99% of People Can't Name the Mummy Movies From a Single Image! Can You?

Jody Mabry

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The Mummy movie franchise is a historical fantasy and horror adventure series, focusing on an ancient Egyptian curse and modern consequences of releasing the curse. See how many of these Mummy movies you can name from these screenshots.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" is the first of the Mummy franchise missing Rachel Weisz. However, her character, Evy, continued on, with Maria Bello taking the role. So, what happened to Weisz? Depends on who you ask.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"The Scorpion King" was filmed after "The Mummy Returns." However it is the historical prequel.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Actors are often paid high salaries, and sometimes the money is worth it. In "The Mummy," Brendan Fraser's character was being hanged, and the actor almost died. He had to be resuscitated after he stopped breathing.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Arnold Vosloo, Imhotep, may look big and tough, but he is a baby when it comes to body hair waxing. Instead, to keep his body smooth, he was shaved twice a day.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Okay, you're going to want to pay attention. "The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption" is a sequel to a prequel to a prequel of a sequel of a remake. Everybody got that?

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

So, how accurate is "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"? The crossbow traps are realistically based. So realistic, in fact, that similar traps are slowing the excavation of China's Terracotta Army almost 2,100 years later.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Kevin O'Connor's character Beni wasn't the most likable character in the movie. In fact, it appears that all of the camels in the movie didn't like him. They often refused to work with him while filming.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

You may not have seen it, but the director may have been leaving a clue to Oscar voters. The room of gold has a life-sized Oscar statue in the back of the room. While the movie was nominated for 20 awards, winning five, none were Oscars.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The first "Scorpion King" movie marks Dwayne Johnson's stepping away from his moniker as "The Rock." He did it to forward his acting career and put his well-known wrestling career behind him.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

There are a lot of recurring actors in the Mummy series. However, only two have appeared in all three of the Mummy trilogy films: Brendan Fraser and John Hannah.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Movies often have mistakes found after release. In "Battle for Redemption," a security camera can be seen at the palace after the death of Ramusan.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Movies are notorious for shooting scenes multiple times to get the perfect shot. However, in "The Mummy," the library bookshelf scene was filmed only once. It would have taken at least a day to re-shoot if they didn't get it right the first time.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Many moviegoers probably won't be surprised to know that the Dragon Emperor's tomb and it's terracotta warriors are inspired by the 210 BC tomb of Qin Shi Huang - first emperor of the Qin dynasty.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"The Scorpion King 3" is the sixth movie out of seven from "The Mummy" franchise. Who would have guessed the success?

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"The Scorpion King" was Dwayne Johnson's first leading role. He was paid $5.5 million. It was the highest salary for a first-time leading role.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

All of the terracotta warriors are called mummies throughout the movie. However, there are no characters in the movie who had actually been mummified.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Ellen Hollman is one tough cookie. She did most of her own stunts. Not surprising, since she did the same for the TV series "Spartacus."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The movie may be named "The Mummy," but did you notice Imhotep was never mummified. Oops!

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Dwayne Johnson was quick to drop his WWE stage name. However, Vince McMahon is listed as executive producer only because he owns Johnson's wrestling name, "The Rock," which the producers used to market the movie.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The Mummy franchise was brutal to Brendan Fraser, from almost dying while hanging in "The Mummy" to a torn spinal disk, cracked ribs, and injured knees in "Mummy Returns."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

This movie reunites two of the greatest martial arts actors in the modern era of film. Jet Li and Russell Wong last worked in the 2000 film "Romeo Must Die."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"Rise of a Warrior" is the first time Dwayne Johnson didn't play the role of Mathayus.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Most movies end up longer than expected, forcing editors to cut out important scenes. However, after editing "The Scorpion King," the film was only about 70 minutes. This meant additional scenes had to be filmed to make the movie longer.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Despite Dwayne Johnson's success as The Scorpion King, he only played the role twice - in "The Mummy Returns" and "The Scorpion King." Pierre Marais played the role once and Victor Webster did it twice.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Rob Cohen may have an affinity for dragons. "Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" was the third film he's directed with "dragon" in it. The last two were "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" and "Dragon Heart."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Eve Torres is the third WWE wrestler to appear in the Scorpion King series. The first was Dwayne Johnson and the second Dave Bautista.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The crew would have probably loved to shoot the film in Egypt. However, due to political conditions, much of the movie was shot in nearby Marrakech, Morrocco.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

One of the biggest surprises which never came to fruition is that director, Rob Cohen, originally planned to kill off Fraser's character, Rock O'Connell.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

While the Mummy series held onto its leading actor throughout, The Scorpion King series didn't replicate Mathayus' role until "Scorpion King 4."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Dwayne Johnson would have a huge role in subsequent Scorpion King roles. His only lines in "The Mummy Returns" were spoken in Ancient Egyptian.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

There is no doubt this film had some great martial artist fight scenes. But, did you know this was Wu Jing's debut American film?

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The opening scene was almost Don Wilson's only scene when he was accidentally stabbed in the leg with a sword. Luckily he only required stitches.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

While Rachel Weisz was offered her role, Brendan Fraser didn't have an opportunity until Sylvester Stallone turned down the role of Rick.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Scorpions and tarantulas were a problem for the cast, with many incidents of medical treatment and individual evacuation. But, for the movie, hundreds were used.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Eve Torres was this third WWE wrestler in the series, although this was her first movie acting role. She has gone on to have roles in the TV series "Supergirl" and the movie "Skiptrace."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Even funny guys get frustrated. Bill Hader was working as a production assistant when a 20-hour work day tipped his irritation. He quit and would later work with Dwayne Johnson on "Saturday Night Live."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Look closely. The army of 10,000 horsemen only had 200 actors. The rest were digital multiplications.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

In the library bookcase scene, the shot had to be done right the first time to avoid long delays in a reshoot. That may explain why Evylyn's male stunt double can be obviously seen in the movie.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Actors' schedules can be tough, as they work on multiple movies at the same time in different parts of the world. Jet Li had limited availability for his role. To make things easier, most of his role as the Emperor was changed to a rotting terracotta corpse, which could be completed in CGI.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"The Mummy Returns" was definitely an epic. The story line spanned more than 5,000 years.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

One extra became very lucky. The costume rental company revealed that one of the extra's cloaks was made for Alec Guinness for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in "A New Hope."

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

While much of the Mummy and Scorpion King franchise was filmed in sandy Africa and Middle East, "Scorpion King 4" was filmed entirely in Romania.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

The budget for "Scorpion King 3" was a third of the original "Scorpion King" at $20 million.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

When we see torches in movie scenes they appear to stay lit forever. Yet, in "The Mummy Returns," they only lasted about three minutes each.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

It can often take years before someone decides a sequel should be filmed. For "The Mummy" it took less than 12 hours after the release date.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

Rachel Weisz had a nice protective contract. Whereas Brendan Fraser was injured multiple times, Weisz contract protected her from a crumbling set scene.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

There were a lot of leading men who could have had the role of Rick before Brendan Fraser. If not for the movie "The Beach," Leo DiCaprio would have had the role. He wanted it so much he asked to have the filming of "The Beach" delayed.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

"Scorpion King 4" is the last movie in "The Mummy" franchise. However, there was a loosely related Tom Cruise film named "The Mummy," released in 2017.

Which Mummy movie is shown in this image?

While "The Scorpion King" franchise was fizzling by the third movie, it was still a box office success bringing in $38 million with a $20-million budget.

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Marrakesh was used extensively for filming. The prison scene was actually shot at an apartment complex, not a prison or set.

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