Most Popular Excavation Movies and TV Shows
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1. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A pragmatic Paleontologist visiting an almost complete theme park is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.
Votes: 799,241 | Gross: $402.45M
3. The Mummy (2017)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Votes: 159,481 | Gross: $80.10M
4. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 71,411 | Gross: $67.41M
5. A Private War (2018)
R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War
One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Votes: 11,940 | Gross: $1.63M
7. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
PG | 165 min | Drama, Family
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Votes: 147,702 | Gross: $1.22M
8. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
G | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.
Votes: 23,550 | Gross: $1.30M
9. 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: 143,322 | Gross: $102.49M
10. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Votes: 147,696 | Gross: $13.76M
11. 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: 32,026 | Gross: $41.82M
14. Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.
15. Sweet Sixteen (1983)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Teenager Melissa moves into a small town filled with racial prejudice and bullying, and each time she meets up with one of the boys in town, they end up murdered - but who is the killer?
17. The Gathering (2002)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Amnesiac Cassie Grant has a premonition that someone or something wants the family that's helping her recover dead. She investigates the secrets of the town they live in and uncovers darkness, both human and supernatural.
19. The Mummy's Shroud (1967)
Approved | 90 min | Horror
In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed ... See full summary »
20. Dolly Dearest (1991)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit.
21. Still Life (2006)
Unrated | 111 min | Drama
A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.
Votes: 5,336 | Gross: $0.07M
22. Tale of the Mummy (1998)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a Prince was buried and his tomb eternally cursed so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on ... See full summary »
23. The Crater Lake Monster (1977)
PG | 85 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
A meteor that crashed into Oregon's Crater Lake unearths a dinosaur egg. The heat from the meteor causes the egg to hatch, and the emerging dinosaur takes to snacking on the locals.
24. Dead Sea (2014)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of marine life in an inland salt water lake that have been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of legend.
25. The Mummy's Curse (1944)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths living mummy Kharis, who was buried in quicksand twenty-five years earlier.
26. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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.
27. 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: 13,750 | Gross: $0.38M
28. Dracula's Dog (1977)
R | 90 min | Horror
Russian soldiers accidentally unleash the servant of Dracula, as well as his dog, during excavations of Romania. Together, they set out for America, to find the last descendant of the great... See full summary »
29. Scalps (1983)
R | 82 min | Horror
A group of archeological students venture on Indian land for a dig. Unfortunately, they release an evil spirit who possesses one of them and starts killing the others.
31. There Goes the Neighborhood (1992)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and ... See full summary »
32. Valley of the Kings (1954)
Approved | 86 min | Adventure
In 1900, in Egypt, archaeologist Mark Brandon is asked by Ann Mercedes to find the tomb of Ra-Hotep but their quest is marred by intrigue, betrayal, murder and danger.
33. The Fallen Ones (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror
An archaeologist finds the mummified remains of a giant--the offspring of a Fallen Angel and a human woman. Now he has to stop the terror he has unleashed.
37. Basilisk: The Serpent King (2006 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Two millennia ago, a Lybian king has a basilisk (snake-shaped dragon), which petrifies people, subjected to the same fate with a golden scepter during a solar eclipse. Both these and ... See full summary »
38. The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002 TV Movie)
R | 182 min | Action, Thriller, Mystery
Steffen Vogt is helping out at a German archaeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from the year 2003. ... See full summary »
39. The Road (III) (2011)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.
Votes: 1,623 | Gross: $0.12M
40. Dawn of the Mummy (1981)
Unrated | 93 min | Horror
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.
41. Bitter Victory (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, War
A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General Erwin Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved, as the Commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
44. Barbie Presents: Thumbelina (2009 Video)
TV-Y | 75 min | Animation, Family
Barbie tells on a new story, Thumbelina. A story about a fairy who befriend a human girl, and both cooperate their strength in an attempt to save the fairies trees.
45. Citizen (2001)
Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Citizen (Ajith), has many identities, as Anthony, Abdullah and Arivanandham. He has kidnapped three senior government officials and left clues as to why, which is tracked by the police. A ... See full summary »
47. Camp Fear (1991 Video)
R | 86 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Some sorority sisters opt for camping in the woods with a handsome professor instead of a Palm Springs spring break. However, their orgy is interrupted when some Druids find them and decide... See full summary »
48. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (2011 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Family
Lightning has disappeared, and her sister Serah travels through time and alternate realities with the help of a moogle and a mysterious boy named Noell who claims that Lightning needs her help to defeat a powerful, immortal foe.
50. The Day the Dinosaurs Died (2017 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary
Investigates the greatest vanishing act in the history of our planet - the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.