THE MUMMY | British Board of Film Classification
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Type of media Video

Approved Running time 119m 23s

Release date 31/01/2000

Ratings Info Contains moderate horror

Director(s) Stephen Sommers

Cast includes Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor, Jonathan Hyde, Stephen Dunham, Tuc Watkins, Oded Fehr, Omid Djalili, Erick Avari, Corey Johnson

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 01/06/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE MUMMY is a US horror action adventure film in which an American man accidentally awakens an evil mummy while on an archeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra.


There are scenes of horror including the implied sight of an ancient Egyptian having his tongue removed before he is wrapped in bandages, placed in a coffin and eaten alive by hundreds of scarab beetles. Other scenes of horror include sight of a scarab beetle crawling under a man's skin and sight of a man who has had his tongue and eyes ripped out. The horror is intense but the scenes are neither frequent or prolonged.


There is moderate violence including implied stabbings, shootings and beheadings; a man is also seen being set on fire.

A man has a noose placed over his head and is left hanging, before the rope is cut and the man drops to safety. There are also uses of mild bad language ('ass', 'son of a bitch', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'bloody', 'damn', 'hell').


Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd. - Video
Classified date(s)
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Submitted run time
119m 23s
BBFC reference
as per UKCV

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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