Top 100 Quotes From The Mummy

- I loved the whole sand-wall trick.
- It was beautiful.
- Bastard.

- Never did like camels.
- Filthy buggers.
- They smell, they bite, they spit.
- Disgusting.
- I think they're adorable.

- What have we here?
- Blue gold.
- This will fetch a mighty fine price.

- ...who knows how to properly code and catalog this library, that's why.
- I put up with you because your father and mother were our finest patrons.
- That's why!
- Allah rest their souls.
- I don't care how you do it,
- I don't care how long it takes.
- Straighten up this meshiver!

- Imhotep.
- Let's go, let's go!
- -Get it in gear.
- -Let's get out of here.
- -Come on, Evy. Hurry up.
- -Imhotep!
- You're gonna get yours, Beni!
- You hear me?
- -You're gonna get yours!
- -Like I've never heard that before!

Nick: You're welcome, by the way.
Jenny: How's that?
Nick: Because I saved your... whatever-it-is.
[pointing out at the desert]
Jenny: That was safely hidden for 5,000 years before you dropped a Hellfire missile on it.

[last lines]
Dr. Henry Jekyll: Sometimes it does take a monster to fight a monster.

- Excuse me.
- A little help would be useful, if it's not too much trouble!
- Yeah. All right.
- Winston!
- Quicksand! Get back! It's quicksand.

Chris: You can't run. You can't escape. She's got plans for you.

- The Book of Amun-Ra! I found it, Evy!
- Shut up and get me off here, Jonathan!
- Open the book.
- It's the only way to kill him.
- You have to open the book and find the inscription.
- I can't open it! It's locked.
- -We need the key, Evy!
- -It's inside his robes.

- They'd take a sharp, red-hot poker, stick it up your nose...
- ...scramble things about a bit and then rip it out through your nostrils.
- That must hurt.
- It's mummification.
- You're dead when they do it.
- If I don't make it out of here, don't put me down for mummification.
- Likewise.

- Ancient mirrors.
- It's an ancient Egyptian trick. You'll see.
- Here, this is for you.
- Go ahead. It's something I borrowed off our American brethren.
- I thought you might like it.
- You might need it...
- ...for when you're....
- What are you looking at?

- He said it would be worth its weight in gold.
- -What does he want the book for?
- -I don't know.
- Something about bringing his dead girlfriend back to life.
- But that's all.
- He just wants the book, I swear.
- Just the book, I swear. And your sister.
- But other than that--

- I...
- ...am a librarian.
- And I am going to kiss you...
- ...Mr. O'Connell.
- Call me Rick.
- Oh, Rick.

- Where'd they come from?
- I ain't waiting around to find out.
- My glasses. Where are my glasses?
- Leave me! Leave me!
- Could you help me find my--
- Wait for me!

- -Have you got any bright ideas?
- -I'm thinking.
- You better think fast, because if he turns me into a mummy...
- ...you're the first one I'm coming after.
- -No.
- -Don't!
- He must take me to Hamunaptra to perform the ritual.
- She is right. Live today, fight tomorrow.

- -Until now I did not believe it.
- -Believe it.
- That's what brought our buddy back to life.
- If the black book can bring dead people to life....
- -Then maybe the gold book can kill him.
- -That's the myth.
- Now we just have to find out where the gold book is hidden.
- Imhotep. Imhotep.

- My God.
- Winston!
- Paddle faster.
- Hang on, men!

- It's a sarcophagus.
- Buried at the base of Anubis.
- He must have been someone of great importance.
- Or he did something very naughty.
- Allah.
- One more.

- And if you cut him down, we will give you....
- -Ten percent.
- -Fifty percent.
- -Twenty.
- -Forty.
- -Thirty!
- -Twenty-five.
- Deal.
- Cut him down!

Dr. Henry Jekyll: Because of your actions, this ancient power has returned.

- Stop it! You'll kill them!
- That's the idea.
- Here I come, laddies!

Dr. Henry Jekyll: You are alive because you were chosen.
Nick: Chose? By what?
Dr. Henry Jekyll: Evil. The ultimate evil.

- Look for bugs.
- I hate bugs.
- We're standing inside a room no one has entered in over 3,000 years.
- What is that God-awful stench?

- Glenlivet. Twelve years old!
- He may have been a stinky fellow, but he had good taste.
- Take this. Stay here.
- -No, wait! Wait for me.
- -Evy!
- Excuse me, but didn't the man just say "stay here"? Evy!
- Mr. Henderson! Wake up!

Edward: You are a younger man. But you best learn to be wary of a man like me.

- Okay! Go, go!
- Imhotep. Imhotep.

- I say, bloody good show, chaps!
- And did I panic?
- I think not.

Dr. Henry Jekyll: It's not an exact science, this business.
Nick: What? And the business being?
Dr. Henry Jekyll: Evil, Mr. Morton. Recognize, contain, examine, destroy.

- -Is it dangerous?
- -You might not live through it.
- By Jove, do you really think so?
- Everybody else we've run into has died.
- Why not you?
- What's the challenge then?
- Rescue the damsel in distress, kill the bad guy and save the world.
- Winston Havelock at your service, sir.

Nick: I'm thinking!

- Last but not least, my favorite plague... boils and sores.
- They have become his slaves.
- So it has begun, the beginning of the end.
- Not quite yet. Come on.

- -Move!
- -Did you see that?
- It was walking. It was walking!

Nick: Okay, you were right. We have angered the gods.
Jenny: Wait, what?
Nick: I saw her. The chick in the box.
Jenny: Ahmanet?
Nick: That one.
Jenny: Nick...
Nick: He said I'm cursed.
Jenny: Who said?
Nick: Vail.
Jenny: Vail?
Nick: The coffin we found.
Jenny: Sarcophagus.
Nick: Whatever. There was writing on it.
Jenny: Hieroglyphics.
Nick: Jenny, respectfully, I'm not interested in archeological jargon right now.

Jenny: Whatever's in there has been safely hidden for two thousand years. This isn't a tomb, it's a prison.

Dr. Henry Jekyll: Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters.

- No!
- You must not read from the book!

- 500 pounds!
- And what else?
- I'm a very lonely man.
- No!
- His neck did not break!
- I'm so sorry. Now we must watch him strangle to death.

- -She doesn't come out, and no one goes in.
- -Right.
- -Right?
- -Right.
- O'Connell! Jonathan!
- Let's go.
- I thought I could stay at the fort and reconnoiter.
- -Now!
- -We're just gonna rescue the Egyptologist.

- Anck-su-namun.
- O'Connell! Jonathan!
- Damn, these guys just don't quit, do they?
- Keep digging.

[first lines]
Cross: [having just broken through with their drill] What the hell is this?
Construction: I don't know.
Cross: [stepping inside] Whoa! Bloody hell!
Reporter: The Crossrail is the biggest construction project in Europe, carving 26 miles of new commuter train tunnels beneath the surface of London. But today, an ancient tomb filled with the coffins of Crusader knights...
Archaeologist: People don't realize that London is a giant graveland. A modern city built on centuries of death.
Reporter: Because of the proximity to the Thames, half the space is flooded. Is that right?

- Time to go.
- You've lost the book!
- -I can't believe--
- -Come on!

- This, gentlemen...
- ...this is treasure.
- I wouldn't trade you for a brass--
- Look at that.
- There's your treasure, gentlemen.
- Now we're onto something.

- -I can't figure out this last symbol.
- -What does it look like?
- It's a bird, a stork!
- Ahmenophus!
- Yes, I see.

- Anck-su-namun.
- Get your ugly face off of her!
- Look what I got.

- -Let's get us some treasure!
- -Careful!
- Seti was no fool.
- I think perhaps we should let the diggers open it.
- I think we should listen to the good doctor, Henderson.
- Yeah, sure. Let them open it.

- I've done that. End of job. End of story.
- -Contract terminated.
- -That's all I mean to you?
- You can either tag along with me...
- ...or you can stay here and try and save the world!
- -What's it gonna be?
- -I'm staying.
- -Fine!
- -Fine.

- The map! We forgot the map!
- Relax. I'm the map. It's all up here.
- That's comforting.
- -The key!
- -Evy?
- Hold on to this.

Ahmanet: The old gods... your language is simple... what you truly wish to know is... what lies beyond the veil of death to know what I have seen
Jenny: Yes
Ahmanet: And you will when I kill you... they have found the stone, you brought my chosen here... what do you think they will do with him now

Jenny: Legend has it she's a being of unimaginable powers. Now she's using you to regain them.

- Run, Beni! Run!
- Get inside! Get inside!
- Don't you close that door!
- Don't you close that door!

- Where is the map?
- There.
- And the key? Where is the key?
- The key? What key?

- Abdul?
- Mohammed?
- Bob?

- You all right?
- I'm not sure.

- Why are you going back?
- You see that girl?
- She saved my neck.
- You always did have more balls than brains.
- Good-bye, Beni.
- O'Connell!

- Anck-su-namun's soul had come back from the dead.
- But Pharaoh's bodyguards had followed Imhotep and stopped him...
- ...before the ritual could be completed.

- O'Connell!
- What are we going to do?
- -Wait here! I'll go get help!
- -Right!

- My God.
- We're back.
- O'Connell.

- Are you all right?
- Do I bloody look all right?
- How you doing?
- You see that? I've never seen one so big.
- -Never?
- -No!

- Scarabs!
- -Run, Evy!
- -Go, go! Run!

- It'll take a month to crack into this thing without a key.
- A key?
- A key! That's what he was talking about!
- -Who?
- -The man on the barge.
- The one with the hook.
- He was looking for a key.
- That's mine.

- To hell with this.
- I'm going downstairs to get a drink.
- You want something?
- -Get me a glass of bourbon.
- -All right.
- -And a shot of bourbon.
- -Yeah, okay.
- -And a bourbon chaser.
- -I'll get your damn bourbon!
- Don't worry about the door.

- And for 3,000 years...
- ...we, the Magi, the descendants of
- Pharaoh's sacred bodyguards, kept watch.

- Enough!
- We will shed no more blood, but you must leave.
- Leave this place or die.
- You have one day.

- -...no offense...
- -None taken.
- ...we'll dig up and steal the book from under them.
- Are you sure we can find this secret compartment?
- Yes, if those beastly Americans haven't beaten us to it.
- -No offense.
- -None taken.
- Where did our smelly little friend go to?

- My pleasure.
- O'Connell...
- ...nice camel.
- Get ready for it.
- For what?
- We're about to be shown the way.

- -Couldn't we just--
- -No, Jonathan!
- O'Connell!
- -Wait!
- -Come on, give me your hand.
- Good-bye, Beni.

- ...one reserved only for the most evil of blasphemers.
- I've never heard of this curse having actually been performed.
- -That bad?
- -Yes, well, they....
- They never used it because they feared it so.
- It's written that if a victim of the Hom-Dai should ever arise...
- ...he would bring with him the ten plagues of Egypt.

Jenny: [after witnessing Ahmanet's attempt to revive Set] Were you just gonna leave me?
Nick: You saw that, right?
Jenny: You were gonna leave me!
Nick: You saw it, right?
Jenny: I can't unsee it!

- There he is!
- Hello, Horus, old boy.
- Time to close the door.

- ...ancient burial site for the sons of pharaohs...
- ...and resting place for the wealth of Egypt.
- For his love, Imhotep dared the gods' anger by going deep into the city...
- ...where he took the black Book of the Dead from its holy resting place.
- Anck-su-namun's soul had been sent to the dark underworld...
- ...her vital organs removed and placed in fiive sacred canopicjars.

- Blood.
- "And the rivers and waters of Egypt ran red...
- "...and were as blood."
- He's here.
- -Evelyn!
- -So you're still here.
- We've got problems.

- O'Connell.
- The Bembridge scholars never wrote about this.
- Let go of me.

- Imhotep's priests were condemned to be mummified alive.
- As for Imhotep...
- ...he was condemned to endure the Hom-Dai...
- ...the worst of all ancient curses...
- ...one so horrible, it had never before been bestowed.

- This keeps getting better and better.
- -Do something.
- -Me?
- -You can command them.
- -You have got to be joking.
- Finish the inscription on the cover, idiot, then you can control them.
- Right.

- Who's there?
- Who's there?
- Daniels?

- "...light."
- Hey, that is a neat trick.
- -My God. It's a Sah-Netjer.
- -What?
- -Preparation room.
- -For what?
- For entering the afterlife.
- Mummies, my good son.
- This is where they made the mummies.

- "Death...
- "...is only the beginning."

- ...all my clothes!
- O'Connell!
- It looks to me like I've got all the horses!
- Beni!
- It looks to me like you're on the wrong side of the river!
- Yeah.

- I thought you said it was gonna kill him!
- He's mortal.

Nick: Stay with me!
Jenny: I'm scared!
Nick: I'm figuring this out...
Jenny: Don't leave me.

- So long, Beni!
- That serves you right.
- Go, Evy! Go!

- Can you swim?
- -I can swim if the occasion calls for it.
- -Trust me.
- It calls for it.

- I say!
- Gents, you should come and have a look at this.
- What?
- It's in my arm! My arm!
- Hold him!
- Do something! Do something!
- Not that! Not that!

Nick: Who are you?
Dr. Henry Jekyll: I'm a doctor... my name is Jekyll, Henry Jekyll.

- ...the undead for all of eternity.
- The Magi would never allow him to be released...
- ...for he would arise a walking disease, a plague upon mankind...
- ...an unholy fiesh-eater with the strength of ages...
- ...power over the sands...
- ...and the glory of invincibility.

- What do you make of this?
- These marks were made with...
- ...fingernails.
- This man was buried alive.
- And he left a message.
- "Death is only the beginning."

Jenny: You are a good man.
Nick: You don't know that.
Jenny: Yes, I do. There's good man inside of you fighting to come out. You saved my *life*. You gave me the only parachute without thinking.
Nick: [taken aback] I thought there was another one.

- Is it a bet?
- -All right, you're on.
- -What makes you so confident, sir?
- -What makes you?
- -We got a man who's actually been there.
- What a coincidence, because O'Connell--
- Whose play is it? ls it my play?
- Gentlemen, we got us a wager.
- Good evening, Jonathan.

- The Book of Amun-Ra.
- Save the girl.
- Kill the creature.
- What are you waiting for?
- Get out! Get out!
- You all right? Let's go.

- Get off of me! Get off!
- I need a new job.

- It's just a book. No harm ever came from...
- ...reading a book.
- That happens a lot around here.
- What's it say?
- "Amun-Ra. Amun-Dei."
- It speaks of the night and of the day.

- You're with me on this one, right?
- Your strength gives me strength.
- Steady!
- Wait for me!
- Steady!
- Fire!

- Just pay the man.
- For heaven's sakes, can't believe the price of these fleabags.
- -Very good.
- -You probably could've got them for free.
- -You just had to give him your sister.
- -Yes.
- Awfully tempting, wasn't it?
- Awfully.

- -Who cares?
- -Have a care, Mr. Henderson.
- On these hallowed grounds, that set forth in ancient times...
- -...is as strong today as it was then.
- -We understand.
- What's it say?
- "Death will come on swift wings...
- "...to whomsoever opens this chest."

- Go! Go!
- There you are! Stop playing hide-and-seek.
- Let's get out of here.
- Evy!

- Beni, you little stinkweed.
- Where you been?
- We are in serious trouble.

- May the good Lord protect and watch over me...
- ...as a shepherd watches over his flock.
- No? Okay.

Chris: What do we do now?
Nick: Where's your sense of adventure?

- I've dreamt about this since I was a little girl.
- You dream about dead guys?
- Look, the sacred spells have been chiseled off.
- This man must've been condemned both in this life and the next.
- -Tough break.
- -Yeah, I'm all tears.
- Now, let's see who's inside. Shall we?