Wednesday, October 31, 2012

IMDB Top 10 Mummy Movies of All Time

Just in time for Hallowe'en!

They're spooky. They're creepy. They might even make you scream.
The top 10 Mummy movies, as rated on IMDB (The Internet Movie Database)
We've even included Netflix availability at the bottom of the title.
WARNING: not all are suitable for children, and maybe even some adults!

Photo: The Mummy (1932)
Photo: The Mummy (1932)

1. The Mummy (1932)

IMDB rating 7.3/10
Budget: $196,000 (estimated)
Drama/Horror
Not rated/NR
73 minutes
In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege...
Available on Netflix: YES



Photo: Bubba Ho-tep (A Mummy Comedy)
Photo: Bubba Ho-tep 

2. Bubba Ho-Tep

IMDB rating: 7.2/10
Budget: $1,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $35,636 (USA) (21 September 2003) (2 Screens)
Gross: $2,003,420 (USA) (30 June 2004)
Restricted
Comedy
92 minutes
Elvis and JFK, both alive and in nursing homes, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.
Available on Netflix: YES


Photo: The Mummy (1999)
Photo: The Mummy (1999)

3. The Mummy (1999)

IMDB rating: 6.9/10
Budget: $80,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $43,369,635 (USA) (9 May 1999) (3209 Screens)
Gross: $415,933,406 (Worldwide) (25 September 2012)
PG-13
Action/Adventure
125 minutes
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a Mummy.
Available on Netflix: NO




Photo: The Mummy Returns (2001)
Photo: The Mummy Returns 

4. The Mummy Returns (2001)

IMDB rating: 6.2/10
Budget: $98,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $68,139,035 (USA) (6 May 2001) (3401 Screens)
Gross: $433,013,274 (Worldwide) (25 September 2012)
PG-13
Action/Adventure
130 minutes
The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.
Available on Netflix: NO


Photo: Meet the Mummy (abbott and costello)
Photo: Meet the Mummy

5. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

IMDB ranking: 6.2/10
Budget: $738,000 (estimated)
Not rated/NR
Action/Adventure/Comedy
79 minutes
Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.
Available on Netflix: YES




Photo: The Mummy's Hand
Photo: The Mummy's Hand

6. The Mummy's Hand (1940)

IMDB rating: 6.1/10
Budget: unknown
Not rated/NR
Adventure/Horror
67 minutes
An ancient mummy is revived to destroy those that would invade the 3,000 year old tomb of an Egyptian princess.
Available on Netflix: YES




image: Blood from the Mummy's Tomb
Photo: Blood from the
Mummy's Tomb

7. Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)

IMDB rating: 5.8/10
PG
Horror
Budget: unknown
94 minutes
An archaeological expedition brings back to London the coffin of an Egyptian queen known for her magic powers...
Available on Netflix: YES






Image: The Mummy's Curse
Image: The Mummy's Curse

8. The Mummy's Curse (1944)

IMDB rating: 5.4/10
Horror/Thriller
62 minutes
An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.
Available on Netflix: YES





image: The Mummy's Shroud
image: The Mummy's Shroud

9. The Mummy's Shroud (1967)

IMDB rating: 5.3/10
Budget: unknown
Not rated/NR
Horror
90 minutes
In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery...
Available on Netflix: NO




image: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
The Mummy: Tomb of
The Dragon Emperor

10. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

IMDB rating: 5.2/10
Budget: $145,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $40,457,770 (USA) (3 August 2008) (3760 Screens)
Gross: $401,128,639 (Worldwide) (8 March 2009)
PG-13
Action/Adventure
112 minutes
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a Mummy.
Available on Netflix: NO