Mysteries of Egypt (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mysteries of Egypt (1998)

Mysteries of Egypt




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Well-known Egyptian actor Omar Sharif and the young British actress Kate Maberly are featured in the IMAX film. Sharif plays the role of a grandfather who takes his visiting granddaughter (Maberly) around the country to introduce her to the wonders of ancient Egypt. Re-enactments are used to illustrate such events as the building of pyramids, the reign of the pharaohs and the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Kids & Family
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 27, 1999
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Critic Reviews for Mysteries of Egypt

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | August 1, 2003
Miami Herald
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 30, 2001
New York Times
Top Critic

October 30, 2001
New York Post
Top Critic

It's a visually appealing but basic introduction to ancient Egyptian culture.

Full Review… | July 2, 2004


March 17, 2004
New Times

What else would you expect from National Geographic but a rich tapestry of history that's unfolded right before your eyes?

Full Review… | September 1, 2003
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Audience Reviews for Mysteries of Egypt


Nice dizzying flyover of the Pyramids and the Sphinx. It needs to be seen on an IMAX screen, otherwise it's like a little National Geographic snooze-fest documentary.

Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

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