Quotes from The Mummy
The Mummy is a 1999 action/adventure film which stars Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah and Arnold Vosloo. It’s about adventurer Rick O’Connell who travels to the City of the Dead with librarian Evelyn and her brother Jonathan. Together, the trio unwillingly unleash an Evil Egyptian Mummy onto the world.
Despite the supernatural evil, The Mummy has many funny and adventurous moments that are thrilling for the whole family to enjoy. We’ve included our favorite quotes in this article. Let us know if we missed any of your favorite moments from The Mummy.
Memorable moments from The Mummy
“Thebes, City of the Living, crown jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First. Home of Imhotep, Pharaoh’s high priest, keeper of the dead. Birthplace of Anck Su Namun, Pharaoh’s mistress. No other man was allowed to touch her. But for their love, they were willing to risk life itself.” – Ardeth Bay
Beni: O’Connell! Hey, O’Connell! It looks to me like I’ve got all the horses!
Rick: Hey, Beni! Looks to me like you’re on the wrong side of the river!
Evelyn: Look, I… I may not be an explorer or an adventurer, or a treasure-seeker or a gunfighter, Mr. O’Connell, but I am proud of what I am.
Rick: And what is that?
Evelyn: I… am a librarian.
“I only gamble with my life, never my money.” – Rick O’Connell
Evelyn: You were actually at Hamunaptra?
Rick: Yeah, I was there.
Evelyn: You swear?
Rick: Every damn day.
Dr. Bey: We are part of an ancient secret society. For over three thousand years, we have guarded the City of the Dead. We are sworn at manhood to do any and all in our power to stop the High Priest Imhotep from being reborn into this world.
Ardeth Bay: And now, because of you, we have failed.
Rick: That’s called stealing, you know.
Evelyn: According to you and my brother, it’s called borrowing.
Rick: I thought you said you didn’t believe in all this fairy tales and hokum stuff!
Evelyn: Well, having an encounter with a three thousand-year-old walking, talking corpse does tend to convert one.
Winston: What’s the, uh, What’s the challenge, then?
Rick: Rescue the damsel in distress, kill the bad guy, and save the world.
“Oh, my God. It’s a… it’s a sarcophagus. Buried at the base of Anubis. He must have been someone of great importance. Or he did something very naughty.” – Evelyn
“I loved the whole sand wall trick. It was beautiful. Bastard.” – Beni
“Oh, for heaven’s sake, girl, it wasn’t that good of a kiss, anyway.” – Evelyn
“It is better to be the right hand of the devil than in his path.” – Beni
“Know this: this creature is the bringer of death. He will never eat, he will never sleep, and he will never stop.” – Ardeth Bay
Evelyn: I will give you one hundred pounds to save this man’s life.
Warden Gad Hassan: Madame, I would pay one hundred pounds just to see him hang.
“Oh, come on. Everybody knows the story. The entire necropolis was rigged to sink into the sand on Pharaoh’s command. A flick of a switch, and the whole place would disappear beneath the sand dunes, taking the treasure with it.” – Jonathan
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