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PG| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
The second of the Lucas/Spielberg Indiana Jones epics is set a year or so before the events in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Indy needs to retrieve a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village. This time he teams up with a night club singer and a 12-year old boy.

Cast: Harrison Ford , Kate Capshaw , Ke Huy Quan , Amrish Puri , Roshan Seth , Philip Stone , Dan Aykroyd , Ric Young

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Adventure, Action

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Release Date: May 23rd, 1984|1 hr. 58 min.

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  • This movie is one of the most relentlessly nonstop action pictures ever made, with a virtuoso series of climactic sequences that must last an hour and never stop for a second. It's a roller-coaster ride, a visual extravaganza, a technical triumph, and a whole lot of fun. show more

  • Temple of Doom doesn't so much pay tribute to the serial adventures of yore as it does embody them. Here, frivolity and evil blithely coexist—and women are a lot more likely to scream than win drinking contests. show more

  • What Spielberg does is use the Lucas tricks to propel an old-fashioned fantasy, played broadly enough so that the laughs come as easily as the thrills. [23 May 1984, p.B1] show more

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  • October 15, 2008 Wesley
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    Awesome as usual.

  • August 31, 2008 hunterisgreat10
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    best indy movie ever!!!!!!!!

  • July 11, 2008 moviedirector23
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    this was my least favorite not really entertaing , and it was bad !

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