Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

  • PG-13
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 55 min
  • 8.4  (881,608)
  • 85

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 action adventure film. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg. Raiders of the Lost Ark features Indiana Jones, an archaeologist who doubles as a teacher, played by Harrison Ford. He starts off going to Peru to find a golden idol, only to have to surrender it to Rene Belloq, another archaeologist and the enemy of Jones in the story, played by Paul Freeman. Later the story has Jones being recruited by the government to retrieve the Ark of the Covenant from where it's hidden before the Nazis do, and along he way he runs into his old girlfriend Marion Ravenwood, played by Karen Allen. Interestingly enough, Marion happens to have a headpiece that is key to finding the Ark in the first place. She eventually joins Jones in his quest to Cairo, Egypt, as does another friend named Sallah, played by John Rhys-Davies. Raiders of the Lost Ark is first movie in the Indiana Jones series. In addition to Spielberg being the director, George Lucas was the storywriter, while the film was produced by Frank Marshall and Howard Kazanjian.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Indy Swipes The Idol
Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Indy Swipes The Idol

Clip - 45 sec

Indiana Jones Marathon
Indiana Jones Marathon

Trailer - 34 sec

Raiders Of The Lost Ark: The Rolling Boulder
Raiders Of The Lost Ark: The Rolling Boulder

Clip - 20 sec

Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures

Trailer - 2 min 38 sec

Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Marketplace
Raiders Of The Lost Ark: Marketplace

Clip - 17 sec

Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Trailer - 2 min 14 sec

Description
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 action adventure film. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg. Raiders of the Lost Ark features Indiana Jones, an archaeologist who doubles as a teacher, played by Harrison Ford. He starts off going to Peru to find a golden idol, only to have to surrender it to Rene Belloq, another archaeologist and the enemy of Jones in the story, played by Paul Freeman. Later the story has Jones being recruited by the government to retrieve the Ark of the Covenant from where it's hidden before the Nazis do, and along he way he runs into his old girlfriend Marion Ravenwood, played by Karen Allen. Interestingly enough, Marion happens to have a headpiece that is key to finding the Ark in the first place. She eventually joins Jones in his quest to Cairo, Egypt, as does another friend named Sallah, played by John Rhys-Davies.

Raiders of the Lost Ark is first movie in the Indiana Jones series. In addition to Spielberg being the director, George Lucas was the storywriter, while the film was produced by Frank Marshall and Howard Kazanjian.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 55 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.4 and a MetaScore of 85.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 55 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (881,608)
  • Metascore
    85