Tale of the Mummy

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Tale of the Mummy, Talos - the Mummy
Tale of the mummy poster.jpg
US film poster
Directed by Russell Mulcahy
Produced by Silvio Muraglia
Tom Reeve
Daniel Sladek
Written by Keith Williams
Russell Mulcahy
John Esposito
Starring Jason Scott Lee
Louise Lombard
Sean Pertwee
Lysette Anthony
Michael Lerner
Jack Davenport
Music by Stefano Mainetti
Cinematography Gabriel Beristain
Edited by Armen Minasian
Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video
Dimension Films
Release dates
August 3, 1999 (1999-08-03)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United Kingdom
United States
Language English
Budget $8.000.000 (estimated)

Tale of the Mummy is a 1998 British-American horror film, directed by Russell Mulcahy, starring Jason Scott Lee, Jack Davenport, Louise Lombard and Christopher Lee.


Half a century after her grandfather was killed in an Egyptian excavation, archaeologist Sam Turkel returns to the original site and discovers the hanging sarcophagus of Talos. Months later, a murder is committed at the museum hosting Talos' artifacts and Sam is called in to assist an American detective working on the case.


Home media[edit]

The North American version is around twenty minutes shorter than the European version.[citation needed]

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