The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy (1932)
The Mummy (1932)
  • NR
  • 1h 13m
  • 1932
Fresh93%
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Boris Karloff's legendary performance as The Mummy has become a landmark in the annals of screen history. When Egyptian mummy Im-Ho-Tep is accidentally revived after 3,700 years, it is revealed in a flashback that he was a high priest, embalmed alive for trying to revive his true love after she had been sacrificed. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive - and deadly - quest to find his lost love. The Mummy remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but of all time.
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Critics Consensus: Relying more on mood and atmosphere than the thrills typical of modern horror fare, Universal's The Mummy sets a masterful template for mummy-themed films to follow.
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This vintage classic is more funny than scary.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that kids will see two mummy-related deaths (a museum guard dies of shock off-camera; an archaeologist succumbs to mumbo jumbo). A few Egyptian slaves are run through with spears. Sensitive kids may find a living mummy mildly distressing -- and be disturbed by the Egyptian king who is mummified and entombed alive.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date:December 22, 1932
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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