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USA, 1994

James Spader, Kurt Russell
Directed by Roland Emmerich


A stargate found in Egypt in the 40's is put into storage until a genius figures out how to operate it. Now, there is a link between earth and an unknown galaxy millions of light years away. Jonathon is sent with some men to explore the unkown but there's only one problem When they reach this earth-like planet, there is no way of re-operate the stargate without the right equipment. They must fight off evil and all to get the stargate back into its "locked" position and save the earth from the deadly bomb which is going to be sent through the stargate by the evil leader, a teenage boy.

3 Chains o' Gold
USA, 1994

Directed by Parris Patton, Prince


In Egypt, princess Maytes father is assassinated by 7 men, leaving her with the sacred three chains of gold. She decides to seek out the help of Prince in the USA, and sends him a tape of her dancing. The prince immediately falls in love with her, but is frightened by the commitment. He tries to escape through having sex with others, but his heart isn't in it. His heart belongs to Mayte... Prince's namechange into O)+> is also addressed; a scene depicts him killing off old versions of himself (the 7 killers).


Egypt/France, 1994

Ahmed Bedir, Safia El Emari, Khaled El Nabaoui, Michel Piccoli
Directed by Youssef Chahine (يوسف شاهين)


Egyptian arabic version of the epic biblical tale of Joseph, son of Jacob. Ram, the Joseph character, is a dreamer and proto-intellectual, bullied by his elder brothers. He dreams of leaving his family's nomadic life to study agriculture in Egypt, the hub of civilization. Though sold into slavery by his brothers, Ram overcomes tough odds and manages to win the approval and help of Amihar, the Theban military chief. Soon he finds himself a pawn in the political and sexual games between Amihar and his wife Simihit, a high priestess of the Cult of Amun.

Filled with beautiful location shots of Egyptian ruins and lush re-enactments of decadent cult rituals, The film is banned in Egypt because some believe it blasphemes Islam by portraying Joseph, whom Muslims consider a prophet, in human terms. French title: "L'Émigré". English title: "The Emigrant".

Death 'n Denial
USA, 1994

TV-series Murder She Wrote

Angela Lansbury, Funn Carter, Jeri Ryan

Jessica Fletcher takes a trip to Egypt to finalize a cultural exchange program and ends up searching for a killer and a stolen artifact.

Episode 232 (season 11) of the long running tv-series.

Nefertiti, Figlia del Sole
Italy/France/Russia, 1994

Ben Gazzara, Michela Rocco, Francois Negret
Directed by Guy Gilles


When beautiful young Nefertiti ("the beauty from afar") weds the powerful Amenophis III she encounters hostility from members of his royal court.

English title: "Nefertiti: The Daughter of the Sun".

Germany, 1994

TV-series Derrick

Horst Tappert, Fritz Wepper, Gerd Anthoff
Directed by Theodor Grädler

A letter from a recently murdered woman declares renowned Egyptologist Dr. Ruth as the biological father of her 17 year old daughter Marianne. Dr. Ruth denies being the father, having only met the woman for the first time a year before. Inspector Derrick now has the difficult task to find out how this situation relates to the murder…

Episode 241 of the popular and very successful German detective (Krimi) series "Derrick".

USA, 1994

TV-series Batman: The Animated Series

Directed by Kevin Altieri

A mystic Egyptian scroll donated to the Gotham museum by Bruce Wayne is stolen by Ra's Al Ghul. Batman and Talia must join forces to prevent the power-mad Ra's from unlocking the scroll's secrets of life and death. Their quest takes them to a hidden temple deep beneath the Egyptian desert. There the Dark Knight is forced into a terrifying battle with an ancient Egyptian sorceress who seeks to destroy them all. (source: www.bcdb.com)

Episode 3 (2nd season) from "Batman, the Animated Series", based on the popular Batman comics. Running Time 30 minutes. Color.

The Curse
USA, 1994

TV-series Billy the Cat

Directed by Jean-Pierre Jacquet


Billy the Cat tells a story about a little bad boy who met a wizard who turned him into a cat, so the boy would feel what it is like to be the victim for once. In this episode his cat-mentor Sir Hubert makes fun of an ancient legend known to all cats: back in ancient Egypt a cat named Hubisis once rebelled against the mighty queen Catapatra, who ruled with the help of a mighty cat-eye amulet. Hubisis managed to escape, but as a revenge Catapatra put a curse on all his descendents. Sir Hubert doesn't believe in this fairytale, but he soon discovers that he himself is a descendent of Hubsis, as he is kidnapped by the powerful cat Eartha, follower of queen Catapatra. To punish him Catapatra want to make him a living mummy. Of course Billy and Queenie come to the rescue. By stealing the amulet, thus robbing Catapatra of her powers, they manage to free Sir Hubert.

Episode 11 of the animated tv-series "Billy the Cat" which ran for a total of 52 episodes (30 min. each).

Pharaoh's Daughter
USA, 1994

TV-series Highlander

Adrian Paul

MacLeod feels the Buzz coming from an ancient sarcophagus and opens it to find Nefertiri, Cleopatra's handmaid, buried 2000 years ago with her mistress. Now revived, she pursues a vendetta against the Immortal Marcus Constantine, who was her lover and her enemy. Mac believes Constantine, who claims that he no longer wishes to fight Nefertiri -- this former Roman General has turned his back on battle and is now a curator, working to preserve history and its lessons. But Nefertiri can't let go of the old grudge, and for the first time, MacLeod is forced to face a woman he loves in Immortal combat. (source: www.tv.com)

Episode 40 (2nd season) of the television series "Highlander", a spin-off series bases on the 1986 cult classic movie by the same name which tells the adventures of the immortal Connor MacLeod born in 1592 in the scottish highlands. The television series features Connor MacLeod's much younger clansman Duncan MacLeod. A total of 188 episodes were made between 1992 and 1994.

The Mommy's Hand
USA, 1994

TV-series Mighty Max


Max's mom again finds herself in danger when a ring placed on her hand compels her to go to Egypt. Following in concern, Max and company find that the ring belongs to Isis, an ancient Egyptian goddess who has been living among humans for a few thousand years. Now a little unhinged, she is attempting to awaken her husband Osiris hoping that he will destroy the human race for its many faults and injustices. (source: www.omegacron.com)

Episode 32 (season 2) of the animated television series "Mighty Max". It features teenager Max Max who is sent a red cap one day and is told that an ancient prophecy foretold him as the "Chosen One" and that he must battle the evil forces of the world, together with Virgil, a talking chicken and Norman, Max's Viking guardian. The series lasted only 2 seasons with 40 episodes from 1993 until 1994.

USA, 1994

Nancy Clifton
Directed by Simone Devon


A villainess plots to steal a valuable jewel. For her evil plans to succeed she requires the services of a woman with super-strength. She orders the kidnapping of an innocent girl and, using ancient Egyptian techniques - and plenty of tight bondage - forces the captive to arouse her secret strength that has been locked in the subconscious. Unfortunately for the villainess, the superheroine, now named Shizzandra, escapes once she realizes her own super-strength. The tale is continued in "Shizzandra: An Overthrow of Power". Following the superheroine story is a series of bondage vignettes starring demure brunette Danielle Simone.(source: IMDb)

In the Heat of the Fright
USA, 1994

TV-series Aladdin

Directed by Alan Zaslove


While mapping a river area for the sultan, Aladdin and his companions come across a peasant village put in flames by magical fire balls. These came from the flying Egyptian temple of the catlike sorceress Morgana. She manages to transport our heroes to her magical make believe-realm, Morphia, where she tries to steal the powers from Genie by making him afraid. In the end Aladdin and Genie have to battle Morgana in her own temple, where Genie hides himself as a mummy inside an Egyptian sarcophagus.

Episode 40 from the animated television series "Aladdin", based on the 1992 movie. The series ran for 88 episodes between 1994 and 1996.

Terror! The Phantom Fighter Appears
恐怖! 亡霊ファイター出現

USA, 1994

TV-series Mobile Fighter G Gundam (機動武闘伝Gガンダム)

Directed by Yasuhiro Imagawa

Domon and Rain travel to Neo Egypt in order to face a mobile Gundam fighter there. Upon arriving, they find out the current Gundam and its pilot have been destroyed by a 'ghost', the Mummy Gundan, who uses sandstorms to hide itself and attack. Joining Sai Saici, the group learns that the Mummy Gundam and its pilot were taken over by DG cells because of the mummy's strong desire to defeat Sai Saici after what his grandfather did in a previous tournament. The Mummy Gundan appears again, and this time Domon uses his Super Mode to defeat it.

Episode from the Anime series "Mobile Fighter G Gundam" (機動武闘伝Gガンダム or Kidō Butōden Jī Gandamu), set in a future where space colonies hold organized fighting tournaments known as the "Gundam Fight" every four years to settle their political differences in place of war. The series ran for 49 episodes in 1994-1995.

USA, 1994

TV-series Rugrats


The Pickles family are gathering to celebrate the Passover (Pesakh) Seder at grandpa Boris and grandma Minka's house. The younger generation don't seem to understand the importance of celebrating Passover, "a holiday without presents", but when grandpa tells them the epic story of Moses leading the Hebrews away from the pharaoh and slavery (with character Tommy as Moses and Angelica as the pharaoh), everyone finds something to believe in.

Last episode of season three of the animated television series "Rugrats", which ran for a total of 172 episodes between 1991 and 2004. The series centers around four babies and their day-to-day lives, usually involving common life experiences that become adventures in the babies' imaginations. This particular episode focuses on topics of religion, particularly towards Jewish beliefs and practices. Throughout the episode, the different religious practices of each of the characters is revealed. The episode received overwhelmingly positive reviews from television critics at the time and is one of the most popular episodes of Rugrats in its broadcasting history.

Shadows from the Past
USA, 1994

TV-series Phantom 2040

Scott Valentine, Margot Kidder, J.D. Hall


Queen Nia, deposed heir to the throne of Egypt, tracks down the Phantom to seek revenge for his unification of Africa long ago, but in the Phantom's place his mentor Guran is hit by her poisonous darts. Delusional and lost in the Ghost Jungle, Guran's babblings reveal more about the Sector Zero train wreck, but the Phantom must find him before Nia does. (summary adapted from WikiPedia)

Episode 6 from the French-American animated science fiction television series "Phantom 2040", loosely based on the comic strip hero The Phantom created by Lee Falk. The series ran for 35 episodes from 1994 to 1996.

The Tale of the Guardian's Curse
USA/Canada, 1994

TV-series Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Danny Cooksey, Vanessa King, Martin Doyle
Directed by D.J. MacHale


Two kids accidentally resurrect a mummified Egyptian queen at their father's museum.

Episode from the horror/fantasy-themed television series "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" which ran from 1990 until 2000. The series revolves around a group of teenagers who call themselves "The Midnight Society". Every week one member tells a scary story to the group.

The Tomb of the Pharaoh

Japan, 1994

TV-series Montana Jōnzu (モンタナ・ジョーンズ)

Montana and Alfred are in the Cairo Museum to examine the treasures of boy-king Tutankhamen. On one of the king's necklaces they discover a puzzle that seems to contain information about a secret treasure hidden inside a pyramid. Together with their friend and reporter Melissa Sone, who happens to be in Cairo as well to write an article about the same pyramid, they set out to seek the treasure.

Episode 7 from the Japanese anime series Montana Jōnzu (Montana Jones), inspired by the Indiana Jones movies. The series takes place in the 1930s and is about the adventures of Montana Jones, who goes treasure hunting with his cousin Alfred Jones and the beautiful reporter Melissa Sone. Their opponent is Lord Zero, a rich, eccentric art lover and master thief. A total of 52 episodes were made in 1994 and 1995.

Spain, 1994

TV-series Las Tres Mellizas

Episode from the animated television cartoon series "Las Tres Mellizas" (The Triplets), created after the books by Catalan illustrator Roser Capdevila. A total of 104 episodes were made between 1994 and 2004. In the stories, the sisters each time manage to annoy the Bored Witch, who punishes them by sending them into a classic tale, legend or literary work. Egyptian themed episodes include episode 45 "Cleopatra" and episode 99 "Tutankhamon".

Rupert and The Nile
Canada, 1994

TV-series Rupert


While on holiday in Egypt, Rupert foils the plans of the evil explorer Sir Humphrey Pumphrey to loot the newly discovered tomb of the legendary pharaoh Ramindas. (source: rupertthebear.fandom.com)

Episode 33 from the animated children's series "Rupert", about the adventures of a famous bear from the 1920's Daily Express Newspaper.

Italy/USA/Germany, 1995

Ben Kingsley, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren
Directed by Roger Young


TV-miniseries retelling the bible story.

Slave of Dreams
USA, 1995

Edward James Olmos, Sherilyn Fenn
Directed by Robert M. Young


An Egyptian executioner's wife tries to seduce Hebrew slave Joseph to fulfill an erotic dream they are experiencing simultaneously.

Young Indiana Jones and the Treasure of the Peacock's Eye
USA, 1995

TV-series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Tom Courtenay, Ronny Coutteure, Adrian Edmondson, Sean Patrick Flanery
Directed by Carl Schultz


Episode of a successful action/adventure series following "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles". Though most of the adventure in this episode takes place in the far eastern orient, it contains a short 10-minute sequence in Alexandria where Indiana meets Howard Carter (wearing an archaeologically dusty jacket) for an afternoon tea. Carter invites Indiana to join him on the search for the tomb of Tutankhamun, but the young man declines having set his mind on chasing a stolen and very valuable diamond.

The Rameses Connection
UK/USA, 1995

TV-series The Tomorrow People

Kristian Schmid, Christopher Lee, Christian Tessier


The Tomorrow People are having visions of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh calling to them across the centuries of time. At the same time a priceless and ancient Egyptian artefact is stolen from the British Museum. Is it a coincidence? The Tomorrow People must investigate both events to discover the mysterious link. (source: www.jameshaydock.com)

Story in 5 episodes of the children sci-fi television series "The Tomorrow People", featuring a group of youngsters who were discovering the strange mental powers that marked them as being the next step in human evolution.

The Petrified Cheese
USA, 1995

TV-series The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat

Directed by Chris Bartleman

Felix flies off to Egypt with Detective Shamus H. Goldcrow to recover a treasured relic gone missing. They meet a whining Sphinx, a hungry pyramid and assorted ghoulish mummies before apprehending the culprit­a wisecracking Skidoo the Mouse­finally earning their $14 reward. (source: IMDb)

Episode from the 1995-1997 animated series "The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat" starring the classic animated character Felix the Cat, itself based on a cartoon character.

Return of the Mummy
USA, 1995

TV-series Goosebumps

Daniel DeSanto, Elias Zarou, Peter Jarvis


Gabe visits his uncle who is an Egyptologist and together they set off to discover an unknown tomb. The tomb-owner, an Egyptian queen disguised as a modern-day tour guide tries all the dirty tricks in her book, and even throws in a living mummy, to prevent them from finding it.

Episode 9 from the television series "Goosebumps" based on R.L. Stine's popular series of young adult horror fiction. The series ran for 4 seasons and 74 episodes between 1995 and 1998.

Ancient Egyptian Mashed Potato
USA, 1995

TV-series Bodger and Badger


Bodger has trouble with two burglars, Boss and Courtney, who try to steal a valuable ancient Egyptian statue which belongs to Bodger's aunt. Badger decides to scare the burglars off by being the ghost of the Egyptian statue. (source: Wikipedia)

Episode 46 from the BBC children's comedy programme Bodger and Badger about Simon Bodger and his badly behaved companion, a talking badger with a love for mashed potatoes. The series ran for 124 episodes of 15 minutes each between 1989 and 1999.

Joseph's Reunion
USA, 1995

Brian Nissen (voice), Neil Vipond (voice), Paul O'Connor (voice)
Directed by Richard Rich


The drought had stripped Canaan bare of crops, yet rumors from Egypt described impossibly vast storehouses of food. Jacob knew that unless he acted soon, his entire family would starve, so at last he sent ten of his sons to Pharaoh to buy provisions. They never imagined that there they would find not only food, but the brother they had long ago betrayed and given up for dead. (source: IMDb)

Episode from the biblical education series "The Animated Stories From the Bible" that focuses on the second part of the Biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob. Produced for the video market.

The Wrath of Rahm
USA, 1995

TV-series Stick with Me, Kid

Kristopher Milnes, Leigh Lawson


A new case for detectives Rip Hilliard and Grant Logan involves a mysterious ring from the 'Rahm dynasty of ancient Egypt' that is somehow linked to the death of a leading Egyptologist.

Episode 5 from the 13 part television series "Stick with me, Kid" that follows the detective adventures of two 13 year old boys.

USA, 1995

TV-series Gargoyles


The gargoyles travel to Egypt where they find a grieving emir plotting to enslave the god Anubis.

Episode 44 from the animated series "Gargoyles", about a species of nocturnal creatures known as gargoyles that turn to stone during the day in modern-day New York City, taking on roles as the city's secret night-time protectors. From the second season the Gargoyls also travel to numerous and often historical locations in the world to fulfill the elements of a quest.

Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story
USA, 1995

Sherilyn Fenn, Angus Macfadyen
Directed by Kevin Connor


Biographical television film that tells the story of Elizabeth Taylor's rise to stardom, which would eventually lead to her iconic role as queen Cleopatra in 1964 alongside Rex Harrison as Julius Caesar and future husband Richard Burton as Mark Antony. Contains a re-enactment of filming a scene for that movie.

USA, 1996

Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, Christopher Lee
Directed by Roger Young


TV-miniseries retelling the bible story. Hailed by many Christian reviewers as faithful enough to the biblical text and therefore worth watching.

The Pyramid
USA, 1996

Tania Russof, Nikky Anderson, David Perry
Directed by Pierre Woodman

"Sex orgy in Egypt!"

Archaeologists digging at Abu Sir discover an ancient stone with information about a secret treasure hidden inside a piramid. Having gained access to the pyramid, the treasure is found inside the sarcophagus of a princess. However, according to the Egyptian authorities the find was illegal and the archaeologists end up in all sorts of trouble. Each time they manage to bail themselves out by having luscious sex with various officials, including the minister of culture.

3-part hardcore porno movie. Interesting is the fact that the outdoor scenes without nudity were all filmed on location in Egypt. The sexually explicit scenes were obviously shot elsewhere in a studio. Only one sex scene appears to have been actually shot on location, which, judging from the scenery, probably took place on a remote spot in the Sinai mountains.

Justine: In the Heat of Passion
France, 1996

Daneen Boone, Jennifer Behr, Timothy Di Pri


A young student dreams of various erotic adventures with her Egyptian archaeology professor: they are kidnapped by a mysterious ancient cult for strange sexual sacrifices.

Episode from a series of soft porno movies starring Daneen Boone as Justine, loosely based on Marquis De Sade's novels.

Mummy Dearest
New Zealand, 1996

TV-series Hercules: the Legendary Journeys

Michael Hurst, Kevin Sorbo
Directed by Anson Williams

The Egyptian princess Anuket commands Hercules to help her find a stolen mummy. First he refuses, but when he learns that the mummy has awakened and is hungry for human life, he changes his mind. Also on the mummy's trails is the renegade priest Sokar, who hopes to unleash its powers and use them to become pharaoh of Egypt. Sokar seizes the mummy from merchant Salmoneus, along with a pendant known as an ankh that gives him control of the creature. Knowing the mummy will become unstoppable once it consumes the life force of a human, Sokar turns it loose on Hercules. The son of Zeus traps the mummy in a tomb and riddles it with spikes, but this proves only a temporary setback to a creature already dead. After Hercules rescues Anuket from Sokar, the mummy reappears, kills Sokar, and absorbs the priest's life force. It now threatens to become all-powerful, but Hercules literally unravels this scheme as he grabs one end of the mummy's wrappings and gives a mighty yank, causing the creature to spin furiously before tumbling into a vat of boiling wax. Anuket, grateful to Hercules and to a slave who gave his life for hers, promises that on returning to Egypt she will work to free all slaves.

Season 3 episode 4 of the adventure series "Hercules: the Legendary Journeys", charting the battles and romances of the half-man, half-god, Hercules, which ran from 1994 to 1999.

The Mummy
USA, 1996

TV-series Pinky and the Brain

Directed by Kirk Tingblad

Pinky and the Brain sneak into an Egyptian pyramid and pose as mummies. After being sealed in the pyramid by people who believed the ruse, the mice must then deal with a real mummy. (source: www.bcdb.com)

Animated Warner Bros. Studios cartoon from the series "Pinky and the Brain".

Antonio e Cleopatra
Italy, 1996

Olivia Del Rio, Hakan Serbes, Francesco Malcom
Directed by Joe D'Amato


Advertised as "History's hottest couple in an orgy of wine, women and debauchery. A big budget adult movie spectacular!". Made for video.

L'Ombre du Pharaon
Morocco/Italy, 1996

Helmut Berger, Florinda Bolkan, Malika El-Omari
Directed by Souheil Ben-Barka


Visir Burkis and priest Moffi plan to murder prince Aker, son of king Amenhotep III.

UK, 1996

TV-series Testament: the bible in animation

Directed by Aida Ziablikova

This episode about the life of Joseph in Egypt is part of the biblical puppet animation series "Testament: the bible in animation". Produced for BBC Wales by S4C/Christmas Films in Wales, England. It should be noted that the very well executed puppet animation was done in Russia.

Searching for Tut Ankh Amun
البحث عن توت عنخ امون

Egypt, 1996(?)

Hussein Fahmy (حسين فهمي), Gihaan Nasr (جيهان نصر)
Directed by Youssef Francis (يوسف فرنسيس)


The story of the discovery of the tomb of boy-king Tutankhamun.

De Iside ed Osiride
Netherlands, 1996

Gilbert Afoy, Janica Draisma, Gilles Monteil
Directed by Janica Draisma


Surrealistic short dance film (16 min.) made up of a documentary-like introduction in colour and a fictional section in black & white. A woman steals a statue and finds herself in a story in which reality and the ancient Egyptian myth of Isis and Osiris become intertwined.

Mummy Dearest
USA, 1996

TV-series Hercules: the Legendary Journeys

Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Galyn Görg, Mark Newnham
Directed by Anson Williams


Awakened by robbers, the mummy Ishtar walked again. Hercules set out to find the mummy with Ishtar's descendant, Princess Anuket. But the evil Sokar was also after the mummy. Sokar acquired the mummy's powerful golden pendant known as the ankh from Salmoneus and prepared to take over the Egyptian throne with the unwilling Anuket at his side. But Sokar was killed by the mummy, who absorbed his life force and grew to enormous size. Hercules defeated the mummy by giving the wrappings a mighty yank, unraveling the corpse. The skeleton clattered harmlessly to the ground. (source: www.tv.com)

Episode 41 of the television series "Hercules, the Legendary Journeys", which ran a total of 111 episodes in 6 seasons from 1995 until 1999. The series centers around the figure of Hercules, born of a beautiful mortal woman, but fathered by Zeus, king of the gods. With his strength he comes to the rescue wherever he is needed.

USA, 1996

TV-series Inspector Gadget's Field Trip


Inspector Gadget tours Egypt sailing down the Nile River, exploring the pyramids at Giza and the Valley of the Kings while telling about Egyptian kings, the usage of papyrus and the implementation of irrigation of the Nile Valley.

Episode from a later spin-off educational series starring the popular figure from the 1984-1986 "Inspector Gadget" about a clumsy, absent-minded and oblivious detective. In this 1996 series, which has significant character changes compared to the original version and also features a combination of animation and live images, Gadget takes students on an educational tour around the world in 50 field trips.

Frankenstein and Me
USA/France, 1996

Jamieson Boulanger, Ricky Mabe, Polly Shannon
Directed by Robert Tinnell


Earl Williams is a dreamer teenager obsessed with monsters, who fantasizes his life as if he were living in the world of the monsters of the Universal Studios. In one of his dreams he is on a film set acting as an archaeologist who has just discovered a new tomb that houses a horrifying living mummy.

Curse of De Nile
USA, 1996

TV-series The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries


Granny, Sylvester, and Tweety travel to Egypt to find the missing archaeologist Colonel Rimfire.

Episode 22 from the animated series "The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries", where Sylvester, Tweety, and Hector join Granny as she travels round the world to investigate strange disappearances and take on the full might of international crime. A total of 92 episodes were made between 1995 and 2000.

The Crystal Scarab
USA/Canada, 1996

TV-series Poltergeist: The Legacy

Derek de Lint, Helen Shaver, Martin Cummins, Robbi Chong

A desperate man gets hold of an ancient piece of Egyptian scarab jewelry to save his terminally ill daughter, but at a high price. The artifact only helps the girl recover for a short period of time before another sacrifice of human life is needed.

Episode 11 from the Canadian/American horror television series "Poltergeist: The Legacy" which ran from 1996 to 1999. The series tells the story of the members of a secret society known as 'the Legacy', and their efforts to protect humankind from occult dangers.

Dawn of the Groomer
USA, 1996

TV-series Road Rovers


One of the opponents of the heroes of this series tries an ancient Egyptian ritual to grant herself eternal life.

Episode fron the animated seres "Road Rovers" which follows the adventures of a team of five super-powered crime-fighting anthropomorphic dogs. The series ran for 13 episodes in 1996-1997.

Big Bad Beetleborgs
USA, 1996

Wesley Barker, Herbie Baez, Blake Torney


In a haunted mansion three kids accidentally release a ghostly presence that, in return for releasing him, offers to grant them one wish. They wish to become their comic book heroes, the Big Bad Beetleborgs, but this also brings the Beetleborgs' sworn enemies to life, the Magnavores (in the second season replaced by the Crustaceans).

The series "Big Bad Beetleborgs" (later called "Beetleborgs Metallix") ran for two seasons on Fox Kids network between 1996 and 1998. One of the regular characters is Mums, a 5,000 year-old Egyptian mummy that can unwrap his bandages to reveal a 'grim reaper'-like form. Only two episodes center around this character. In first season episode 37, entitled "The Curse of Mums' Tomb", two archaeologists come to the haunted mansion to reburry Mums because they believe it let loose a curse upon them that makes them sneeze and itch all the time. In second season episode 18, entitled "The Curse of the Mummy's Mommy", Mums' mommy, who is also a mummy, comes to town.

Panique dans les Sarcophages
France, 1996

TV-series Mot

Directed by Marc Boreal


Leo's parents have just returned from Egypt, bringing back serious sunburns and an authentic sarcophagus of a cat, which the ever deft Mot manages to crush immediately. Cutting short Leo's rage, the monster swiftly sets off for ancient Egypt, the only place where one can find an identical cat sarcophagus, ferocious guards, mourners wailing like Tyroleans, a psychopathic High Priest and a neurasthenic Pharaoh. The difficulty here is not so much finding the way through the labyrinthine corridors of the pyramid, but rather trying to raise a laugh from the Ruler of Egypt, whose life is nothing but a vale of tedium. (source: IMDb)

"Panic among the Sarcophagi" is the second episode from the very colorful french animated series "Mot" about teenager Leo and his monster friend Mot who has the amazing ability to teleport himself from one universe to another. Made after the comic book series of the same name by Azpiri and Nacho. The series ran for 26 episodes.

Teenage Catgirls in Heat
USA, 1997

Gary Graves, David Cox, Esmeralda Huffhines
Directed by Scott Perry


An Egyptian cat god in the form of a statuette commands all local felines to surrender their nine lives so they can transform into beautiful women to mate with human males and terminate them.

A Passion in the Desert
USA, 1997

Ben Daniels, Michel Piccoli, Paul Meston
Directed by Lavinia Currier


Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. The artist is to record Egypt's great monuments and temples. When they get lost in the desert they befriend a leopard, and a strange bond between them appears.

Based on the short story "Une Passion Dans le Désert" (1830) by Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850).

Legend of the Lost Tomb
USA, 1997

Stacy Keach, Brock Pierce, Kimberlee Peterson
Directed by Jonathan Winfrey


While excavating near the Pyramids, Dr. Leonhardt finds a small box with a map to the treasures of the pharaoh Ramessess II. On his way to deliver this to the local authorities, he is kidnapped by his nemesis Dr. Bent. Before Bent can retrieve the papyrus map, Karen, who is Leonhardt's student assistant, and John, Leonhardt's son take the map to look for Leonhardt. They soon find that Bent is in hot pursuit and they figure that the only way to save Leonhardt is to be the first to the treasure so that they could ransom the Doctor from Bent. But Bent has other plans for all three of them. (source: IMDB)

Egyptophiles should notice Dr. Zahi Hawass in -probably- his first movie role!

Mummies Alive!
USA, 1997

Directed by Seth Kearsley


A pharaoh who avenges his murdered son, Rapses, and his guardians by cursing the killer, the treacherous Scarab, to 50 lifetimes entombed beneath the sands of Egypt. Now, 3500 years later, 12-year-old Presley Carnavon unwittingly learns he is the descendant of Prince Rapses and that he, Presley, is being pursued by the recently loosed Scarab. However, risen to protect Presley are his mummified guardians who, with the special powers granted by the ancient Ra, possess the skill, cunning, and mystical weaponry to protect the young boy. Here, in Mummies Alive!, ancient Egypt is reborn in modern-day San Francisco as the centuries old battle of good vs. evil wages on.

Made-for-television 42 episodes-series.

The Fifth Element
USA, 1997

Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm
Directed by Luc Besson


Science fiction thriller, of which only the first 10 minutes are of particular egyptological interest. In 1914 a group of scientists in Egypt uncovers a mysterious archaeological find. The hieroglyphs tell a story of good and evil, about four stones which represent the basic elements -earth, water, wind, fire-, and a fifth element -a supreme being- that has the power to destroy the this evil and save the universe.

The Ten Commandments
USA/Canada, 1997

Joel Briel, Ken Prymus, Peter Samuel
Directed by Michael Sporn


Animated version of the biblical tale made for video.

Under Wraps
USA, 1997

Mario Yedidia, Clara Bryant, Adam Wylie, Ken Campbell
Directed by Greg Beeman


Three kids accidentally re-animate a 3000 year old Egyptian mummy on Halloween. They accidentally set him free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight, he'll turn into dust and lose his only chance of being reunited with his long-lost love.

With this film the young performers Clara Bryant, Mario Yedidia and Adam Wylie earned the "Best Performance in a TV Movie or Feature Film" award at the 1998 Young Artist Awards.

Le Mystère de la Grande Pyramide
France, 1997

TV-series Blake et Mortimer

Directed by Stéphane Bernasconi, Yannick Barbaud


Mortimer decyphers a papyrus that reveals the existence of a treasure in a secret location inside the Great Pyramid at Gizeh. While his friend Blake is detained in Athens, Mortimer starts an investigation which soon finds him crossing paths with their old adversary Olrik.

Episode from the animated TV-adaptation of the series "Blake et Mortimer", made after the classic Belgian comic book adventures by Edgar P. Jacobs (1904-1987).

Stargate SG-1
USA, 1997

Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping
Directed by Mario Azzopardi, Dennis Berry (and others)


General Hammond summons Colonel Jack O'Neill out of retirement to embark on a secret rescue mission. O'Neill confesses that he disobeyed orders to destroy the Stargate on Planet Abydos, and that scientist Daniel Jackson may still be alive. Arriving on Abydos with his team, O'Neill meets up once again with the scientist, who has discovered a giant elaborate cartouche in hieroglyphs. All signs point to the fact that this is a map of many Stargates that exist throughout the galaxy - a development that makes the dream of the SG-1 team to travel throughout the universe in time a reality.

Popular television series that followed the successful movie " Stargate" (USA, 1994) chronicles the further adventures of SGC (Stargate Command). It turned out that the Goa'uld Ra in the original movie was only one of many alien System Lords who used the Stargates to conquer much of the universe. Compared to the movie only very few Egyptian elements and themes are left in this series, scattered throughout the many episodes.

Slide Like an Egyptian
USA, 1997

TV-series Sliders

Jerry O'Connell, John Rhys-Davies, Sabrina Lloyd
Directed by Adam Nimoy


The Sliders land in a world resembling ancient Egypt, where Quinn is used for a life-after-death experiment and the others are entombed inside a pyramid guarded by a giant scarab.

Episode 37 of the sci-fi television series "Sliders", following the adventures of a group of four people who travel from one parallel Earth to another, trying to find their way back to their own Earth. Along the way, they find worlds similar to ours but whose histories diverged from our own at some point in the past. A total of 88 episodes were made between 1995 and 2000, the first three seasons produced by FOX and an additional two by the SCI-FI Channel.

USA, 1997

TV-series Extreme Ghostbusters

An Egyptian Sphinx is turning Manhattan's intellectuals into blathering idiots as punishment for not solving a riddle.

Episode 38 from the series "Extreme Ghostbusters", a spin-off of the animated series "The Real Ghostbusters", which in turn is a spin-off from the live-action comedy film Ghostbusters. The series features a team of younger university-level Ghostbusters who are led by veteran Ghostbuster Egon Spengler.

The Secret Life of Algernon
USA, 1997

John Cullum, Carrie-Anne Moss
Directed by Charles Jarrott


Algernon is an old man who lives alone inherits a million dollars. He is visited by a woman claiming to be interested in his Egyptologist great grandfather. She pretends to fall in love with him and he almost falls for it…

Don't Wake Mummy
USA, 1997

TV-series Goosebumps

Evan Morgan, A.J. Cook, Peter Jarvis, Richard Denison


A teenage girl loves to tease and scare her easily-frightened younger brother. When one day a mummy is delivered to their house from their father who is an Egyptologist, she cannot resist the idea to use it to scare her brother. However, when she opens the sarcophagus the long-dead mummy is awakened and clearly has other plans.

Episode 41 from the television series "Goosebumps" based on R.L. Stine's popular series of young adult horror fiction. The series ran for 4 seasons and 74 episodes between 1995 and 1998.

Legally Exposed
USA, 1997

John La Zar, Kim Dawson
Directed by Hamilton Lewiston

A very powerful sexual device is found by scientist Dr. Fez in an Egyptian tomb. After losing possession, he chases it to Hollywood and on to Hawaii where it has become an Erotic catalyst for everyone who wields it! Is comes across several new owners, including top notch lawyers and a very beautiful, unexpecting artist.

Episode from the made-for-cable porn mini-series "Click". Also known as "Erotic Curse of Cairo". Adapted from the comic book series by Milo Manara.

The Case of the Mystery Child
UK/Canada, 1997

TV-series The Adventures of Shirley Holmes

Meredith Henderson, John White, Sarah Ezer


After receiving an ancient Egyptian toy from an old colleague on his deathbed, Peggy Holmes starts acting very strangely. It may just be possible that the toy carries an ancient curse...

Episode from the UK mystery television series "The Adventures of Shirley Holmes" about a great grand-niece of Sherlock Holmes who tackles a variety of mysteries in and around the fictional Canadian city of Redington. The series was Nominated twice for a (Canadian television) Gemini Award in the category "Best Children's or Youth Program or Series" in 1998, and won in 1999.

The Curse
USA, 1997

TV-series Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal

When an ancient Egyptian burial chamber is discovered in Alexandria, mysterious deaths begin to strike the archaeological camp.

Episode11 from the Canadian sci-fi/drama television series "Psi Factor - Chronicles of the Paranormal" which aired for 88 episodes from 1996 to 2000. It features dramatic stories said to be inspired by the paranormal investigations of the "Office of Scientific Investigation and Research" (O.S.I.R.), a private agency which conducts scientific investigation, research and experimentation in all fields of science.

Glyph Hanger
USA, 1997

TV-series Power Rangers Turbo

Divatox's former fiance, pharaoh, comes to town. His magical staff falls into Adam's hands, when he believes it to be a prop at his Egyptian stunt-show. It begins turning every sign nearby into hieroglyps! Divatox plants a pyramid-shaped detonator at the stunt show, which blends in with all the props, and if that weren't bad enough, has an electrified force-field around it! Meanwhile, the Bulk & Skull Chimps are inspired by the hieroglyphs, and attempt to show everyone they're humans by painting drawings. (source: tv.com)

Episode 10 from the "Power Rangers Turbo" television series, actually the third series (and fifth season) of the 1990's Power Rangers entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live action children's television series featuring teams of costumed heroes. These series follow a group of teenagers chosen by the wise sage Zordon to become "Power Rangers" in order to stop evil from taking over the planet Earth.

The Erotic House of Wax
USA, 1997

Yvette Lera, Rob Lee, Blake Pickett
Directed by Sybil Richards


A hot babe inherits a wax museum and enlists some friends to help her restore it. They soon discover it has hidden secret: an ancient amulet that turns wax figures into horny carnal creatures. When the amulet is placed on the figures of Cleopatra and Mark Antony, they miraculously come to life and make hot passionate love. Can the amulet's powers attract new visitors and financially save the museum? Indeed it appears the visitors are impressed by the startling wax figures which come to life and have sex in front of their eyes.

The King of Assassins
USA, 1997

TV-series Xena, Warrior Princess

Lucy Lawless, Ted Raimi, Renée O'Connor, Gina Torres
Directed by Bruce Campbell


Xena, Warrior Princess and her companions Gabrielle and Joxer must stop Joxer's identical twin Jett, a professional assassin, from murdering Queen Cleopatra.

Episode 54 (season 3, episode 8) of the sf-action series "Xena, Warrior Princess" (1995-2001). The Cleopatra character appears for a second time in this series in episode 108 "Anthony and Cleopatra".

Legend of the Mummy
USA, 1998

Louis Gossett, Jr., Amy Locane, Eric Lutes
Directed by Jeffrey Obrow


"An Ancient Queen. Her Deadly Curse. The Terror Begins."

Set in present day San Francisco, this thriller is the tale of famed Egyptologist Abel Trelawny, his beautiful twenty-four year old daughter Margaret and Robert Wyatt, the man Margaret turns to on the most frightening night of her life. Margaret’s father is found in a coma with his right arm savagely torn in seven strange cuts. Lying nearby is his most prized possession, the ancient mummy of Queen Tera. Robert becomes immersed in the great mystery of the Trelawny mansion, a mansion adorned by hundreds of ancient treasures taken from the Egyptian tombs decades earlier. Among these artifacts are explicit instructions from Trelawny to his daughter. "If I am mysteriously stricken, I must not be move form this house. I must never be alone". Helping Margaret and Robert keep watch is a curious mix of characters: Trelawny’s doctor, an ex-Scotland Yard detective and a mysterious colleague from the Egyptian expeditions long ago, John Crock. It is this mad eccentric, John Crock, that seems to know the answers and most importantly...the questions.

Fourth film adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel "The Jewel of Seven Stars". Also known as "Bram Stoker's Legend of the Mummy".

Prince of the Nile: The Story of Moses
Australia, 1998


Imitation of the Prince of Egypt from the same year.

The Prince of Egypt
USA, 1998

Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock
Directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner (and others)


DreamWorks SKG's first, full-length animated creation, featuring the latest in digital technology and an impressive cast of voices, is a panoramic retelling of the Old Testament epic of Moses, the Exodus and the origin of the Ten Commandments.

Tale of the Mummy
USA, 1998

Jason Scott Lee, Christopher Lee, Louise Lombard
Directed by Russell Mulcahy


"The curse is legend. The terror is real."

The tomb of the horrific prince Talos is found only to release a gruesome and evil force onto London where an exhibition on the finds is held. An inspector of the US embassy thinks he's on the trail of a serial killer, but soon finds himself confronted with ancient powers beyond his wildest imagination.

Also known as "Talos the Mummy".

France/Canada, 1998

Alexis Tomassian (voice), Elisabeth Ventura (voice)
Directed by Michel Gauthier


A young fisherman and the daughter of the pharaoh defend the ancient kingdom of Egypt with a magic sword.

Animated series based on a popular comic strip by Lucien De Gieter. 70 minutes pilot film, followed by 52 episodes of 26 min each. Produced by Dupuis Audiovisuel (France). Alternate French title: "Les Aventures de Papyrus". English title: "The Adventures of Papyrus".

For Love or Mummy
USA, 1998

Bronson Pinchot, Gailard Sartain
Directed by John R. Cherry III


"Their uncles paved the way for their hijinks...Now all they want is their mummy."

Stan Laurel and Olliver Hardy serve as escorts for for a museum's Egyptian exhibit. When a 3000-year-old mummy is missing and they're blamed, they find themselves pursued by the police and the museum authorities while trying to protect a professor's daughter from the re-born mummy.

Enchanted Tales: A Tale of Egypt
USA, 1998


Animated adventures of Moses in the exotic high desert, from the direct-to-video kids' series.

USA, 1998

TV-series CatDog


Cat reads a story to Dog about how Egyptians worshipped Cats.

Episode 16 of the animated TV-series "CatDog" about a hybrid cat and dog joined together. The 60-episode series ran for 3 seasons from 1998 to 2000. "Neferkitty" is the only episode with Egyptian elements.

Ein Prinz für Ägypten
Germany, 1998

Prince of Egypt clone, released on the home video market by the German company Dingo Pictures which produces short videos for children.


Russia, 1998

Nikolai Fomenko, Irina Osnovina, Stanislav Varky, Larisa Naumova
Directed by Sergei Ovcharov


ancient Egyptian wall paintings come to life in an ironic display of every day life.

Artful 10-minute animation short. Winner of the Goldener Berliner Bär award at the 1999 Berlin International Film Festival.

The Mystery of the Mouse Pharaoh's Tomb
Canada/Germany/France, 1998

TV-series The Country Mouse and the City Mouse

City mouse Emily and country mouse Alexander are on Expedition in Egypt with professor Petrie. They are looking for the tomb of pharaoh Kamose and his friend Ohtep, the mouse-pharaoh. They are in a hurry, because the area where the tomb is supposedly located will soon be flooded by the waters of the Aswan high dam. The daughter of the professor's Egyptian aide, Rabia, is keen on helping them, as she wants to show that girls can do much more than cook and clean. Together they are able to locate the tomb in time to save it from the waters.

Episode 19 of the animated television series "Country Mouse and the City Mouse" that ran for 3 seasons and a total of 52 episodes.

Pharaoh Bob
USA, 1998

TV-series Recess

Directed by Chuck Sheetz


King Bob orders the kids to build him a pyramid so that all future classes will remember him.

Episode 38 from the Disney educational tv-series "Recess" about six school friends trying to cope with the trials and tribulations of growing up. The series ran from 1997 until 2001 for a total of 130 episodes.

Monkey See, Doggie Do
USA, 1998

TV-series The Powerpuff Girls

Mojo steals the head and jewels of Anubis, the Egyptian god with a 'dog-like' head. When he puts them together he can change humans into dogs and control them to fulfill his evil plans. It is up to the Powerpuff Girls to save the day…

Episode from the 1998-2001 American animated series "The Powerpuff Girls" about three little girls who were created in a laboratory experiment by Professor Utonium, who combined sugar, spice, and everything nice in an effort to create the perfect little girl. However, the professor accidentally added some "Chemical X" into the mix, and the three girls were born from the resulting explosion. With their super charged powers, they challenge the forces of evil so that justice will prevail. In 2006 a totally redesigned, redrawn and typically Japanese version of this series was produced under the name "Z, Demashita! Pawapafu Garuzu Zetto" ("And They're Off! Powerpuff Girls Z").

The Curse of the Mummy's Toe
USA, 1998

TV-series Mad Jack the Pirate

Directed by Jeff DeGrandis, Bill Kopp


While looking for treasure inside an Egyptian pyramid, Pirate Jack unwittingly takes a mummy's toe which happens to be cursed…

Episode from the short lived animated children series "Mad Jack the Pirate" about the adventures of a rather unsuccessful and cowardly pirate.

Lost Our Lisa
USA, 1998

TV-series The Simpsons


On a teacher conference day off from school, Marge and Lisa plan a trip to the Springsonian Museum so they can see the Egyptian Treasures of Isis exhibit and the Orb of Isis. After a long detour they arrive after opening hours, but manage to enter illegally anyway. While there, they make a fascinating discovery that the Orb of Isis is a music box which had gone overlooked by scientists and museum staff. Lisa concludes that what her father said about risks was right – until the alarm goes off and guard dogs chase them out of the building.

Twenty-fourth episode of the ninth season (1998) of the popular animated television series "The Simpsons".

Phantu's Curse
Canada, 1998

TV-series Flying Rhino Junior High

After viering a movie about pharaoh Phinster and Mrs. Snodgrass teaching Egyptian history in class, boy genious Earl morphs the whole school into an Egyptian tomb. The four heroes of the story, Billy, Marcus, Ruby and Lydia, have to find their way out of the maze and return the school back to normal before they are sealed in the tomb forever. Matters get complicated when Lydia takes a golden scarab and unleashes a mummy.

Episode from the animated television series "Flying Rhino Junior High". In this series we follow the adventures of four children who try to counteract the chaos created in their school by boy genious Earl P. Sidebottom who has created a supercomputer capable of altering reality.

USA, 1998

TV-series The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs


The evil Catastrophe has stolen the Eye of Osirus and the Staff of Pharfigruttentuttenruttenschnarfen to reanimate cat mummies to do his evil bidding. He plans to awaken Cleopatra's cat with the help of Bast so he can rule with her for all eternity. The Spy Dogs organization must go up against the millions of cat mummies to stop Catastrophe.

Episode 5 from the children's animated series "The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs" about a secret organization of dogs that are dedicated to protecting mankind from evil. In each episode of "SpyDogs" the secrets of a particular canine are revealed.

La Princesse Du Nil
France, 1998

Set during the time of Pharaoh Ramses II, Princess of the Nile is a 26 episode animated series that tells the tale of Queen Nefertari’s smart little sister, Neteb, and her friend Merempah. Each episode finds the teenagers involved in plots wrought against the Pharaoh of Egypt, as they try to unravel these plots.

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