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A Thrilling Trivia on The Mummy

Let’s revisit this 1999 blockbuster thriller movie.
Sreedevi Nair May 29, 2021

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Many of you would remember this horror movie with slight doses of comedy and fascinating visual graphics.
But do you remember it enough to answer this quiz correctly?
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The Mummy 1999 is a remake of the original version of a movie with the same title made in 1932.
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While the movie heavily relied on computer graphics, rats crawling on Rachel Weisz were not computer-generated. She had to face real rats and what you see is her natural reaction.
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‘Imhotep’ was a real person – an Egyptian Chancellor to Pharaoh Djoser. He was the architect who designed the first pyramid in Egypt.
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Rachel Weisz is noted British actress with several awards to her name including Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 'The Constant Gardener'.
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All pyramids shown in the movie are computer-generated graphics. The movie’s special effects cost around 15 million dollars out of the total budget of 80 million dollars.
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The cast for a protagonist was finalized after Stephen Sommers saw ‘ George of the Jungle’ and decided to cast Brendan Fraser.
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Ardeth Bay - the character name is an anagram of ‘Death by Ra’. The warrior is played by Oded Fehr.
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Stephen Sommers – the director of the The Mummy 1999 movie wanted to remake the film with a blend of humor and horror.
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The movie was not filmed in Egypt due to political unrest. It was extensively shot in Marrakech and few scenes were filmed in UK and Sahara desert.
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The film was thought to be jinxed as the crew faced extremely difficult situations to complete the movie.
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The director took additional safety measures for the crew, including taking a kidnapping insurance for the main cast without them knowing. The secret was disclosed after the film was wrapped up.
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Brenden Fraser had a near-death experience while filming the scene where he was hanged in prison. He choked and even passed out during the scene.
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