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Watch: Boulder Scene Clip From 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark,' New 'Indiana Jones' Still Years Away

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 16, 2013 6:01 PM
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Raiders Of The Lost Ark
At the beginning of the month fans of Harrison Ford's wisecracking, hunky, cranky archaeologist Indiana Jones got a dose of good news: the increasing mega-blockbuster spawning behemoth that is Disney snatched up the rights to all future films. And you don't make a move like that unless you actually have plans to do just that. So, yes, "Indiana Jones 5" (or whatever it will be called) is indeed on the way, but you'll have to wait.

Watch: 1-Hour 1981 PBS Special On The Making Of ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark’

  • By Ben Brock
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  • November 27, 2013 12:43 PM
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“Raiders of the Lost Ark” was the first and either the best or the second-best of the Indiana Jones films (you know this to be true, commenters), and it now seems like such a stone-cold, well-known classic that it's hard to believe its 1981 release was a gamble of sorts. Sure, it had George Lucas and Steven Spielberg behind it, who at the time were amicably tied for the title of “most powerful film-maker in the world”: but the film appeared to be a hokey, intentionally old-fashioned attempt at a two-fisted tale about ne'er-do-well Nazis and shifty Arabs, starring that guy who played Han Solo in those movies about space. This could easily have been a “Lone Ranger”-type situation.

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