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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Harrison Ford
Kate Capshaw
Directors
Steven Spielberg
Screenwriters
George Lucas
Willard Huyck
Gloria Katz
Running Time
118 minutes

Indiana Jones And The Temple of Doom
Indy's back, three years after the original


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Plot
Renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, Dr. Indiana Jones, is back in action in the 2nd Indy film. He teams up with a night club singer and a 12 year old named Short Round. They end up in an Indian village, where the people believe evil spirits have taken their children away after a sacred stone was stolen. Indiana agrees to try and retrieve the stone for the villagers.


Verdict
The sustained furore of humour, visual panache and headlong momentum makes for dazzling cinema. All of which makes it possibly Spielberg's most underrated film.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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