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Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989)

A shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), started by three 12-year-olds and completed over a period of six years.

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Eric Zala

Writers:

Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay), George Lucas (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Strompolos ... Indy / Warehouse Man
Angela Rodriguez Angela Rodriguez ... Marion
Michael Bales Michael Bales ... Dietrich
Eric Zala ... Belloq / Tall Captain
Ted Ross Ted Ross ... Toht
Alan Stenum Alan Stenum ... Sallah / Clipper Passenger / Street Arab / Arab Digger / Nazi Soldier / Pirate
William Coon William Coon ... Brody
Kurt Zala Kurt Zala ... Gobler / Col. Musgrove / 2nd Nazi / Peruvian Porter / Tent Soldier / Water Merchant / Bar Patron / Street Arab / Bar Patron / Arab Digger / Nazi Soldier / Street People
Clay LaGrone Clay LaGrone ... Satipo / Street Arab
Sam Cummings Sam Cummings ... Barranca
Jason Ross Jason Ross ... Major Eaton / Giant Sherpa / Bar Patron / Street Arab / Arab Digger / Nazi Soldier
Don Hawkins Don Hawkins ... Jock / Nazi Soldier
John Brooks John Brooks ... Drinking Man / Mean Mongolian
Derek Paulson Derek Paulson ... Ratty Nepalese / Smoking Soldier / Bar Patron / Nazi Soldier / Pirate
Jayson Lamb Jayson Lamb ... Imam / Student
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A shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), started by three 12-year-olds and completed over a period of six years.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation See more »

Filming Locations:

Biloxi, Mississippi, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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When the boys started, they were too young to grow their own stubble, which Chris needed for his character of Indy, who is usually seen with about three-days growth of stubble. To remedy this, Chris smeared Vaseline and ash on his cheeks to simulate fake stubble. By the time they finished several years later, Chris was sporting his own naturally grown stubble. See more »

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Low rating is bogus
6 June 2007 | by pliljaSee all my reviews

I too cannot fathom why the rating is so low unless a bunch of people put in bogus ratings. Up until a major showing in Minneapolis in June 2007 (a week and a half ago from this post), I doubt many people have ever even seen this movie in its entirety - making the 51 ratings pretty suspect.

If you know the background then watching this movie is more thrilling than watching the original.

Incidentally, Paramount (the original Raiders studio) has just optioned the life story of the kids who made this movie. I'm eagerly awaiting the "movie of the movie of the movie"!!!


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