stay in touch as their lives go in different directions.
Votes: 23,375 | Gross: $44.09M
8. 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 »
Votes: 8,074 | Gross: $10.72M
9. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.
Votes: 54,474 | Gross: $19.48M
10. Bang Gang (une histoire d'amour moderne) (2015)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama
In the well-to-do suburbs of a small town, a group of pretty average, well-adjusted sixteen and seventeen year olds are ordinary adolescents who take a singular path.
11. The Ruins (2008)
R | 90 min | Horror
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.
Votes: 61,778 | Gross: $17.43M
12. Labyrinth (2012– )
180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The series follows two women-medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice Tanner (... See full summary »
13. The Pyramid (2014)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.
Votes: 18,820 | Gross: $2.75M
14. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Years before Father Lankester 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.
Votes: 29,552 | Gross: $41.81M
15. Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
Approved | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people.
16. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Years before Father Lankester 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.
Votes: 8,461 | Gross: $0.24M
19. 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.
Votes: 11,298 | Gross: $0.38M
20. Rare Exports (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.
Votes: 21,243 | Gross: $0.26M
21. 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.
22. Escape to Athena (1979)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A World War Two adventure involving a group of Allied POWs, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery and a secret German rocket base.
23. Appointment with Death (1988)
PG | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects.
Votes: 2,462 | Gross: $0.96M
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
During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison.
Votes: 2,336 | Gross: $1.00M
27. 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.
28. 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.
31. 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 »
33. 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 »
34. 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 »
35. 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 »
36. 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.
38. Büyü (2004)
95 min | Horror, Thriller
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...
39. Don't Panic Chaps (1959)
85 min | Comedy, War
Charming farce about British and German soldiers peacefully sharing a little island in the Adriatic in 1943 - that is until the beautiful Elsa is cast ashore.
40. 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 »
42. Paid to Kill (1954)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
44. Adventures of Young Van Helsing: The Quest for the Lost Scepter (2004 Video)
PG-13 | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
The teenaged descendant of Professor Van Helsing must fight an ancient demon named Simon Magus for control of a powerful sceptor.
45. 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.
47. 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 »
48. 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.
50. El Gran Tour de Jorge Bonsor (2017)
64 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Approach to the life and achievements of George Bonsor, pioneer of Archaeology who settled in Andalusia, South Spain, in early 20th century and played a key role in the development of such a new and fashionable science.
Director: Antonio Lobo