The Mummy (1999)

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Horror adventure. In a prologue the story unravels in 1290 BC, when the mistress of the Pharaoh kills him, assisted by her lover, the priest Imhotep. The punishment for Imhotep is to be buried alive - mummified. It is thought that should his spirit ever be freed, his evil power will let loose ten plagues upon Egypt. The story then moves forward to the 1920's where American explorer Rick O'Connell meets up with librarian Evelyn and her brother Jonathan. Together they decide to head for Imhotep's burial site which just happens to be situated very near to a cache of the Pharaoh's treasures. When the three - and various other prospective treasure-hunters - meddle with the burial ground of Imhotep, it is certain that spirits are likely to rise from the dead....

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