Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark ★★★★★

The first film of the franchise, no question it is a classic. Ford is perfect for this role, the score is iconic, the Nazi's are great film villains. I know its not hip to be a fan of Spielberg, but he really made tremendous films in his prime. Entertaining, fun films, and this is like the quintessential Action film. But not just the great action scenes, but the writing, the acting, and Cinematography are terrific. I don't care what anyone says, this is an excellent film, Lucas and Spielberg were in their prime here, this is the stuff that all of their lesser later works have been compared to, and of course those comparisons have not fared well.

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