The Mummy captivated audiences twenty-five years ago that were thirsty for adventure and an old school feel. Today, Universal Pictures announced that the movie is heading for a re-release in theaters to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The film, directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Arnold Vosloo will return to theaters nationwide on April 26th, 2024.

The film made its debut in May 1999 and raked in an impressive $43.4 million domestically during its opening weekend. Tickets for the re-release go on sale starting today, April 5th on Fandango and wherever else you get your movie tickets. Here’s what Jim Orr, President of Domestic Theatrical Distribution for Universal Pictures had to say.

“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. It’s a 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.”

If you haven’t seen The Mummy recently, here’s a synopsis.

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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