Raiders of the Lost Ark

Find out where to watch on

Overview

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

  1. Lawrence Kasdan

    Writer

  2. Philip Kaufman

    Writer

  3. Steven Spielberg

    Director

  4. George Lucas

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford

    Indiana Jones

  2. Karen Allen

    Karen Allen

    Marion Ravenwood

  3. Paul Freeman

    Paul Freeman

    Dr. Rene Belloq

  4. Ronald Lacey

    Ronald Lacey

    Major Toht

  5. John Rhys-Davies

    John Rhys-Davies

    Sallah

  6. Denholm Elliott

    Denholm Elliott

    Dr. Marcus Brody

Full Cast & Crew

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $389,925,971.00

Homepage http://www.indianajones.com

Release Information

  • June 12, 1981
    PG, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Community Data

Top Contributors

Content Score

100

Lookin' Good!

Popularity Trend

Reviews

A review by Vincent

By Vincent

Trailblazers of a Lost Art

Little wonder James Cameron and Joss Whelon movies are the biggest box-office earners. They are masters of cinematic rhetoric. The unfolding dramatic situations and controlled dialogue are meticulously contrived. Cameron could probably have potted more if it wasn't for his earnest, simplistic messages (rich bad; nature good). All three movies (Titanic, Avatar, Avengers) plot along comfortably then suddenly spike spectacularly.

But no one has ever laid on the cinematic charm and cajolery like Stephen Spielberg. He was by far the craftiest manipulator of... read the rest.

Read All Reviews
 

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.