Top 11 Mummy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Mummy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Mummy film message.

In The Mummy (1999) Imhotep mistakes Evie as his lover, Anck-Su-Namun because he needs glasses. He took Mr. Burns's eyes, and Mr. Burns is basically blind without glasses. You can see Imhotep squinting at Evie and asking her questioningly if she's Anck-Su-Namun.

In The Mummy (1999); When the waters of Egypt turn to blood, the men taking shots of alcohol spit their drinks at the taste of blood. This indicates their drinks were watered down.

Mummy Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The library disaster (where the bookshelves toppled over) was done in one take. If a mistake had been made, it would have taken an entire day to re-shoot.

  2. The snake that Evie kicks away is actually a breed of milk snake, which is not venomous.

Mummy Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - One of the characters gets hit in the head with the Book of the Dead from the 1999 The Mummy
    One of the characters gets hit in the head with the Book of the Dead from the 1999 The Mummy
  • 1 - While in Prodigum trying to get to Morton, Halsey hits one of Dr. Jekyll's bad guys with a large book on the head. That book is the Golden Book of Amun Ra (the Book of Life), NOT the book of the dead.
    While in Prodigum trying to get to Morton, Halsey hits one of Dr. Jekyll's bad guys with a large book on the head. That book is the Golden Book of Amun Ra (the Book of Life), NOT the book of the dead.

Mummy Hidden Details

1 - Rick O'Connell tells Evelyn their son Alex is becoming more and more like her. In the same scene Alex topples pillars in a domino fashion, mimicking what Evelyn did in The Mummy (1999) with bookshelves.
Rick O'Connell tells Evelyn their son Alex is becoming more and more like her. In the same scene Alex topples pillars in a domino fashion, mimicking what Evelyn did in The Mummy (1999) with bookshelves.
1 - Dr. Bey makes sure Evie and Jonathan are not paying attention and begins to 'accidentally' light the map on fire so they can't find the city of the dead.
Dr. Bey makes sure Evie and Jonathan are not paying attention and begins to 'accidentally' light the map on fire so they can't find the city of the dead.

Which was supposed to kickstart a connected universe of Universal monsters, there is a severed arm belonging to the Gill-man, from the classic movie Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Dr. Strangelove in the Mummy Returns.

Mummy poster
Mummy poster

Mummy Plot

At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreck havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Mummy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director Stephen Sommers
Stars Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo
IMDB score 7.0