Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure


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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.


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  • Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Harrison Ford and George Lucas in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Harrison Ford and Karen Allen in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Trivia

George Lucas made what was at the time an unusual deal for this film. The studio financed the film's entire eighteen million dollar budget. In exchange, Lucas would own over forty percent of the film, and collect almost half of the profits after the studio ... ...


Quotes

Satipo: The Hovitos are near.
Satipo: The poison is still fresh, three days. They're following us.
Barranca: If they knew we were here, they would have killed us already.


Goofs

The Afrika Korps didn't exist until 1941.


Crazy Credits

The mountain in the Paramount logo dissolves into the mountain in the Peruvian jungle.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure

Details

Release Date:

12 June 1981

Language

English, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Nepali


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,673,731 (USA) (9 September 2012)

Gross:

$248,159,971 (USA)

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