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Summary You're in for thrills as Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) confronts snakes, Nazis and one astonishing cliffhanger after another -- all topped off by the discovery and opening of the mystical Ark of the Covenant. [Paramount Pictures]

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 1,070 User Ratings
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Summary You're in for thrills as Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) confronts snakes, Nazis and one astonishing cliffhanger after another -- all topped off by the discovery and opening of the mystical Ark of the Covenant. [Paramount Pictures]

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
86
88% Positive
15 Reviews
6% Mixed
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6% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
86
88% Positive
15 Reviews
6% Mixed
1 Review
6% Negative
1 Review

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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,070 User Ratings
8.7
93% Positive
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4% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,070 User Ratings
8.7
93% Positive
990 Ratings
4% Mixed
41 Ratings
4% Negative
39 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures, Lucasfilm
Release Date Jun 12, 1981
Duration 1 h 55 m
Rating PG
Tagline Indiana Jones - the new hero from the creators of JAWS and STAR WARS.
Academy Awards, USA
• 5 Wins & 9 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 8 Wins & 10 Nominations