The Mummy(Movie, 1932)

| 1h 13min | Genres: Horror, Drama, Fantasy
The MummyRating: 3.4/5 (with 243243 votes)
The Mummy is a 1932 American pre-Code supernatural horror film directed by Karl Freund. The screenplay by John L. Balderston was adapted from a treatise written by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer. Released by Universal Studios as a part of the Universal Classic Monsters franchise, the film stars Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Edward Van Sloan and Arthur Byron. In the film, Karloff stars as Imhotep, an ancient Egyptian mummy who was killed for attempting to resurrect his dead lover, Ankh-esen-amun. After being discovered and accidentally brought to life by a team of archaeologists, he disguises himself as a modern Egyptian named Ardeth Bey and searches for Ankh-esen-amun, who he believes to have been reincarnated in the modern world. Whilst being less cultu... ()
Movie poster of The Mummy

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About The Mummy

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: California
Plays in: Egypt, Thebes, Cairo
Derivative works/Adaptions: "The Mummy" (movie, 1999), "The Mummy" (movie, 2017)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Arabic (AR), English (EN), French (FR)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/22/1932 (World premiere: 01/01/1932)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A Múmia"
"Die Mumie"
"La mòmia"
"La momia"
"La momie"
"Η Μούμια"
"La mummia"
"De Mummie"
"King of the Dead"
"A Múmia"
"Mumien vaknar"

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Other movies with this title: The Mummy (US, 1911), The Mummy (GB, 1959), The Mummy (US, 1999), The Mummy (FR, 2014), The Mummy (JP/US, 2017)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:6602, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 01/30/2023