After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
Set in 1935, a professor, archaeologist, and legendary hero by the name of Indiana Jones is back in action in his newest adventure. But this time he teams up with a night club singer named Wilhelmina "Willie" Scott and a twelve-year-old boy named Short Round. They end up in an Indian small distressed village, where the people believe that evil spirits have taken all their children away after a sacred precious stone was stolen! They also discovered the great mysterious terror surrounding a booby-trapped temple known as the Temple of Doom! Thuggee is beginning to attempt to rise once more, believing that with the power of all five Sankara stones they can rule the world! Now, it's all up to Indiana to put an end to the Thuggee campaign, rescue the lost children, win the girl and conquer the Temple of Doom. Written by
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Short Round's actual name is Su Wa Mu. Shorty reveals this during the scene when the Shaman first tells Indy about the "evil that started at Pankot", as he taps Indy on the shoulder and whispers "See? Bad news. You listen to Su Wa Mu, you live longer." See more »
Obvious dummy or stunt double when the backside of Willie's head is becoming infested with centipedes - the hair doesn't quite match between shots. See more »
In the opening credits Philip Stone's first name is misspelled "Phillip". Similarly, in the closing credits Roshan Seth's first name is misspelled "Rushan". Both these spelling mistakes are corrected in the DVD release. See more »
Some people think that sequels are just another way to make money, and maybe they are. But just because it's a sequel doesn't mean it is a pointless movie. In my own opinion, I thought this was the best Indiana Jones film yet. I found the action sequences much more appealing and the comedic performances hilarious! Kate Kapshaw joins the cast in this brilliant film which is directed by her husband Steven Spielberg and is written by George Lucas. Kate plays Willie, a singing showgirl. She joins Harrison Ford (who reprises his role as archeologist Indiana Jones)in this film about searching for a tribes kidnapped children. She shows much comedic relief as her whiny character, and although some people find her irritating in her role I found that she was the one thing missing from the original "Raiders of the Lost Ark".
In all the Joneses films, the opening sequences are always the most gripping part of the movie. In the original, Ford is searching for a historical statue in a booby-trapped cave. In the third, young Indy is pursued by a bunch of menacing men atop a circus train. But in this one he isn't just in one place. He is at first in a clubroom with a shoot out,and then escapes with Willie and Shorty (an annoying Japanese boy)onto a plane. Later before the plane crashes they escape on an inflatable boat, slide down a mountain and then land in rapids. If that is not action then what is?
As you know, Indy hates snakes, and so do I. That could possibly be another reason why I like this one inparticular. There is only one scene with snakes (it's at a dinner party where they serve repulsive dishes), and after that they do not appear again. Sometime soon they are going to start shooting an "Indiana Jones 4". Harrison Ford has agreed to do the film and hopefully Spielberg will direct once again. The only thing I could hope for more is for Kate to come back as Willie, but what are the chances of Indy being with the same girl in two different movies? God forbid!
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