The Mummy (1999 movie)

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The Mummy
Directed byStephen Sommers
Written byScreenplay:
Stephen Sommers
Story:
Kevin Jarre
Lloyd Fonvielle
Stephen Sommers
Produced bySean Daniel
James Jacks
StarringBrendan Fraser
Rachel Weisz
John Hannah
Arnold Vosloo
CinematographyAdrian Biddle, BSC
Edited byBob Ducsay
Music byJerry Goldsmith
Distributed byUniversal Studios
Release date
May 7, 1999
Running time
124 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguagesEnglish, Arabic
Budget$80,000,000 (estimated)
Box officeDomestic:
$155,385,488
Worldwide:
$415,933,406

The Mummy is a 1999 American fantasy adventure horror movie. It is set in Egypt in 1926. Stephen Sommers wrote and directed it. The movie stars Brendan Fraser (acting as Rick O'Connell, who is a person who tries to find treasure so he can sell it), and Rachel Weisz (acting as Evelyn 'Evie' Carnahan, who is a person who learns about the history of Egypt) and Arnold Vosloo, acting as the Mummy. The movie has a lot of talking in the old Egyptian language, which was spoken with the help of a group of people who study it for a job. The movie was first going to be to be part of a few low-budget movies but was later given the money it needed to be made into a big Hollywood movie.

The Mummy was seen by people for the first time on May 7, 1999. It earned $43 million from being seen in 3,210 places that weekend. It went on to earn $415 million from being seen in total. Other movies were then made. The first was made in 2001. It is called The Mummy Returns. A TV programme was made called The Mummy: The Animated Series. A third movie was then first seen by people on August 1, 2008 and is called The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

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Awards[change | change source]

The movie won Best Make-Up at Saturn Awards.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Past Saturn Awards". Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. Archived from the original on 2014-09-06. Retrieved 2008-01-04.

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