Poster for Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Director: Steven Spielberg Run Time: 115 min. Format: 35mm Rating: PG Release Year: 1981

Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Alfred Molina

In the film that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas introduce the world to dreamy 1930’s archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones, we see him hired by the United States government and pitted in a race against time to locate the mysterious and supernatural Ark of the Covenant before it falls into the hands of the Nazis. Or, more specifically, Adolf Hitler and his regime of Nazi supporters who seek to use the Biblical artifact’s power as a means for world domination. On his quest he meets a heroine with guts, supernatural spirits, and snakes (he hates snakes). You know, just a day in the life…