38 Years Ago: Indiana Jones & The Raiders of The Lost Ark Hits Theaters

38 Years Ago: Indiana Jones & The Raiders of The Lost Ark Hits Theaters

On this day (June 12) in 1981 the world was introduced to Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones.

The film cost $22 million to make but earned $200 million in its first theatrical run. Because of this two more films were released in the 80’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1985) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).

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