THE MUMMY: The Blockbuster Action-Adventure Film Returns to Theaters for Its 25th Anniversary

Universal Pictures announces the 25th Anniversary Theatrical Re-Release of 'THE MUMMY' in the US

Universal Pictures has announced the U.S. theatrical re-release of the action-adventure blockbuster hit film, The Mummy, in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Oscar winners Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz with John Hannah and Arnold Vosloo, the film will return to theaters nationwide on April 26, 2024.


You can check out the Official 25th Anniversary Trailer below:


The Mummy first made its thunderous debut in May 1999, bringing in an impressive $43.4 million domestically during its opening weekend, topping the box office charts. The captivating storytelling and a mix of heart-pounding action, the film quickly gained the interest of audiences worldwide and became one of the highest-grossing movies of the year, both domestically and globally.

“Over the past twenty-five years, The Mummy has become a cornerstone of adventure cinema and has set the bar high for blockbuster entertainment. As we celebrate its 25th anniversary, we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring it back to the big screen. Its fantastic opportunity for both devoted fans and newcomers to immerse themselves in the exhilarating adventure and timeless story that made The Mummy an unforgettable cinematic experience.”

– Jim Orr (President of Domestic Theatrical Distribution for Universal Pictures) –

The film has left a lasting impact on popular culture, inspiring a successful franchise that includes two sequels, spin-off films, and a prequel series. The Mummy will offer audiences a unique opportunity to experience the timeless adventure on the big screen. Old and newer fans will be able to enjoy this film starting on April 26.

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Tickets for the re-release of The Mummy are available for purchase now on Fandango and through theater ticketing sites nationwide.

About The Mummy

Release Date: April 26, 2024
Director: Stephen Sommers
Writer: Stephen Sommers
Distribution by: Universal Pictures
Production Company: Alphaville Films
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O’Connor, Jonathan Hyde
The Mummy follows the story of American adventurer Rick O’Connell (Fraser) as he leads an expedition to Hamunaptra, the legendary city of the dead. There, alongside Egyptologist Evelyn Carnahan (Weisz) and her brother Jonathan (Hannah), he unwittingly awakens Imhotep (Vosloo), an ancient Egyptian priest cursed to suffer eternal damnation. Imhotep seeks to resurrect his lost love, and the team must race against time to stop him before he unleashes unspeakable horrors on the world.

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SOURCE: Universal Pictures

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