United Kingdom: July 31 1981
United States: June 12 1981
Ranking: 1,793 out of 15,705 movies (up 1135)
Ranked #312 in list 'The best movies ever'
The film is set in 1936, when Nazi Germany is expanding its power, a little before the second world war. Adolf Hitler is looking for the ark dela alliance, a relic whose power could destroy the enemy armies. Therefore, the government of the United States can not allow the German dictator do with it, to find the Ark before the Nazis, sent to the archaeologist Henry Jones, better known as Indiana Jones, who has just returned from South America on a mission failed. Indiana Jones moved to Nepal, where he meets his former lover Marion Ravenwood. Although at first she is not willing to help, in the end yields and together they go to Cairo, where they hope to find the ark, though the Nazis are already there.