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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Reviews

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September 18, 2016
A great movie, kind of weird in places but definitely a classic Harrison Ford movie
September 16, 2016
Shockingly darker, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom handles its action sequences based on slightly less convenience than the first one, which makes them better. The entertainment runs its course fast, though, as the sequences are dragged out. Ford does a better acting job, which is good because the other two are horrifically annoying, especially the blatantly sexist role of Willie. Spielberg also starts the stakes high, forcing him to raise the stakes to absurd amounts.
Maybe the third time's a charm.
September 14, 2016
Many times better than the first and entertaining + funny all movie
September 10, 2016
Temple of Doom is for those hoping for adventure! Dark and thrilling action spectacle!
September 5, 2016
Just....what the fuck?
September 5, 2016
Boasting the impressive sequences that makes Raiders so great, Temple of Doom is another adventurous thrill ride thanks to Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford, even when it contains a much weaker plot and parts that slow the movie down for too long, as well as an extremely annoying female character.
½ August 29, 2016
Notably a step backwards for the beloved franchise from the gem that was Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom still doesn't fail to entertain the audience, even with its slightly darker setting. However, while it does have its moments, you can't help but think - now - it is certainly the weakest in the series.
Verdict: B
½ August 14, 2016
A great sequel that's really a prequel that despite it's entertainment value suffers slightly from a lot of Kate Kapshaws screaming and two or three moments that affect your suspension of disbelief. It feels about 10 minutes too long but on the whole a very good movie.
July 30, 2016
Great Movie, but did anyone else notice that they lifted a lot from James Bond's Octopussy which came out the year before?
½ July 25, 2016
Even though it's my least favorite Indy film I enjoyed it even though the plot was a little silly aswell, But the action nearly makes up for it.
½ July 23, 2016
While the darker tone is welcome, Temple of Doom's character development and humor is intensely subpar.
July 23, 2016
With two annoying leads, this movie is only saved with the opening, some action bits, and Harrison Ford being as entertaining as usual.
July 5, 2016
I love watching people getting their hearts ripped out.
½ July 2, 2016
Temple of Doom is far cheesier than the original start to the series. There is an awkward seduction sequence, the inflatable boat, and more are distracting, but Ford is just as good and Short Round is a fun sidekick.
½ June 26, 2016
With pitch-black humor and devilish imagery, Temple of Doom is a fun and finely crafted sequel, even if the new characters aren't as memorable as in the first film.

V: 74%
½ June 26, 2016
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
a solid action movie with charming cultural touch
½ June 24, 2016
The Temple of Doom is entertaining enough to keep audiences interested, but it's violence, dark themes and out of place story make it feel like something that is not Indiana Jones.
Super Reviewer
½ June 20, 2016
Not as good as the first, but those are huge shoes to fill as the first film was so amazing. This sequel takes Dr. Jones to India where he seeks holy stones and a village's missing children. Still a good story conceived by George Lucas and directed by Steven Spielberg. When I was a kid I was always grossed out by the dinner scene.
½ June 5, 2016
This film is only "dark" in the way Revenge of the Sith is dark. It is a George Lucas kids film, through and through. While some moments shine through, the majority is a cobbled together mess of action set pieces, with no explanation for why Willie even came along for the ride.
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