Hollywood Movies Based on Egyptian Mythology

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The Ten Commandments (1956)

 Cecil B. DeMille's epic historical drama retells the biblical story of Moses, based on the 1949 novel Prince of Egypt.

Stargate (1994)

This sci-fi film directed by Ronald Emmerich follows an Egyptologist and a military team as they discover another planet ruled by Ra, a powerful god resembling an Egyptian deity.

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

This DreamWorks animated film is an adaptation of the Book of Exodus and follows the life of Moses from a prince to a prophet of God.

The Mummy (1999)

Stephen Sommers' classic remake of the eponymous 1932 film features Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz and borrows heavily from Egyptian mythology and lore.

The Scorpion King (2002)

This Dwayne Johnson starrer is a spin-off from The Mummy franchise and is based on a historical king from Egypt, also featuring fantastical mythological creatures.

Black Adam (2022)

This DC Superhero movie, based on the DC comics lore, features Dwayne Johnson as the titular ancient superhuman who has derived his powers from various Egyptian gods.