Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Poster

Release Date: May 17th, 1989

DVD Release Date: May 13th, 2008

PG-13|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
An art collector appeals to Jones to embark on a search for the Holy Grail. He learns that another archaeologist has disappeared while searching for the precious goblet, and the missing man is his own father, Dr. Henry Jones. The artifact is much harder to find than they expected, and its powers are too much for those impure in heart.

Cast: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover, River Phoenix, Michael Byrne

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Adventure, Action

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Lucasfilm Ltd.

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 1930s, Escape, Gritty, Father, Rescue, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The relaxed and confident Crusade is the first Jones outing to benefit from actual characterizations. [24 May 1989, Life, p.1D]

  • It's a beautiful machine, thought out and revved up to the last detail, with no other purpose but to delight - and it delights. [24 May 1989, Daily Notebook, p.E1]

  • It is just as well that Last Crusade will indeed be Indy's last film. It would be too sad to see the series grow old and thin, like the James Bond movies. show more

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Awards

Nominated Sound
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Winner Sound Effects Editing