Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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Overview

The second of the George Lucas/Steven Spielberg Indiana Jones epics is set a year or so before the events in Raiders of the Lost Ark 1984. After a brief brouhaha involving a precious vial and a wild ride down a raging Himalyan river, Indy Harrison Ford gets down to the problem at hand: retrieving a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village. His companions this time around include a dimbulbed, easily frightened nightclub chanteuse Kate Capshaw, and a feisty 12-year-old...
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Overview

The second of the George Lucas/Steven Spielberg Indiana Jones epics is set a year or so before the events in Raiders of the Lost Ark 1984. After a brief brouhaha involving a precious vial and a wild ride down a raging Himalyan river, Indy Harrison Ford gets down to the problem at hand: retrieving a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village. His companions this time around include a dimbulbed, easily frightened nightclub chanteuse Kate Capshaw, and a feisty 12-year-old kid named Short Round Quan Ke Huy. Throughout, the plot takes second place to the thrills, which include a harrowing rollercoaster ride in an abandoned mineshaft and Indy's rescue of the heroine from a ritual sacrifice. There are also a couple of cute references to Raiders of the Lost Ark, notably a funny variation of Indy's shooting of the Sherpa warrior.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; New introduction by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas; Creep crawlies; Discover adventure on location with Indy; Hold onto your hat!: The mine cart chase storyboards; Photo galleries; Lego Indiana Jones: The original adventures game demo
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Editorial Reviews

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Bigger, busier, louder, and far less satisfying than Raiders of the Lost Ark, this first sequel (or, chronologically speaking, prequel) starts with a bang but then indulges in some serious miscalculations. After saddling Harrison Ford with a whiny love interest (Kate Capshaw) and a cloying young sidekick, the film then plunges them all into a grim, subterranean adventure with few of the globe-trotting thrills of the original. The movie, somewhat understandably, stirred controversy at the time of its release for its violence, gross-out gags, and general darkness. While the furor was exaggerated, all those grim deaths and enslaved children do kind of put a damper on the fun. Even so, a Spielberg-directed adventure can only plunge so far, and the director delivers the goods in numerous set pieces, though the series itself did not recover until 1989's Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2008
  • UPC: 097361328348
  • Original Release: 1984
  • Rating:

  • Source: Paramount
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Special Edition / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:58:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 1,156

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Harrison Ford Indiana Jones
Kate Capshaw Willie Scott
Amrish Puri Mola Ram
Roshan Seth Chattar Lal
Philip Stone Capt. Blumburtt
Roy Chiao Lao Che
David Yip Wu Han
Ric Young Kao Kan
Chua Kah Joo Chen
Rex Ngui Maitre d'
Philip Tann Chief Henchman
Dan Aykroyd Weber
Pat Roach Chief guard
Stany de Silva Sanju
D.R. Nanayakkara Shaman
Mellan Mitchell Temple Guard
Jonathan Ke Quan Short Round
Akio Mitamura Chinese Pilot
Michael Yama Chinese Copilot
Frank Olegario Merchant
Moti Makan Guard
Lorraine Doyle Dancer
Bhasker Patel Temple Guard
Technical Credits
Steven Spielberg Director
Roy Alon Stunts
Paul Beeson Cinematographer
Peter Brace Stunts
David Bracknell Asst. Director
Andrew Bradford Stunts
Ben Burtt Sound/Sound Designer
Wally Byatt Camera Operator
Roger Cain Art Director
Patricia Carr Production Manager
Alan Cassie Production Designer
Colin Charles Sound Mixer
Graeme Crowther Stunts
Danny D. Daniels Choreography
Allen Daviau Cinematographer
Jane Feinberg Casting
Mike Fenton Casting
Dean Raphael Ferrandini Stunts
Carlos Gil Asst. Director
Ted Grossman Stunts
Frank Henson Stunts
Nick Hobbs Stunts
Billy Horrigan Stunts
Peter Howard Musical Arrangement
Peter Howitt Set Decoration/Design
Willard Huyck Screenwriter
Joanna Johnston Costumes/Costume Designer
Joe Johnston Art Director
Michael Kahn Editor
Gloria Katz Screenwriter
Simon Kaye Sound Mixer
Errol Kelly Art Director
Kathleen Kennedy Associate Producer
Wendy Leech Stunts
Marci Liroff Casting
George Lucas Executive Producer, Original Story
Frank Marshall Executive Producer
Wayne Michaels Stunts
Gareth Milne Stunts
Dennis Muren Special Effects, Special Effects Supervisor
Asoka Perera Production Manager
Anthony Powell Costumes/Costume Designer
Greg Powell Stunts
Bill Reed Stunts
Doug Robinson Stunts
Denise Ryan Stunts
Elliot Scott Production Designer
Mary Selway Casting
Felix Silla Stunts
Colin Skeaping Stunts
Douglas Slocombe Cinematographer
Tom Smith Makeup
Rocky Taylor Stunts
Phil Tippett Consultant/advisor
Tip Tipping Stunts
David Tomblin Asst. Director
Chuck Waters Stunts
Robert Watts Producer
Malcolm Weaver Stunts
Chris Webb Stunts
Jason White Stunts
John Williams [composer] Score Composer
Vincent Winter Production Manager
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
1. Shanghai, 1935/"Anything Goes" [2:52]
2. Club Obi Wan [5:12]
3. Melee [2:45]
4. The Getaway [1:51]
5. Escape by Air [3:08]
6. "Nobody's Flying the Plane" [3:48]
7. Mayapore (The Village) [6:38]
8. Sankara/Fortune and Glory [2:14]
9. The Journey [3:05]
10. The Jungle at Night [3:30]
11. Approaching Pankot Palace [3:36]
12. Audience With the Maharajah [2:23]
13. The Feast [5:02]
14. Nocturnal Activities [4:18]
15. Assassin [1:23]
16. Bugs [4:01]
17. The Spike Chamber [3:48]
18. The Temple of Doom [5:58]
19. Stealing the Stones [3:54]
20. Captives of the Thuggee [3:16]
21. The Blood of Kali [3:59]
22. Willie's Sacrifice [6:53]
23. The Rescue [3:31]
24. Freeing the Children [1:47]
25. The Rock Crusher [5:41]
26. The Mine Car Chase [4:36]
27. Deadly Flood [2:11]
28. The Rope Bridge [1:47]
29. Standoff [6:17]
30. Return to Mayapore [3:12]
31. End Credits [5:15]
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Disc #1 -- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
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      The Temple of Doom: An Introduction
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A welcome jolt to the senses.

    This is the film that changed the face of movie ratings. When it was given a PG rating in 1984, many parents complained that the hellish images frightened their children badly. The PG-13 rating was created in response to the outcry.

    "Temple of Doom" is a ride and a half. From the Club Obi Wan melee to the famous mine car chase scene, it seems our heroes never get a chance to breathe. And if you're a bug-o-phobe, remember that no CGI was used for what Short Round first thought was fortune cookies. It just fully shivers me out.

    Nevertheless, Indiana Jones' side trip to hell is another triumph for Steven Spielberg, John Williams, and Harrison Ford. "Temple of Doom" is a classic, and well worth a thousandth look.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Not as bad as everyone says it is...

    Ok i'll start off with saying it is my least favorite of the Indy movies, but it is still a good one! it doesnt have all the historical stuff that are in the other two movies but it is still full of that mysticism and action we have come to love in the Indiana series. no one else could ever play Indiana Jones like harrison ford!

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