Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Review Summary

Actors: Harrison Ford

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Raiders of the Lost Ark

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK is a movie directed by Steven Spielberg in 1981. It earned nine nominations for the Academy awards and won four.

Indiana Jones, a college teacher most of the time, becomes an intrepid adventurer, bringing back to the open air precious artifacts of the past. He's asked now by the American authorities to prevent the nazis from stealing the Ark of the Covenant.
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Meet Indy for the first time as he treks across the globe to keep the Nazis (who else?) from using and abusing the Ark of the Covenant. This is a fast and fun-loving ode to the adventure serials of the 30s and 40s.
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Archaeologist, Indiana Jones sets out to find the lost ark of the covenant. Along the way he teams up with an old friend and runs into power hungry Nazis, who are also seeking the treasure.
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Indy must get his hands on the Ark before the Nazi's do.
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Script Analysis of Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 32.5%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 17.5% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   magical artifact

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   run over    -   perforation--bullets

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