I love and have been fascinated by ancient Egyptian history since I was 10. When the first Mummy movie and its sequel came out, I watched them till I had memorized every scene and every dialogue. So when Universal Pictures wanted to remake the franchise, I was disappointed and curious. Disappointed because I loved the original franchise. Curious because it's about ancient Egypt. I went against all the reviews to watch the new Mummy movie. I deeply regret it. Below I have listed 10 reasons why The Mummy (1999) is a classic.