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The Mummy (1999)

Followed by 

The Mummy (2001) (TV Series)


The Mummy Returns (2001) (Video Game)


The Mummy (1932)
Once again, Imhotep has risen looking for his long lost love
Ben-Hur (1959)
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Line from "Man Who Would Be King" mirrored almost exactly
Time Bandits (1981)
Ghostbusters (1984)
"Nice shooting Tex" line said in both films
Highlander (1986)
Immortal monster that can only be killed by decapitation
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Recurring "I'm professional (while having limited if any knowledge of a subject) joke.
Aliens (1986)
The Scorpion King tears Mr. Hafez in a similar way The Queen tears Bishop in Aliens
Evil Dead II (1987)
Speed (1994)
One mummy soilder is killed the same way Howard Payne dies in Speed (it also takes place on a bus too)
The Mask (1994)
Braveheart (1995)
Congo (1995)
Waterworld (1995)
Scream (1996)
Whenever a character from this film here's a horror movie cliché the next one respones by saying "where have I heard that before"
Hercules (1997)
Titanic (1997)
Rick hugs Evie from behind at the stern of the flying ship as they look out into the sky.
The Matrix (1999)
Beowulf (1999)
The Mummy (1999)
Among the many references to the original are: the columns in the opening scene fall in the same manner as the boocases in the library scene from the first movie; when Alex asks for an Egyptian symbol ('amenophus'), this is the same symbol Jonathan asked about in the first film (and that's why he knows the answer now). Also the scene of a water wall with a face devouring flying vessel is repeated (in The Mummy (1999) it was a sandstorm).
Gladiator (2000)
The Patriot (2000)

Referenced in 

At the Movies: Dr. Dolittle 2/The Fast and the Furious/The Princess and the Warrior (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Fast and the Furious" review.
Age of Mythology (2002) (Video Game)
Inspiration for Egyptian mythology, particularly Anubites and Scorpion Men
Girlfriends: The Mommy Returns (2002) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003) (Video)
"What's with the 'Mummy Returns' getup?"
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
mentioned in conversation
The Legend of Zorro (2005)
"My Papi is going to kick your..." echoes "My dad is going to kick your arse" from "The Mummy Returns"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.35 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie Taglines" category
The Mexican Mummy (2005) (Short)
The Mexican Mummy urinates on the poster of this movie.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
A mold of the scorpion hybrid of Mathayus was shown.
Knocked Up (2007)
Poster seen in Ben's apartment
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
Mathayus the Scorpion King briefly appears among the villains
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Evelyn's second book she wrote in the film about her adventures, which happens to have the same name as the previous film in the Mummy series.
The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior (2008) (Video)
The Spear of Osiris & it's part of killing egyptian monsters is mentioned
Comeback: Lexa a porno (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
A mummy comes to life and wants to take over the world, and the march of animal-headed warriors is the same in both movies.
The Blockbuster Buster: Van Helsing (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentions the Mummy sequels
Neowolf (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Zeus and Roxanne (2010) (TV Episode)
"I can respect you trying to kill Brendan Fraser, but you leave Mary Beth alone! "
Tosh.0: Phil Davison (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
White Collar: On the Fence (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Neal
Bad Movie Beatdown: Van Helsing (2011) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions the sequel
Underworld Awakening (2012)
The car chase scene were Selene, David & Eve are being chased by the Lycans is visually idental to the car chase scene in The Mummy Returns (Eve also eye-gougs a Lycan just like Rick eye-gougs a mummy zombie soilder too)
End of the World (2013) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in Dialogue
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Mummy's Curse (2013) (TV Episode)
James mentions the newer Mummy movies
Face Off: Sexy Beasts (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Pompeii (2014)
Recurring can I kill him joke is used by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's character in both films
Rio 2 (2014)
Title Reference
Ginger Snaps: Blood, Teeth and Fur (2014)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: The Adventures of Hercules II (2014) (TV Episode)
"...which is much better than the one in The Mummy Returns..."
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
The explorer's son in the opening scene accomplishes much like Rick's son.
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/George Ezra (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the franchises which Dwayne Johnson has appeared in, mentioned during his monologue.
Mortal Kombat X (2015) (Video Game)
Johnny Cage: "The Mummy Returns..."
Wrecked: All Is Not Lost (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny loves the movie because of Brendan Fraser.
Tamara's Never Seen: Jurassic Park - Tamara's Never Seen (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Lesser Known Love: The Scorpion King (2017) (TV Episode)
Dwayne Johnson's first cinematic appearance as a cameo.
Half in the Bag: The Mummy (2017) (TV Episode)
movie still appears when Mike talks about the Brendan Fraser's Mummy
Nostalgia Critic: Toonami (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.


The Mummy (1999)

Featured in 

Spotlight on Location: The Mummy Returns (2001) (Video)
clips shown
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Halloween (2001) (TV Episode)
Combo DVD release of The Mummy (1999) & The Mummy Returns (2001) reviewed + footage used
The Rock: Just Bring It (2002) (Video)
Clips shown.
'The Scorpion King': A Warrior's Journey (2002) (Video)
Clips shown
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
A clip is shown to illustrate the work of ILM.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.143 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Rick O'Connell.
Faux Raccord: La Momie/Le Retour de la Momie (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.123 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Dwayne Johnson films
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Bad special effect
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cat Fights (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown as an honorable mention
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst CGI Movie Effects (2013) (TV Episode)
The Scorpion King is #1.
Shameful Sequels: The Mummy 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike says this is a good film
WatchMojo: Top 10 Major Plot Holes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Forgets First Movie gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cursed Movie Objects (2015) (TV Episode)
The bracelet of Anubis gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Special Effects That Didn't Age Well (2016) (TV Episode)
The special effects for The Mummy Returns are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Annoying Kid Characters in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Alex O'Connell is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Villainous Movie Couples (2019) (TV Episode)
Imhotep & Anck-Su-Namun are #7.


Superman (1978)
Speed (1994)
Waterworld (1995)
Titanic (1997)
The Matrix (1999)
The Mummy (1999)
The Patriot (2000)

Spoofed in 

2001 MTV Movie Awards (2001) (TV Special)
The Mummy Parody (2001) (TV Short)

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