The Mummy
The Mummy (1959)

While on a dig in Egypt, British archaeologist John Banning (Peter Cushing) desecrates the tomb of Princess Ananka, awakening her mummified lover (Christopher Lee). With revenge on his mind, the mummy follows Banning and the rest of his… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 9, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Superior Hammer horror classic.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Fun little movie to watch on Halloween.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Rehash of The Mummy and The Mummy's Tomb lacking the atmosphere of either.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Universal exhumes the bandaged baddy and unleashes a new series.

Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

A classic's a classic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Cushing is such a chameleonic actor that he can transform substantially from one role to the next. In the 'Frankenstein' films, he is a haggard,… More
AJ Verser
An okay mummy movie, it has good actors, and it's pretty exciting in some scenes, but overall it's not that great, it's okay though.
Tim Salmons
For a movie called The Mummy, the movie is certainly about The Mummy... maybe too much so. I see this as just another excuse to get Peter Cushing and… More
Stephen M
The 'Mummy' films made by Hammer were much duller than the 'Frankenstein' or 'Dracula' movies. This one starts slowly but finishes… More
Alex roy
Terrence Fisher's film The Mummy is one of the better takes on Universal Studios famous monster. Christopher Lee adorns the bandages in this Hammer Classic… More
David Sayers
Made at the beginning of Hammer's horror run this reunites Cushing and Lee but their relationship is much more in the vein of their 'Curse of… More

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