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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG
115 min | Action, Adventure

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.
Writers
Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay by) | George Lucas (story by) | Philip Kaufman (story by)
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$ 18,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,305,823
Gross (USA)
$ 248,159,971
Gross (World)
$ 389,925,971
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Release date
Jun 12, 1981 (United States)

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8.5 / 10 | 769,720 votes