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Adventure with a big "A": "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981), a film by Steven Spielberg

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Released in the USA on June 12 of 1981, «Raiders of the Lost Ark» (also known as "Indiana Jones e i predatori dell'arca perduta", "Predatori dell'arca perduta, I", "Jäger des verlorenen Schatzes") is an Action/Adventure/Thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Lawrence Kasdan, Philip Kaufman, and George Lucas . Harrison Ford and Karen Allen are starring, alongside Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, John Rhys-Davies and Denholm Elliott.

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In 1936, the treasure hunting archaeologist Indiana Jones braves an ancient temple in the Peruvian jungle filled with booby traps to retrieve a Golden Idol. Upon escaping the temple, Indiana is confronted by rival archaeologist René Belloq and the indigenous Hovitos people. Surrounded and outnumbered, Indiana is forced to surrender the idol to Belloq, and flees aboard a waiting seaplane.

Shortly after returning to the college in the United States where he teaches archeology, Indiana is interviewed by two Army intelligence agents. They inform him that the Nazis, in their quest for occult power, are searching for his old mentor, Abner Ravenwood, who is in possession of the headpiece of an artifact called the Staff of Ra and is the leading expert on the ancient Egyptian city of Tanis. Indiana deduces that the Nazis are searching for the Ark of the Covenant, the biblical chest built by the Israelites to contain the fragments of the Ten Commandments. The Staff of Ra, meanwhile, is [...]

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) and Karen Allen (Marion Ravenwood) in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) and Karen Allen (Marion Ravenwood) in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Denholm Elliott as Dr. Marcus Brody in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Denholm Elliott as Dr. Marcus Brody in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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