Horror Movies


Dr. Phibes Rises Again - UK, 1972

Director: Robert Fuest
Story: Robert Fuest - Robert Blees
Cast: Vincent Price (Dr. Anton Phibes), Robert Quary (Biederbeck)

Dr. Phibes rises from the dead to find his house demolished and his papyrus scrolls missing. The scrolls hold the secret to find the Pharaoh's Tomb in Egypt, which he requires to bring back his wife from the dead as well.


I'm Dangerous Tonight - USA, 1990

Director: Tobe Hooper
Story: Bruce Lansbury - Philip John Taylor
Cast: Mädchen Amick (Amy), Corey Parker (Eddie)

A cursed Ancient Egyptian piece of cloth fiends its way to an unsuspecting young girl. Having made a dress out of it, she finds that whoever wears it looses all inhibitions and moral responsibilities.


The Mummy - USA, 1932

Director: Karl Freund
Story: Nina Wilcox Putnam
Cast: Boris Karloff (Im-Ho-Tep), Zita Johann (Helen Grosvenor / The Princess)

An archaeological expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for his crimes against the gods. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. 



The Mummy - UK, 1959

Director: Terence Fisher
Story: Jimmy Sangster
Cast: Christopher Lee (Kharis), Peter Cushing (John Banning)

Three British archeologists discover the grave of an ancient Egyptian princess who has died some 4000 years ago. But when they open it, they wake up the guard who was buried with her. Out to protect his mistress, the mummy sets terror among the expedition members.



The Mummy - USA, 1999

Director: Stephan Sommers
Story: Stephan Sommers - Lloyd Fonvielle
Cast: Brendan Fraser (Rick O'Connell), Rachel Weisz (Evelyn Carnahan)

An adventurer and an Egyptologist team up on the quest for the lost city of Hamunaptra, but all they find is trouble. 


The Mummy Lives - USA, 1995

Director: Gerry O'Hara
Story: Nelson Gidding
Cast: Tony Curtis (Aziru/Dr. Mohassid), Leslie Hardy (Sandra/Kia)

Yet another mummy brought to life after thousands of years, believing he has found the reincarnation of his loved one.


The Mummy Returns - USA, 2001

Director: Stephan Sommers
Story: Stephan Sommers
Cast: Brendan Fraser (Rick O'Connell), Rachel Weisz (Evelyn Carnahan)

The mummy of Imhotep is revived in London, and so starts again his confrontation with the people who destroyed him 10 years earlier. Action-packed and hilarious.


The Mummy's Curse - USA, 1944

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Story: Leon Abrams
Cast: Lon Chaney Jr. (Kharis), Peter Coe (Dr. Zandaab)

An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy, who was buried in the quicksands 25 years earlier, during the prequel to this movie.
Last part in a series about Kharis, the living mummy.


The Mummy's Ghost - USA, 1944

Director: Reginald Le Borg
Story: Griffin Jay
Cast: John Carradine (Youssef Bey), Robert Lowery (Tom Hervey)

An Egyptian high priest travels to the United States to reclaim the bodies of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis. 


The Mummy's Hand - USA, 1940

Director: Christy Cabanne
Story: Griffin Jay
Cast: Dick Foran (Steve Banning), Peggy Moran (Marta Solvani)

Two out-of-work archaeologists in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. They set out into the desert only to be terrorized by a sinister high priest and the living mummy Kharis who are the guardians of Ananka's tomb.



The Mummy's Shroud - UK, 1967

Director: John Gilling
Story: John Gilling
Cast: André Morell (Sir Basil Walden), Eddie Powell (The Mummy)

In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. On their way with their discovery, the expedition members are stalked and killed off by a mummy.


The Mummy's Tomb - USA, 1942

Director: Harold Young
Story: Neil P. Varnick - Griffin Jay
Cast: Dick Foran (Steve Banning), Lon Chaney Jr. (Kharis, the Mummy)

A high priest is out for vengeance when he travels to the United States with Kharis, the living mummy, to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka.
First in a series of three about  Kharis.


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