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Egyptian Holiday
USA, 2011

Austen Cooke, Jeff Scot Carey
Directed by Spencer Katz


Determined to discover the Pharaoh's treasure, a disorganized group of explorers led by a bumbling archaeologist with an affinity for Chardonnay, set out on an expedition through an ancient Egyptian tomb teeming with bugs, layered with hallways, and full of traps. (source: IMDb)

Impressive stop motion animation using only LEGO© bricks and parts, a so-called 'brickfilm', a genre that has become very popular with animators publishing low-cost films for internet video-sharing sites like YouTube.

Ammut's Angel
USA, 2011

Directed by Chris Miller


A famous model and movie star who has decided to stop her career is killed by an occult society of entertainment elites. In the afterlife, however, she is handed the unique opportunity to act as the avenging angel of Ammut, the Egyptian goddess of revenge, and get even for her life that was destroyed.

Series created exclusively for the internet and published on chriscrazyhouse.com. Unfortunately, at the time of writing this (16 December 2011) the website appears to be down, but this is hoped to be just temporary (for the moment the YouTube button links to the trailer). The sole Egyptian factor in this series seems to be the goddess Ammut granting the main character her revenge.

Super Solar Sisters: Strike Squad Supreme!
USA, 2011

Dawn Harvey, Roxie Cotton, Laurel Bryce
Directed by Mark Mackner


Kaiser von Holocaust and a time-travelling Cleopatra have set their eye on world domination with the aid of the 'Almighty Amulet of Amoza-Ka'. Only the Solar Sisters can stop them.

Low budget short film produced by writer/director/producer Mark Mackner. It follows the adventures of Sarah, Cindy and Skipper Solar, three super-powered sisters who are called upon by Uncle Sam to squash supernatural and super-villainous threats to the Earth. In this particular incarnation Cleopatra is dressed in a belly dance costume with a coin headpiece.

The Fate of All Dreams
USA/Egypt, 2011

Josefine Petersén, Larrs Jackson, Breann Johnson
Directed by James L. Perry


Psychiatrist Theodore Marchand attempts to hypnotize his new patient Beverly to discover the origin of her fears and on-going nightmares. His own failure from a past patients death causes him great anxiety and reluctance to venture into age regression to unearth Beverly's mental anguish. Dr. Marchand succeeds beyond his wildest imagination, as Beverly transcends time and space into a previous life in ancient Egypt. (source: IMDb)

The Wedding of River Song
UK, 2011

TV-series Doctor Who

Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston
Directed by Jeremy Webb


The day Doctor Who dies at Lake Silencio in Utah, apparently initiated by The Silence, something has gone wrong with history. Various historical eras have collided into one another and all sorts of figures from history make their way through modern London. In a bid to solve the situation, Amy Pond takes the Doctor to Egypt, to ‘Area 52’: the Great Pyramid of Giza. There, his friends Amy, Rory and River Song have captured and imprisoned hundreds of The Silence as they try to discover what has gone wrong with time. However, the Silence manage to break out of their prisons. The Doctor and River flee to the top of the pyramid, where she put up a distress beacon to ask the whole universe to help save the Doctor from death. Realizing his death is inevitable, the Doctor tries to gain River Song's trust by agreeing to an impromptu marriage ceremony on top of the pyramid. As they kiss, history reverts to its original state and the Doctor dies on the shores of Lake Silencio as it was supposed to be.

Thirteenth and final episode of the sixth (new) series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. This sixth series continues the story from series five, investigating the mysterious Silence that caused the TARDIS to explode in the episodes "The Pandorica Opens" and "The Big Bang", both featured elsewhere in this list for other Egyptian (Cleopatra) content.

Defending Your Life
USA, 2011

TV-series Supernatural

Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Alona Tal, Faran Tahir
Directed by Robert Singer


Sam and Dean investigate a string of gruesome murders and discover the Egyptian god Osiris is behind the deaths. The vengeful god is putting people on trial for their past mistakes and killing them if found guilty. Osiris homes in on Dean's guilt and decides he's the next to stand trial. Sam steps in as Dean's lawyer, but both brothers are unprepared when Osiris calls an unexpected witness.

Episode 130 (7.04) from the television cult-series "Supernatural", which follows two brothers as they hunt demons and other horror figures of the supernatural. Started in 2005, the series is still ongoing.

Yasmin Lee as Cleopatra
USA, 2011

Yasmin Lee

Cleopatra feels quite hot in the soaking desert heat that fills her palace. It is her every wish being serviced by a hot, obedient servant. Made to worship her, the slave does his job, trying desperately not to do anything that he is not given permission to do. But as the temperature rises, things get even hotter…

So-called 'bondage and sado-masochism' (BDSM) porn movie starring shemale actress Yasmin Lee as Cleopatra. Made for internet especially for the website TsSeduction.com which features transsexual women seducing straight men. Not surprisingly for this type of production the ancient Egyptian layer is very thin indeed and only consists of suggestive exotic surroundings (including a water pipe) and Cleopatra wearing a belly dance type of headdress and costume.

The Nine Lives of Cloe King
USA, 2011

Skyler Samuels, Amy Pietz, Ki Hong Lee, Grace Phipps


Television series that follows the adventures of Chloe King, a descendant of an ancient race of supernatural beings called the Mai who are the human offspring of the ancient Egyptian cat goddess, Bast. Chloe is believed to be the savior of the Mai race, with extra abilities and the gift of nine lives, a warrior mentioned in a prophecy that states that she must save the world and both the Mai and Human races, and stop their war. The series ran for a total of 10 episodes in 2011.

The Curse of the Lost Pharaohs
USA, 2011

TV-series Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson, Jonny Harris, Thomas Craig


Detective Crabtree and Detective Murdoch investigate the mysterious and unexplained deaths of seven local Egyptologists. The discovery of an empty sarcophagus leads them to believe a Mummy is loose on the streets of Toronto.

Exclusive 13-part online series created as an extension of the fourth season of "Murdoch Mysteries" on Citytv.com. "Murdoch Mysteries" follows the adventures of eccentric detective William Murdoch working in Toronto in the 1890s. Based on a series of novels by Maureen Jennings. The web series "Curse of the Lost Pharaohs" featuring the stars of the original series and brings to life Constable George Crabtree's first novel "The Curse of the Lost Pharaohs" as a hybrid combination of live-action video and animation. In each installment, Crabtree must work alongside Detective Murdoch, Julia Ogden and Inspector Brackenreid to battle mummies and evil villains in a valiant attempt to save the Queen of England and - in turn - the world.

Set in Stone
Australia, 2011

TV-series The DaVincibles


After bringing back an ancient statue from his trip to Egypt, Pablo enters it in the school art show as his own creation. When Pablo actually wins first place for his plagiarized art, Quba seeks revenge against Pablo and brings the Egyptian artwork to life using his "Spray Alive." Too bad for the DaVinci's that the artwork just happens to be Set, the Egyptian god of chaos!

Episode from the animated series "The Davincibles" about the comedic exploits of the modern-day DaVinci family as they explore the world for rare artifacts to sell at Uncle Leo's Kurios Kat antique shop. Along the way, they cross paths with the world’s most devious, yet questionably competent, super villains known as The Society of Very Bad Villains.

House of Anubis
UK/USA, 2011

Alex Sawyer, Eugene Simon, Tasie Lawrence, Jade Ramsey


When one of their number disappears on the same day that an American girl joins their ranks, a group of English boarding school students embarks on solving an ancient Egyptian mystery.

The tv-series "House of Anubis" is a British-American remake of the Dutch-Belgian television series "Het Huis Anubis" that aired in the Netherlands and Belgium between 2006 and 2009. Starting from 2011 a total of 190 half-hour episodes and one special ("The Touchstone of Ra") have been made so far.

De Novo Não!
Brazil, 2011

TV-series A Mansão Maluca do Professor Ambrósio

Nelson Botter Jr., Thais Santesi
Directed by Nelson Botter Jr.


By accident, Professor and Leslie get back in time to ancient Egypt, where they meet Cleopatra (source: IMDb).

Episode from the series "A Mansão Maluca do Professor Ambrósio" or "Professor Ambrósio's Wacky Mansion" (2010-2016), a Brazilian cartoon created by Nelson Botter Jr and shown on various children's tv-channels. Its stories are set in The Maluca Mansion, a magical place full of history, science and culture, where Professor Ambrose, his nephews, the mouse Leslie and the spider Floribela live many adventures.

La Daga de Rasputín
Spain, 2011

Antonio Resines, Jesús Bonilla, Antonio Molero
Directed by Jesús Bonilla


Forged in ancient Egypt, Dagger of Rasputin is a legendary jewel that gives almost absolute power to its possessor. Caesar, Attila and Napoleon were some of their illustrious owners. The track of jewel is lost in Russia, with the death of its last owner, the mad monk Rasputin. Since then, governments and powerful people have searched in vain (srouce: IMDb).

On the Fence
USA, 2011

TV-series White Collar

Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson
Directed by Paul Holahan


Peter learns that Keller stole an Egyptian artifact and that he's trying to get into New York. Mozzie is anxious to unload the art but Neal wants him to wait. Peter asks Neal how Keller will get the artifact into New York, so he brings Peter to a fence he knows. Later the man turns up dead. When they learn of a person who handles artifacts Neal goes undercover (source: IMDb).

Episode from the tv-series "White Collar" that ran for 81 episodes from 2009 until 2014. It features Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and multitalented former con artist, who works form FBI Special Agent Peter Burke in an unconventional and testy relationship.

Exodus: Let My People Go
USA, 2011

TV-series Superbook

Shannon Chan-Kent, Paul Dobson, Jim Conrad


On a lazy afternoon, the children Chris Joy and Gizmo are hanging out in the lab recalling the great adventures they've had with Superbook. This prompts Gizmo to question whether they've yet experienced the greatest Bible story of all time. In answer to his question, Superbook whisks the children away to meet Moses as he is chosen by God to free the Israelites from their bondage in Egypt.

Episode 4 from the animated series 'Superbook'. It is a remake of a successful cartoon series by the same name from the 1980s, wanting to inspire a new generation of kids for the Bible with exciting adventures around Bible stories using the latest 3D CGI technology.

Treasure Buddies
USA, 2012

Directed by Robert Vince


A team of talking golden retrievers called Buddies journey to Egypt to prevent the cat Ubasti and her human caretaker, Dr. Phillip Wellington, from stealing the legendary Cat’s Eye Jewel from the Tomb of Cleocatra.

Disney direct-to-DVD family film that is the sixth part of the Disney Buddies franchise.

Evil Eye of Egypt
Canada, 2012

TV-series Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson, Jonny Harris, Thomas Craig
Directed by Michelle Ricci


The release of Constable George Crabtree's adventure novel, The Curse of the Pharaohs, coincides with the exhibition of a recently discovered mummy's tomb. Whilst attending the event Murdoch enjoys meeting Dr Iris Bajjali, an archaeologist. However, when the sarcophagus is opened for the audience, a cobra strikes and someone is killed. Murdoch immediately shuts down the exhibition, taking the casket as evidence. Crabtree, as usual, has many extremely unusual ideas regarding mummies curses, but both Murdoch and Brackenreid suspect a less supernatural sequence of events. As more people die, however, it begins to seem as if Crabtree might be right… (source: tv.com)

Episode from the Canadian detective series "Murdoch Mysteries" that follows the adventures of eccentric detective William Murdoch working in Toronto in the 1890s. Based on a series of novels by Maureen Jennings.

Liz and Dick
USA, 2012

Lindsay Lohan, Grant Bowler
Directed by Lloyd Kramer


Television film about the roller coaster romance between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard 'Dick' Burton that started on the set of Joseph Mankiewicz' famous 1963 movie "Cleopatra". The film contains some re-enactments of scenes from that production, as it goes behind-the-scenes to follow the enveloping relation between the two co-stars.

The Mighty Cleopatra
USA, 2012

Kathia Nobili, Leyla Black

Cleopatra gets a new slave to play with. She gets punished if the queen of the Nile is not pleased with her services.

Sado-masochism movie made by Pressplay Entertainment for the internet pornography market. The Egyptian context is suggested by Cleopatra's belly dance like costume, golden draperies and hieroglyphic scribbles (lines rather than characters) on the wall. The slave's scarce mummy-like wrappings contribute to the exotic feel of the scene.

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship
UK, 2012

TV-series Doctor Who

Matt Smith, Arthur Darvill, Karen Gillan, Riann Steele
Directed by Saul Metzstein

When in Egypt with a rather passionate Queen Nefertiti, the Doctor receives a call about a spaceship which will crash into Earth in six hours. Taking Nefertiti with him, he picks up an Edwardian explorer and his companions Amy and Rory, accidently taking Rory's father Brian on the TARDIS as well. They land on the spaceship and come face-to-face with dinosaurs.

Second episode from season 7 (2012-2013) of the BBC science-fiction series "Doctor Who", following the adventures of a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor. Several episodes of the long running series contain references to the Doctor having visited ancient Egypt. In the beginning of this particular episode he is actually there visiting Nefertiti around 1340 BC and taking her on a ride.

10 voor 12
Netherlands, 2012

Redmar Siegertsz, Java Siegertsz, Jelle de Jong, Loes Haverkort
Directed by Diede in ’t Veld

While their parents are away, twins Remco and Sofia visit the National Museum of Antiquities. Remco is immediately attracted to a mysterious ancient Egyptian crystal that is on display and has a curse on it: whoever touches the object will age 10 years every 24 hours. Intruiged by this prospect Remco touches the object, right at the moment when his sister tries to stop him doing so. They are immediately thrown out of the museum. Next day upon awakening they discover they both have aged 10 years. Sofia is quite distressed, but Remco quite enjoys this new adventure. This changes when in the next few days it appears they again age 10 years every day. In their 70s they decide it is high time to reverse the curse, but is that still possible?

Television film based on a short story by 14-year old Celine van Tol.

Mind Games
USA, 2012

TV-series Body of Proof

Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, John Carroll Lynch
Directed by David Solomon


Cat-and-mouse game between resident medical examiner Megan Hunt and convicted serial killer Wilson Polley, who uses an ancient Egyptian embalming hook in his killings.

Episode 20 from the second season of the medical crime investigation series "Body of Proof" about a medical examiner's unique approach to solving crimes that often puts her at odds with her superiors.

Napoleon wal Mahrousa
نابليون والمحروسة

Egypt, 2012

Grégoire Colin, Sherif Salama, Sawsan Badr


Syrio-Egyptian 30 episode series released during Ramadan 2012 about Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt between 1798 and 1801. It specifically focuses on the Egyptian community during that time and how it affected their lives. The series pays some attention to the description of the ancient Egyptian monuments and antiquities by the scientists who traveled in the wake of the military expedition.

Las Aventuras de Tadeo Jones
Spain, 2012

Directed by Enrique Gato


Tad, a Chicago construction worker, dreams of being a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon. Though the main action in this adventure takes place in Peru, the film opens with a short scene of Tad as a boy playing an explorer excavating a tomb in Egypt next to the pyramids... This, we find, is actually a playground in his backyard.

La Mano de Nefertiti
Spain, 2012

Directed by Guillermo García Carsi


A dog and a parrot on a visit to a new exihibition in the history museum inadvertently bring the hand of a mummy back to life.

3-minute short animation developed by Lightbox Entertainment to promote the animated film "Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones" or "Tad, the lost explorer" (Spain, 2012) about a wannabe celebrity archeologist and adventurer.

King Memses' Curse
Australia, 2012

TV-series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt
Directed by Daina Reid


Murdoch Foyle is at large and has been connected with the mysterious death of Albert Monkton, an antique dealer. In investigating the murder, Phryne discovers Murdoch Foyle’s involvement in a bizarre reincarnation cult inspired by ancient Egypt. Phryne’s hunt for the madman leads her on a disturbing trail of death and despair before she realises her own significance in Foyle’s grand plan. Can she overcome her nemesis and finally solve the mystery regarding the fate of her sister, Janey, or will her own death be the price she has to pay to discover the truth.

Episode 13 of the television drama series "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries", based on author Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher Murder Mystery novels, which revolves around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher, a glamorous private detective in 1920's Melbourne.

Superheroine Underworld: The Rise of Cleopatra
USA, 2012

Emily Addison, Jessica Jaymes

Made for video BDSM movie about a hot erotic encounter between a female Batman called Knightswoman and Egyptian queen Cleopatra.

Prisoners of the Sun
USA, 2013

John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin
Directed by Roger Christian


A young American archaeological apprentice is drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. Escaping death traps and ancient monsters, the expedition discovers a secret older than history, and a danger beyond imagination. The "sleepers" have awoken. The gods have arisen. And, the countdown to the end of the world has begun… (source: IMDb)

Also released on DVD as"Dawn of the Mummy".

Isis Rising: Curse of the Lady Mummy
USA, 2013

Priya Rai, James Bartholet, William Connor
Directed by Lisa Palencia


A group of college co-eds take on an assignment for their final course in Archeology haphazardly awaken the ancient spirit of Isis and thus unleash her wrath on the group as they try to flee from the museum.

Currently in production. Low budget supernatural horror movie by Tomcat Films.

UK, 2013

Laura Allen , George Jennings
Directed by Matthew J. Rowney


In modern day Britain, college student Oz is failing History. In order to pass his latest report on ancient Egypt he resurrects a Mummy, a Princess of Egypt, Ani. Together they learn the true meaning of friendship and how History has influenced the present. (source: IMDb)

Short 15-minutes film directed By Matthew J Rowney. Matthew's films often deal with several recurring themes being alone and self sacrifice. Most of his films deal with ordinary characters searching for or coming in contact with extraordinary beings or finding themselves in extraordinary circumstance.

Destruction: Las Vegas
USA, 2013

Frankie Muniz, Barry Bostwick, Michael Steger, Maggie Castle
Directed by Jack Perez


As a group of college students celebrate in Las Vegas over Spring Break, a furious windstorm unlike any other descends upon the city. Hotel after hotel, the famed Vegas Strip is ripped apart by massive tornadoes of sand and hurricane-like winds. Nelson and Olive discover that an ancient Egyptian curse has been awakened. Together with classic Vegas singer Sal, they must find a way to stop it before the legendary city is entirely destroyed.

Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt
USA, 2013

Jon Voight, Skyler Shaye, Jaime Andrews
Directed by Sean McNamara


Big baby, a baby turned bad, busts out of prison and teams up with super-criminal Moriarty. As they are stealing historical artifacts from around the world, the team of Baby Geniuses has to come into action to stop this. A trail of clues leads them to Egypt, where the final confrontation with Big Baby and Moriarty takes place in the Egyptian Museum.

Video film that was released direct to DVD as a sequel to "Baby Geniuses and the Mystery of the Crown Jewels" (2013), both based on the 1999 family-oriented comedy film "Baby Geniuses" and 2004 film "Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2".

Site 146
USA, 2013

Denis O'Hare, Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley
Directed by Grégory Levasseur


A team of U.S. Archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted. (source: IMDb)

Cleopatra ya Lalla
كليوباترا يا لالا

Marocco, 2013

Ihissane Atif, Gianni Giardinelli, Younes Benzakour
Directed by Hicham Hajji


Cleopatra is struck by a mysterious illness to her face and challenges the best heroes in the world by promising her hand and her kingdom to whoever brings a magic egg with healing powers. Antar, son of Omar, Zoheir from Persia, Julius Caesar, and well-known heroes Asterix and Obelix compete to find it. Who of them will become pharaoh and the husband of the beautiful queen Cleopatra?

Comic short movie (16-minutes runtime).

Joseph and the Pharaoh's Dream
Japan, 2013

TV-series Superbook


Chris has a very precise plan for how he is going to get what he wants. He cannot handle it when things don't go according to his own plan. Superbook transports him back to ancient Egypt. As he watches Joseph rise from prisoner to governor of Egypt and gain a long lost bond with his brothers, Chris learns to forego his own plans and trust a little more in God's plans instead.

Episode from the modern 3D biblical animated series Superbook, also known as Animated Parent and Child Theater (Anime Oyako Gekijo). The series was originally created in 1981 as a 2D animated series by the Japan-based Christian Broadcasting Network as part of an outreach to the younger generation. After the 2D series began to lose its appeal, the 3D series was started in 2011.

Kitty Kitty
USA, 2013

Dwight Cenac, Landon Cole, Karen Overstreet
Directed by Blair Richardson


Mark is in love with Vanessa, but Vanessa is having an affair with someone else. It is believed by some that in ancient Egypt adultery was punishable by death, and the Gods were the executioners. This married couple's life is about to become a nightmare when the past arrives on their doorstep.

Independent short horror film, financed by a crowd funding initiative (indiegogo.com).

José do Egito
Brazil, 2013

Andréa Avancini, Marcela Barrozo, Binho Beltrão


Modern retelling of the biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, who, after having been sold into slavery by his brothers, eventually becomes vizier of Egypt and is finally reunited with his family. This lavish production, which cost about $17,000,000, is part of a series of Brazilian biblical mini-series and follows the earlier productions of the stories of Esther (2010), Samson and Delilah (2011) and Koning David (2012). The exterior desert scenes of "José do Egito" were recorded in the Atacama desert in Chili, in Egypt and in Israel.

Only the Sphinx Nose!
USA, 2013

TV-series Bubble Guppies


The Bubble Guppies are on an adventure to ancient Egypt, where they follow clues across the desert, along the Nile, and through a pyramid to solve the secret of the sphinx and find its missing nose.

Episode from the preschool children's television series "Bubble Guppies" produced for the Nickelodeon tv-network. It revolves around the underwater adventures of a group of merperson preschoolers. Each episode features a different setting and provides children with clues to the episodes' mysteries in an educational way. In this particular episode they learn about ancient Egypt.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
USA, 2014

Directed by Rob Minkoff


Mr. Peabody, the world's smartest dog and Nobel Prize-winning scientist, adopts a young boy named Sherman. After Sherman gets into a fight with rival classmate Penny, Mr. Peabody invites the girl and her parents to his penthouse in order to smooth things over. Matters get complicated when Sherman shows Penny Mr. Peabody's biggest invention, the WABAC machine that allows travel through time and space, and manages to lose her somewhere in time. Now, Mr. Peabody and Sherman themselves have to travel back in time, including ancient Egypt, in order to bring Penny home safely and repair history in the process.

Computer-animated comedy adventure film by DreamWorks Animation, based on the characters from the Peabody's Improbable History segments of the 1960s animated television series "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show".

USA, 2014

Adam Leadbeater, Erick Avari, Max Brown


A notorious thief is plucked out of the prison to serve a Pharaoh obsessed with maintaining power.

This 13-episode action-adventure tv-series by 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment was cancelled, despite half of the episodes having already been filmed and a trailer published. Apparently the show wasn't coming together creatively in the way that executives had hoped. The series was to be set in ancient Egypt, where fantasy and reality are intertwined. It would follow a notorious thief who is plucked from prison to serve a Pharoah who rules with an iron fist and fully trusts no one, being obsessed with maintaining power, which he’ll do by any means necessary. In the process, the thief has to batlle palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and divine sorcerers. What remains is the published trailer.

Exodus: Gods and Kings
USA, 2014

Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul
Directed by Ridley Scott


Biblical epic directed by Ridley Scott about the story of the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, starring Christian Bale as Moses. "The story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues" (source: exodusgodsandkings.com).

Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb
USA, 2014

Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley
Directed by Shawn Levy


When the magic powers of the tablet of Ahkmenrah begins to die out due to corrosion, museum guard Larry Daley embarks on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Sequel to 2006′s "Night at Museum" and its 2009 sequel "Battle of the Smithsonian".

The Mummy Resurrected
USA, 2014

Lauren Bronleewe, Bailey Gaddis, Elizabeth Friedman
Directed by Patrick McManus


Horror B-movie about a team of archaeologists discovering an ancient mummy, unleashing a deadly curse from its tomb.

Dummie de Mummie
Netherlands, 2014

Ton Kas, Jennifer Hoffman, Roeland Fernhout
Directed by Pim van Hoeve


In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living Egyptian mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship, learning the boy more than any friend could.

Film based on the children's book by Tosca Menten.

Caesar en Cleopatra
Netherlands, 2014

TV-series Welkom bij de Romeinen

Carice van Houten, Pierre Bokma, Dorine Goudsmit


Dorine Goudsmit welcomes Caesar and Cleopatra to her studio interview and reviews important events from their lives with a comic touch.

Episode from the Dutch educational children tv-series "Welkom bij de Romeinen" ("Welcome to the Romans"), aimed at childen aged 9-12. In 8 episodes it revisits historical events from ancient Roman history in a comical way. Advisor to the series was well-known Dutch historian Fik Meijer.

Penny Dreadful
USA, 2014

Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney


Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, mysterious Vanessa Ives and Dr. Frankenstein unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Searching for the abducted daughter of Sir Malcolm, they encounter being whose dead body is covered by Egyptian spells. Among the spells is an image of the god Amun-Ra in front of the goddess Amunet. As Egyptologist Sir Ferdinand Lyle explains, if Amun-Ra and Amunet ever came together, Amunet would become the mother of all evil, all light would end and the world would live in darkness. As it gradually appears Vanessa Ives is possesed by an unknown entity and is hunted by a devil, it may well be it is Amun-Ra who is afer her to claim the Amunet inside her.

British-American horror TV series that draws upon many characters from 19th-century Irish and British fiction, and that era's interest in spiritualism and the occult. Whereas the series' first season hints to several Egyptian elements forming a creepy background to the storyline, the second season had no mention of it whatsoever.

X-Men: Days of Future Past
USA, 2014

Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman
Directed by Bryan Singer


Superhero film based on the fictional X-Men characters that appear in Marvel Comics. Though Egyptian elements do not play a role in this particular movie, ancient Egypt does appear in a short scene after the end titles as a prelude to the next movie, "X-Men: Apocalypse", expected to be released in 2016. The scene shows a young mutant in the desert telekinetically building gigantic pyramids, as onlookers chant "En Sabah Nur", the real name of Apocalypse, a supervillain of Egyptian descent born with mutant powers.

The Pyramid
USA, 2014

James Buckley, Denis O'Hare, Christa Nicola, Ashley Hinshaw
Directed by Grégory Levasseur


A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted.

Day of the Mummy
USA, 2014

Danny Glover, William McNamara, Brandon deSpain
Directed by Johnny Tabor


In hope of getting his hands on the famed diamond known as the Codix Stone, Jack Wells joins a group of archaeologists out to explore a newly discovered tomb in Egypt, that of the cursed king Neferu. When the Mummy of the king returns from the dead seeking human victims, Jack is in for the most horrifying experience of his life. (source: IMDb)

Treasure of the Pirate Mummy's Tomb
USA, 2014

TV-series Jake and the Never Land Pirates


Jake leads the crew to a Pirate Mummy's Tomb in the desert to help Captain Flynn.

Odd combination of a children's pirate adventure and Egyptian symbolism in a tomb that contains the typical scary mummies, vaults and hidden chambers. Based on Disney's Peter Pan franchise, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" focuses on a band of young pirates and their parrot who continuously spend their days competing against Captain Hook and Mr. Smee for treasure in various surroundings. Praised for its educational, yet entertaining format.

Lupin III

Japan, 2014

Shun Oguri, Tadanobu Asano, Meisa Kuroki
Directed by Ryuhei Kitamura


Interpol Inspector Zenigata begins a world-wide hunt for the infamous thief Arsene Lupin III, a member of the Hong Kong-based thieving ring which specializes in stealing valuable objects from wealthy owners. The most valuable item in their possession is the Crimson Heart of Cleopatra, a necklace commissioned by Mark Antony to symbolize his love for the Queen of the Nile. However, a ruby of Cleopatra's intended to complete the necklace has not yet been recovered. When a trio of thugs steal the necklace, Lupin and his colleagues join forces to recover it.

Japanese action film based on the manga of the same name by Monkey Punch.

World War III
الحرب العالمية الثالثة

Egypt, 2014

Ahmed Fahmy, Hesham Maged, Chico Chico
Directed by Ahmed El Guindi


While playing football with his friends, Khamis shoots the ball through an abandoned museum's window. After entering the museum to retrieve the ball, he finds that all statues come alive at 17:00, including those of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Dracula, Aladdin and Adolf Hitler.

Once We Were Gods
USA, 2014

TV-series Grimm


Homicide investigator Nick Burkhardt of the Portland Police Department is descended from a line of guardians known as Grimms, charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world called Wesen. Nick and his colleague Hank are called to investigate when contractors in Portland unearth an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus, that upon opening unleashed a creature called Anubis, known as the ancient God of Death. It appears the animal gods that the ancient Egyptians worshipped were, in fact, Wesen.

Episode 15 from the third season of the tv series "Grimm", a detective series set in a world in which characters inspired by Grimms' Fairy Tales actually exist.

Le Mystère de la Pyramide
France, 2014

TV-series Baskup: Tony Parker


The High 5 are in Egypt to play against the so-called Anubis Champions. The basketball field is located in the middle of an ancient pyramid complex, envelope by an aura of magic. The High 5's have to travel into the depths of the pyramid to secure their the victory.

Episode seven from the second season of the animated tv-series "Baskup: Tony Parker". It follows Tony Parker, who coaches a team of five basketball teenagers ('The High 5') in a large tournament called Baskup that takes them around the world and into unexpected situations.

La Momie
France, 2014

TV-series Baskup: Tony Parker


The High 5 visit the museum of San Antonio, home to a large exhibition on ancient Egypt. Mike is terrorized by an allegedly cursed mummy.

Episode twelve from the second season of the animated tv-series "Baskup: Tony Parker". It follows Tony Parker, who coaches a team of five basketball teenagers ('The High 5') in a large tournament called Baskup that takes them around the world and into unexpected situations.

Italy, 2014


The Egyxos are creatures gifted with superpowers who are split into two factions endlessly battling for the domination over their kingdom. A human boy, Leo, is caught up in this struggle. He discovers that he is the last pharaoh of the Earth, the heir of a millennial dynasty. He will have to line up in the battle between Kefer, the pharaoh of the Golden Army, and his brother Exaton, the evil black pharaoh of the Dark Army.

Italian animated tv-series of 26 episodes of half an hour our each.

Noble Soul
USA, 2015

Chantal Baroin, Svetla Vasileva, Waleska Latorre


Television series about a noble woman's life, the intrigues of high Aristocracy and her loneliness as a person. In episodes 10 'Nedjma', 11 'Reincarnation' and 12 'Escape', while in Persia and pursued by a prince, a vision takes her back to ancient Egypt where she discovers their love is not to be.

USA, 2015

Avan Jogia, Ben Kingsley, Kylie Bunbury, Alexander Siddig


A young Tut is thrust into power after the murder of his father. The neophyte ruler is forced to marry his sister in order to maintain the dynasty. Although Tut rules as Pharaoh, he is controlled like a puppet by three formidable men who plot against him and vie for the throne themselves. Against all odds, Tut grows from an insecure and manipulated prince to a hero on the battlefield, leading his kingdom into war and victory. Just as he takes control of his nation and his destiny, he is betrayed. (source: deadline.com)

Six-hour mini series about boy-king Tutankhamun's rise to power, his efforts to rule a chaotic empire and the enigma surrounding his death.

The Curse of Amenhotep
UK, 2015

TV-series Father Brown

Mark Williams, Nicholas Farrell, Poppy Corby-Tuech
Directed by Matt Carter


Father Brown and Lady Felicia are visiting a museum owned by her Egyptologist friend Sir Raleigh Beresford, who has just married the much younger Caterina. At the occasion of the visit, Caterina insists on opening a sarcophagus. Some time later her dead body is found in a locked room. Yet another mystery for Father Brown to unravel...

Second episode of the third series of "Father Brown" about a Catholic priest who has a knack for solving mysteries that happen in his English parish.

Os Dez Mandamentos
Brazil, 2015

Camila Rodrigues, Guilherme Winter, Sergio Marone, Zé Carlos Machado
Directed by Alexandre Avancini


Luscious Brazilian tv soap opera set in ancient Egypt. Loosely based on the biblical story of Moses and the Ten Commandments, it spans 100 years in an impressive 150 episodes. Various subplots provide juicy family conflicts, intrigues, power struggles, betrayal, jealousy, hatred, forbidden passions and impossible loves.

USA, 2015


The Minions are ever on the lookout for the most villainous master to serve. After a T- Rex, a caveman, an Egyptian pharaoh, Dracula and Napoleon they encounter their next potential master: supervillain Scarlet Overkill and her inventor husband Herb, who plan to take over the world. It will ultimately lead them to their biggest challenge yet: saving all of Minionkind from annihilation.

3D computer-animated family comedy film, spinned off from the Despicable Me franchise (2010 and 2013 films). The 23 second sequence in which the Minions serve a pharaoh shows them accidentally dropping a pyramid on his head, after which they find themselves looking for a new master.

USA, 2015

Thaddeus Daniels, Layon Gray, Christina Toth
Directed by Layon Gray


Low budget series made for the internet about the triumphs and tragedy of queen Cleopatra, updated to modern times and set against the gritty backdrop of New York.

Frankenstein vs. The Mummy
USA, 2015

Ashton Leigh, Boomer Tibbs, Max Rhyser
Directed by Damien Leone


The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only Egyptologist Naihla Khalil and college professor Dr. Frankenstein may be able to stop the creatures before it is too late.

Dummie de Mummie en de Sfinx van Shakaba
Netherlands, 2015

Jennifer Hoffman, Roeland Fernhout, Katja Schuurman
Directed by Pim van Hoeve


Following up on the events that happened in the previous 2014 film "Dummie de Mummie" (Dummie the Mummy), Dummie now realises he will never grow up and become a king, but at least he wants to become as famous as his pharaoh-father. His friend Goos thinks a mysterious statuette, the so-called Sphinx of Shakaba, might be able to help Dummie achieve this. But is this statuette really what he thinks it is?

Film based on the children's book by Tosca Menten.

The Pharaoh
파라오의 여인

South Korea/France, 2015

TV-series Miraculous Ladybug

When a young historian gets transformed into The Pharaoh, a villain who can become any Egyptian god, he plans to bring an ancient Egyptian princess back to life by sacrificing a young student named Alya. Her best friend Marinette now must transform into her secret superhero persona Ladybug and face an army of mummies to save her.

Sixth episode from the Korean-French action-adventure animated series "Miraculous Ladybug" (레이디 버그), also known as "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir". Set in modern-day Paris, the series focuses on teenage junior high school student Marinette Dupain-Cheng and her classmate and crush Adrien Agreste. Every time evil arises, the two work together to protect Paris as Marinette becomes her secret superhero persona Ladybug, while Adrien becomes Cat Noir.

Crafty Cleopatra
UK, 2015

TV-series Horrible Histories

Kathryn Drysdale

Cleopatra clashes with her brother, seizes power and hooks up with the great Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony.

7th episode from the second incarnation of the comic children's history television series "Horrible Histories", where a group of British comedians show the sides of history they don't teach in school. Each episode focuses on the specific life and times of one prominent historical figure.

Teacup Travels
UK, 2015


The British children’s TV series "Teacup Travels" aims to teach young children what life was like thousands of years ago. In this series, Great Aunt Lizzie uses souvenirs from her travels to entertain her young visitors Charlotte and Elliot. When either one arrives at her house she offers them tea in a special teacup. Each cup is unique and illustrated with one of the ancient artefacts from her travels, which she also keeps in a display case. As their Great Aunt begins to tell its story, the young guest begins to imagine being there as the tale unfolds. The series features six episodes where an ancient Egyptian object is a central part of the storyline: "The Adventure of the Ragged Sandals", "The Adventure of the Flying Scarab Necklace", "The Adventure of the Ancient Headrest", "The Adventure of the Wooden Mould", "The Adventure of the Wooden Horse" and "The Adventure of the Glassless Mirror".

The Pyramid of Trouble
United Arab Emirates, 2015

TV-series Mansour (منصور)


Mansour, Obaid, Salem and Shamma head off to explore The Pyramids during a big family holiday to Egypt. When they discover a mysterious pyramid off the beaten track, they investigate but once inside they suddenly become trapped to find the must solve weird, ancient puzzles to escape. Then, just when they feel things couldn't get any worse - they also discover they are not alone! It's a real life nightmare.... Or is it? (source: IMDb)

Episode 36 of the animated comedy series "Mansour" (منصور) about the adventures of an active 12 year old boy and his best friends, Obaid and Salem, from Abu Dhabi. Their everyday lives are made extraordinary through their wonderful adventures at home, but also further afield in distant countries, as they explore a world full of excitement and opportunity.

Fünf Freunde 4
Germany, 2015

Valeria Eisenbart, Quirin Oettl, Justus Schlingensiepen
Directed by Mike Marzuk


In their latest adventure the Famous Five discover the mystical world of ancient Egypt: Bernhard, the father of Julian, Dick and Anne, is accused of having stolen an amulet that once belonged to Tutalun I - the oldest of the pharaohs. The five friends now have to find the amulet and its real thief to prove Bernhard's innocence. Together with the street boy Auni they get caught in a world of legendary treasures and a conspiracy of a corrupt, secret society. The trail leads them to a valley deep in the dessert, where they are lured into a trap. Will they escape and save Bernhard from having to spend many years in prison?

Fourth installment of the popular German 'Five Friends' adventure film series, based on the 'Famous Five' series of books by author Enid Blyton.

UK, 2015

Katie McHardy, Jessica Elise Morris, Lottie Waldon-Day
Directed by Paul Martin


An Egyptologist investigates paranormal activity in a storeroom of the Egyptian Museum, which appears to be somehow connected with artifacts from Tutankhamun's tomb. (summary adapted from IMDb)

Low-budget mystery short (36 minutes). The title 'Neferneferuaten' refers to a person from the late 18th dynasty who possibly reigned after pharaoh Akhenaten and shortly before Tutankhamun. It was a name used to refer to either Ahkenaten's daughter Meritaten or, more likely, his wife Nefertiti.

USA, 2015

Tim Storms, Tamiko Brownlee, James Logan
Directed by Laurent Buson, Fabien Garcia


A super-powered Egyptian Pharaoh is revived in Los Angeles in 2015. Seeking the 'Sunstone', he is captured by a covert government defense organization. Pharaoh demands his release, but when his true powers are revealed, havoc ensues. (source: IMDb)

In this low-budget short (6 minutes), creator Tim Storms combined his love of super-hero action films with his interest in ancient Egypt, to create the character of a super-powered pharaoh named Userkaf.

Gods of Egypt
USA, 2016

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jaime Lannister
Directed by Alex Proyas


Set, the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Common thief Bek joins the Egyptian god Horus and the goddess Hathor in an alliance against the evil overlord. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the spectacular final confrontation.

X-Men: Apocalypse
USA, 2016

Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender
Directed by Bryan Singer


En Sabah Nur, a supremely powerful mutant believed to be the very first of his kind, rules ancient Egypt until he is betrayed by his worshippers, who successfully attempt to bury him alive. His four lieutenants die preserving him. Awakening in Cairo in 1983, he believes humanity has turned to "false gods" in his absence. As he aims to save the world by destruction and remake it, the X-Men must unite to defeat his plan.

Eighth film in the X-Men superhero series. Apocalypse, the ancient Egyptian mutant villain this movie, first appeared in the Marvel comics series X-Factor in 1986.

Legends of Tomorrow
USA, 2016

Arthur Darvill, Falk Hentschel, Ciara Renée
Directed by Glen Winter


In the year 2166, 4,000-year-old immortal Egyptian priest Vandal Savage has successfully conquered the entire planet. In an effort to save humanity, rogue time-traveler Rip Hunter travels back to the year 2016 to organize a group of superheroes and supervillains to team-up and stop Savage. These include Kendra Saunders (alias Hawkgirl) and Carter Hall (alias Hawkman), who in past lives were ancient Egyptians Chay-Ara, High Priestess of the hawk god Horus, and her lover, Price Khufu. With everyone assembled, Rip takes the team to 1975 to talk to Professor Boardman, a leading expert on Vandal Savage, to get assistance in locating him.

Pilot episode from the television series "Legends of Tomorrow" (or "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"), featuring several DC Comics characters.

Os Dez Mandamentos: Filme
Brazil, 2016

Camila Rodrigues, Guilherme Winter, Sergio Marone, Zé Carlos Machado
Directed by Alexandre Avancini


Shortened two-hour film version of the succesful Brazilian biblical television series by the same name from 2015.

UK, 2016

Max Irons, Sam Neill, Amy Wren
Directed by Peter Webber


In 1905, Howard Carter, an eminent British archaeologist who we meet in his early 20’s, is fervently leading an expedition. Amidst the chaos scattered across the Valley floor, Carter’s grim determination to find lost antiquities is only too apparent. He has an easy manner with the Egyptian men who work alongside him, but when tempers fray, Carter is hotheaded and puts the dig, and his career, in jeopardy. (text adapted from: ITV.com)

This 4-part television drama made for the commercial British ITV network is set against the great sweep of ochre sands, looming cliffs and baking heat of Egypt’s Valley of the Kings.

USA, 2016

TV-series Mickey Mouse

Directed by Dave Thomas, Paul Rudish


Mickey leads Minnie on a treasure hunt in the Valley of the Kings. When they discover king Akhenaten's lost tomb, the two get separated and the adventure might just prove too stressful for Mickey.

Episode 54 from the Disney Channel animated series "Mickey Mouse", which features classic cartoon characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto in contemporary settings.

Quem Roubou a Minha Pirâmide?
Brazil, 2016

TV-series A Mansão Maluca do Professor Ambrósio

Henrique Blutaumuller, Nelson Botter Jr., Thayná Cavalcanti
Directed by Nelson Botter Jr.


Queen Cleopatra asks Professor Ambrosius to help solve a mystery in ancient Egypt.

Episode from the series "A Mansão Maluca do Professor Ambrósio" or "Professor Ambrósio's Wacky Mansion" (2010-2016), a Brazilian cartoon created by Nelson Botter Jr and shown on various children's tv-channels. Its stories are set in The Maluca Mansion, a magical place full of history, science and culture, where Professor Ambrose, his nephews, the mouse Leslie and the spider Floribela live many adventures.

Meurtres à Grasse
France, 2016

TV-series Meurtres à...

Lorie Pester, Annie Grégorio, Samy Gharbi
Directed by Karim Ouaret


After a body is discovered in a fragrance effleurage tank in Grasse, bearing a strange tattoo that links to a secular legend from ancient Egypt, Commander Marie Dusseyre must team up with her former daughter-in-law, Sophie Mournel, to solve the mystery (source: IMDb).

Episode 14 from the French police mystery television series "Meurtres à..." that ran for 23 episodes between 2013 and 2018.

Nez en moins disait Cléopatre
France, 2016

Directed by Chams Chitou, Charlotte Lebreton


Queen Cleopatra has a problem. Nobody can draw her nose to her satisfaction. Ahmes, an apprentice painter used to menial chores, is asked to take his master’s painting to the queen. At the palace, his troubles begin. The corridors resound with the screams of those who have disappointed the queen so far.

Animated short (English title: "Nobody Nose Cleopatra"), made as a graduation project for the ISART DIGITAL film school in Paris, France, by students Chams Chitou and Charlotte Lebreton.

Queen Hatshepsut
USA, 2016

TV-series The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show


Self-absorbed pharaoh Hatshepsut opens up the world's first zoo.

Episode 9 from the 3rd season of the animated children tv-series "The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show" that ran from 2015 to 2017.

The Mummy
USA, 2017

Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis
Directed by Alex Kurtzman


An ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened from her tomb beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Newest installment of the Univeral Pictures horror-adventure series of mummy films (nine so far), that started back in 1932 with "The Mummy" starring Boris Karloff. Though all previous films more or less centered on an ancient Egyptian male mummy who is accidentally resurrected and who tries to resurrect the soul of his lost love in a modern day woman, this time Universal chose having a female play the mummy lead role. Also, abandoning the underlying original love story, this mummy is all about revenge, catastrophy and fenominal supernatural powers. The film thus tries to emulate the success of other modern day gods, monsters and superhero movies.

The Pyramid at the End of the World
UK, 2017

TV-series Doctor Who


An Egyptian looking pyramid suddenly appears in a disputed area of Turmezistan where the Chinese, Russian and American armies are about to clash. However, the Pyramid is not Egyptian, but a spaceship belonging to the alien zombie Monks. The Monks offer humanity to stop a pending cataclysmic disaster only if they "consent". The Doctor warns this consent, if given, would have unknown but everlasting consequences. He discovers that the pending disaster may not be a military clash, but that the real danger to the world lies in a biological lab somewhere in Yorkshire.

Episode seven from the tenth series of the British science fiction television series "Doctor Who", following the adventures of a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor. Though the appearance of a Giza-style Egyptian pyramid at the beginning of the episode looks promising, it turns out to be an alien spaceship... no surprise there. There are no other Egyptian elements or references in this episode.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
USA, 2017

Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Rihanna
Directed by Luc Besson


A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe (source: IMDb).

Contains a brief cabaret scene in a strip club where a shapeshifting burlesque dancer named Bubble (played by Rihanna) briefly turns into an ancient Egyptian queen wearing a Nefertiti-like outfit.

The Treasure: Truth and Imagination 1
الكنز - الحقيقة والخيال

Egypt, 2017

Mohammed Ramadan, Mohammed Saad, Hind Sabri, Ahmed Rizk
Directed by Sharif Arafah


Before making a decision about selling all his family’s possessions in Egypt, Hasan Bishr receives a video message from his late father. It encoures him to review the history of his family and of Egypt by reading an ancient papyrus from the time of queen Hatshepsut, a manuscript from the time of the Ottoman Empire, and the personal stories of his father from the time of king Farouk. They all share a theme of corruption by high officials and religion clergy. But evil and greatness have always coexisted, and in the end Hasan will discover that Egypt is a treasure he should care about.

First of a two part movie cycle.

Curse of the Pharaohs
Germany, 2017

TV-series Playmobil

Young legionnaire Quintus is crossing the seas with the Roman fleet for the first time. They are travelling to far away Egypt, where Caesar and Cleopatra are prepared to agree to a truce. But Cleopatra's malicious brother, Ptolemaios, is up to no good. To hold up the peace treaty, he plans to unleash the Curse of the Pharaohs and Quintus is caught in the middle. Will Quintus succeed in stopping Ptolemaios' plans and keep the peace? An exciting adventure begins!

Episode in a series of 3D animated 10-minute shorts that help promote Playmobil toys, in this case Roman and Egyptian themed products.

Stargate Origins
USA, 2018

Ellie Gall, Philip Alexander, Shvan Aladdin


Young Catherine Langford embarks on an unexpected adventure to unlock the mystery of what lies beyond the Stargate in order to save the Earth from darkness (source: IMDb).

American science fiction adventure series that is a so-called prequel to the 1994 science fiction film "Stargate" and its spin-off television series "Stargate SG-1". It was especially created for the launch of MGM's new web-streaming service dubbed 'Stargate Command' that will be a platform for all things Stargate and its fan community.

Blood of the Mummy
USA, 2018

Laura Bridges, Gill Hope Thornton, Lily Cabrera
Directed by Christine Parker


An ancient past and a lost love are the least of Louise's problems. If she can't escape the mummy's curse everyone around her will be torn apart (source: IMDb).

Low-budget horror film produced by Christine Parker as part of a series of female driven independent films (Sick Chick Flicks) for which money is raised by crowdfunding.


Egypt, 2018

Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Maher, Marwa Abdel Moneim


A magical spell coincides with a silly mistake in the Egyptian museum, taking museum guards Adel and Farag back in time to ancient Egypt.

Egyptian animated comedy series that aims to teach young Egyptians about modern society by comparing it to situations in ancient Egypt. Each episode uses dark humor to show the possible consequences of certain actions. Made by Benchmark Animation Lab, a Cairo based firm.

Beware the Eye of Amun-Ra
UK, 2018

Directed by Chris Starmer


The criminal underworld is buzzing with double-crosses, lies and greed as the prized jewel, The Eye of Amun-Ra, is passed around the city. Can our heroes find the diamond and could even their own fate be entwined with its mysterious curse. Which leaves the tantalizing question... who really should Beware the Eye of Amun-Ra? (source: IMDb)

Animated feature made using gaming technology.

USA, 2018

Anielle Reid, Jeffrey Bentley, Michael Northygan
Directed by Mitchell Jao


In ancient Egypt, a young Pharaoh is forced to make a decision that could alter the course of her life in power (source: IMDb).

CGI 3D-animated short film created by students Derrick Forke and, Mitchell Jao as their graduation project for the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2018.

Pyramid-Life Crisis
USA, 2018

TV-series Legend of the Three Caballeros

Directed by Matt Danner, Greg Franklin


The Caballeros follow the evil sorcerer Felldrake to a pyramid in Egypt, where he intends to use the pyramids, which were actually giant rocketships built by space mummies, to travel to the Moon and take over the Egyptians' giant robot army stationed there.

Episode 3 of the Disney animated television series "Legend of the Three Caballeros" based on the 1944 animated Disney film by the same name that features the characters Donald Duck, José Carioca and Panchito Pistoles. The series ran for only one season with 13 episodes.

Unearthed: The Curse of Nephthys
USA, 2018

Cat Roberts, Bill Wetherill, Beau Yotty
Directed by Beau Yotty


Don Slayer is tested to the extreme when he's forced into battle with a powerful supernatural force, an ancient Egyptian goddess.

Low-budget horror movie by independent actor and film-maker Beau Yotty, presented as an Egyptian western with 1980's styled supernatural elements.

USA, 2018

TV-series Kong: King of the Apes


Kong and his friends chase a horde of gigantic spiders and frogs when they find themselves in the middle of the Egyptian pyramids. They need to find a way to return the rampaging creatures while they themselves are chased by the military and evil Botila.

Episode 16 from the animated animated television series "Kong: King of the Apes" of which a total of 23 episodes were prduced between 2016 and 2018. The Egyptian pyramids are only a setting and a backdrop here. The climax of the episode features Kong swinging his arms at a flying robot while holding on to the top of one of the pyramids, a clear reference to the Empire State Building scene from the original 1933 and 2005 King Kong movies.

The Chosen Guard
الحارس المختار

USA/Egypt, 2019(?)

Yousef Mansour

In february, 2017, it was announced that American Film International will produce a modern day story about Sabaa, a man who is chosen by the ancient pharaohs to defend the Golden Temple, the last unopened relic from Egyptian antiquity. Combining an American production team with an Egyptian cast and crew, the film will include martial arts, large dance numbers, car chases, a wedding and lots of action. Shooting will begin in April 2017.

The Dance of Orion
USA, 2019

Henrietta Moore, Dominic Le Moignan, Soheila Clifford |
Directed by Lo Pham


In Ancient Egypt, king Osiris is back at the Palace after a long journey across the country to educate his people. His brother, Seth, holds a royal banquet in his honor, in the presence of Queen Isis, Princess Nephtys and Thoth the Priest. (source: IMDb)

Movie short based on the ancient Egyptian myth of the god Osiris. I haven't seen this production yet, but I suspect the name 'Orion' in the title may refer to Osiris' identification with the Constellation of Orion, as proposed in the so-called Orion Mystery hypothesis in alternative Egyptology (authors Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert).

Ollie Ollie In-Come Free!
USA, 2019

TV-series Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

Directed by Mike Milo

British comedy legend Ricky Gervais asks the Mystery Inc. for help when he and his beloved pet Egyptian cat Ollie have become haunted by a cat mummy with magical catnip.

Episode 5 from the first season of the animated children tv-series "Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?", yet another series in the ever popular Scooby-Doo francise.

Blood and Treasure
USA, 2019

Matt Barr, Sofia Pernas, James Callis
Directed by Michael Dinner, Alrick Riley


A brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. This brings them on the trail of the sarcophagus of Cleopatra.

Cleopatra in Space
USA, 2019


Teenage Cleopatra is transported 30,000 years into the future, to an Egyptian-themed planet that is ruled by talking cats and where she discovers she is the prophesied savior of the future world. In order to prepare for her role and mission, Cleo is sent to an elite academy where she has to train to take on the bad guys, figure out how to eventually get herself back home to Egypt, as well as tackling the highs and lows of being a teenager in high school. (source: IMDb)

Animated tv-series based on the graphic novel series for children by Mike Maihack.

Mummy Reborn
USA, 2019

Chris Kaye, Tiffany-Ellen Robinson, Victor Toth
Directed by Dan Allen


A group of teens face an ancient evil from the past when they wake a powerful mummy in an attempt to steal a cursed amulet from its tomb.

Low budget horror movie.

The Mummy Rebirth
USA, 2019

Brittany Goodwin, Nicholas Carter, David E. Cazares
Directed by Justin Price


Two treasure hunters uncover a sealed tomb and awaken a mummy that has waited years to come back and wipe humanity from the face of the Earth. It's a race against time as they try to stop the Mummy from wreaking havoc on the modern world. (source: IMDb)

Low budget horror movie. Very thinly based on Imhotep storyline elements from the "The Mummy" (1999).

K3: Dans van de Farao
Belgium, 2020

Marthe De Pillecyn, Hanne Verbruggen, Klaasje Meijer
Directed by Bart van Leemputten, Dennis Bots


K3 girlband members Hanne, Marthe and Klaasje go to an Egyptian museum to present their new album. They all make a wish to an Egyptian wishing cat, not knowing that it has been cursed by Farao Tritanchamon. Now the cursed wishes turn against them. Can their friendship survive? (summary adapted from IMDb)

Children's comedy film starring Belgian girlband K3 in their seventh full-length movie adventure.

Hereje: el último Akhenatón
Spain, 2020(?)

Juan Carlos Vellido, Pedro Casablanc, Raúl Prieto
Directed by Ignacio Oliva


The film "Heretic" chronicles the last years of the reight of Akhenaten, also called 'the heretic pharaoh', and his wife Nefertiti in the context of the profound political and theological reform they promoted. Currently in post production.

Ancient Egypt Day
Australia, 2020

TV-series For Real

Hunter Stanford, Madison Russo, Harrison Aston


Too broke to holiday in Egypt, the Mayor demands the pyramids be brought to her and Amcient Egypt Day is declared. The team explore all thing Egypt and in doing so, Maddie becomes possessed by a hypnotic jewel. (source: IMDb)

Episode 36 from a series for children and teenagers in which four teenagers work in a makeshift studio to produce their own YouTube video's about various social, political and environmental issues. In doing so they are regularly hindered by their local Mayor who creates havoc within the community and motivates the teens stand up for what they believe. The series ran for 37 episodes in 2020.

Boss Level
USA, 2020


Retired special forces officer Roy is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death. Towards the end it appears Roy is caught up in the so-called 'Osiris Spindle', a time machine that allows the controller to relive events or days becoming God-like. It enables the user to be all-powerful. With the Osiris Spindle, each time Jemma brings Roy back from the dead, and Ventor is a power-hungry monster who wants to control time for his own evil purposes and who has to be battled and destroyed. In a certain way Roy embodies Osiris, his ex-wife Jemma is Isis and his opponent Colonel Ventor is Set.

Apart from the naming of the 'Osiris Spindle', the actual Egyptian references to the Osiris Myth are only suggestive and form an unnamed analogy. No actual ancient Egyptian elements for part of the storyline, are named or displayed.

Inside the Notebook
USA, 2021

Anastasia Perevozova, Denise Milfort, Shabby Yusufzai
Directed by Alejandra Hou


After a mysterious storm, Egypt is moved to a new planet away from Earth. There, the Pharaoh decides to impose a new law where every child belongs to him. Istar, the Pharaoh's obsession, decides to return after not seeing her mother for 12 years. She will need to survive the obstacles on her way, finding in the process that her mother abandoned her to protect her from the evil Pharaoh (summary adapted from IMDb).

Low-budget short movie.

O Artefacto
Portugal, 2021

Caleb Angel, Rui Constantino, Thomas Graden
Directed by Rui Constantino


A man works for a museum in Lisbon, and receives an artefact from a colleague working on excavations in Egypt. But this object has a supernatural strength.

Low budget video short by Constantino Filmes.

Thief in the Museum
India, 2021

TV-series Lamput

Sweta Nayak, Krishna Chandran
Directed by Anand Babu, Vaibhav Kumaresh


The labaratorium doctors chase shape-shifting Lamput into an ancient Egypt exhibition, where he assumes various forms to escape his chasers. Meanwhile, a thief enters the museum in a bid to steal some valuable artiacts.

Episode from the children animated tv-series "Lamput" made for Cartoon Network India. The series' title character is an orange gooey creature that escaped from a laboratory but cannot be caught because of his ability to shape shift.

Nefertina sul Nilo
Italy/France, 2021


Nefertine is an eight-year-old girl who lives in ancient Egypt and is gifted with inexhaustible curiosity and courage. She occasionally gets herself into sticky situations, but luckily her trusted friend Piramses is always there to give her a hand. The two friends, accompanied by the cat Micerina, go on incredible adventures, from investigating mysterious mummies to discovering the secrets of the sphinx! (source: cybergroupstudios.com)

The animated series "Nefertine on the Nile" is made for television and directed at preschool children, based on the series of books titled All’ombra delle piramidi (“In the Shade of the Pyramids”) by Janna Carioli and Luisa Mattia. A total of 52 episodes of 11 minutes were produced and first aired in 2021.

Death on the Nile
USA, 2022

TV-series Gal Gadot, Kenneth Branagh, Annette Bening

Directed by Kenneth Branagh


Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is on holiday in Egypt when a murder takes place on the Nile after a love triangle goes wrong, or was it planned so?

Following the commercial success of Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Kenneth Branagh reprises his role as both leading actor and director in this new production of Death on the Nile. It features a rather oversized Nile riverboat and only digital representations of Egyptian monuments and landscapes in somewhat different locations than their originals.

Moon Knight
USA, 2022

Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke, May Calamawy


A former U.S. Marine, struggling with dissociative identity disorder, is granted the powers of the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. But he soon finds out that these newfound powers can be both a blessing and a curse to his troubled life. (summary adapted from: IMDb)

TV miniseries based on a fictional character that first appeared in American comic books published by Marvel Comics in the 1970's, after which the character made appearances in various animated series and video games.

Orb of the Gods
UK, 2022

TV-series World According to AJ

Andrew Jarvis, Poppy Wade, David J. Stebbeds


A message calls Tim and A.J. back to ancient Egypt in a race against time to find the legendary Orb of the Gods. Will they get out alive, and back to their own time line before it is too late? (adapted summary from IMDb)

Upcoming episode (octobre 2022) from series 2 of the low budget YouTube comedy series "World According to AJ", about a museum assistant called A.J. and his friend Tim who often finds themselves iin some chaotic situations.

Yahya and Knouz
يحيى وكنوز

Egypt, 2022

Buthaina Hany, Essam El Sakka, Eyad, Ashraf Abdel Baky


Egyptian animated series where Yahya and his sister Kunuz. while watching a procession of transporting royal mummies during a school trip, are invited by king Ramses II on a trip to the ancient world. Each episode reviews the life of one of the great kings who lived in ancient Egypt.

Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again
USA, 2022

Directed by Justin Lovell, Matt Danner


Nick Daley is following in his father's footsteps as night watchman at the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows what happens when the sun goes down. But when the maniacal ruler Kahmunrah escapes, it is up to Nick to save the museum once and for all.

First animated film in the "Night at the Museum" film series and the fourth installment overall. Sequel to "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" (2014).

Tad, the Lost Explorer and the Emerald Tablet
Tadeo Jones 3 - La tabla esmeralda

Spain, 2022

Directed by Enrique Gato


Clumsy archaeologist Tadeo ('Tad') accidentally unleashes an ancient Egyptian curse, endangering the lives of his friends Mummy, Jeff, and Belzoni. With everyone against him and only helped by Sara, he sets off on an adventure to end the curse.

Third adventure in the animated series "Tad, The Lost Explorer" (original Spanish: "Tadeo Jones"). It is a follow-up to "Tad: The Lost Explorer" (2012) and "Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas" (2017). The main character 'Tad' is actually called 'Tadeo Jones'. The surname and the hat are direct references to Indiana Jones. Also known as "Tad the Lost Explorer and the Curse of the Mummy" (UK release).

Sacrée Momies
France, 2023

Directed by uan Jesús García Galocha


Through a series of unfortunate events three ancient Egyptian mummies end up in present-day London and embark on a journey in search of an old ring belonging to the royal family, stolen by the ambitious archaeologist Lord Carnaby.

English title: "Mummies".

Lot No. 249
UK, 2023

Kit Harington, Freddie Fox, Colin Ryan
Directed by Mark Gatiss


An Oxford student recounts to his friend that his neighbour is using a revived Egyptian mummy to murder his social and romantic rivals. Following this meeting, the student returns to his college, confronts the neighbour at gunpoint about his "perversions", and forces him to destroy the mummy and the associated artefacts. However, in the closing moments it is revealed that the neighbour has a second mummy – "Lot No. 250" – which he uses to continue his killing spree. (source: wikipedia)

BBC television adaptation of the well-known Arthur Conan Doyle short story.

21st Century Cleo
USA, 2024

Miray Dogan, Julian Seager, Gloria El-Achkar


Cleopatra in her teen years leads a luxury royal life in Ancient Egypt with her parents and siblings. One night she’s encouraged to let loose and break the rules! For this she is punished. The pharaoh banishes her to a place far away to set her straight and teach some important life lessons. For this, she is sent into the 21st Century. (summary adapted from indiegogo.com)

Crowd-funded low budget movie, currently in pre-production. Expected release is November 2024.

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