What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. May 21st, 2024

Raiders of the Lost Ark – 80s Movie

Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It stars Harrison Ford, who portrays Indiana Jones, a globe-trotting archaeologist vying with Nazi German forces in 1936 to recover the long-lost Ark of the Covenant.

Raiders of the Lost Ark Blockbuster Film


Harrison Ford

Karen Allen
Paul Freeman
Ronald Lacey
John Rhys-Davies
Denholm Elliott
Directed bySteven Spielberg
Screenplay byLawrence Kasdan
Story byGeorge Lucas and Philip Kaufman
Budget$20 million
Box office$389.9 million


The year is 1936. An archeology professor named Indiana Jones is venturing in the jungles of South America searching for a golden statue. Unfortunately, he sets off a deadly trap but miraculously escapes. Then, Jones hears from a museum curator named Marcus Brody about a biblical artifact called The Ark of the Covenant, which can hold the key to humanly existence. Jones has to venture to vast places such as Nepal and Egypt to find this artifact. However, he will have to fight his enemy Rene Belloq and a band of Nazis in order to reach it.

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