Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Synopsis
Jones (Harrison Ford), a singer (Kate Capshaw) and an orphan (Ke Huy Quan) look for missing stones.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This movie is one of the most relentlessly nonstop action pictures ever made, with a virtuoso series of climactic sequences that must last...
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80

Empire

By Ian Nathan
The sustained furore of humour, visual panache and headlong momentum makes for dazzling cinema.
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75

Slant Magazine

Temple of Doom doesn't so much pay tribute to the serial adventures of yore as it does embody them. Here, frivolity and evil blithely...
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70

Time

By Richard Corliss
The new film is more an embellishment than an improvement on the snazzy Raiders.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Indy's companions are weak; we don't identify with them the way we did with Marion and Sallah. There's less action and more overt comedy,...
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63

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
What Spielberg does is use the Lucas tricks to propel an old-fashioned fantasy, played broadly enough so that the laughs come as easily as...
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60

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Watching it is like spending a day at an amusement park, which is probably what Mr. Spielberg and his associates intended. It moves...
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50

Newsweek

By Jack Kroll
Spielberg has gone to such lengths to avoid boredom that he has leaped squarely into the opposite trap: this movie has such unrelenting...
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40

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
Spielberg is such a talented director it’s a shame to see him lose all sense of subtlety and nuance.
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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The heroic irony that was hilarious in Raiders is merely ridiculous here, and the half-tribute/half-parody of the adventure genre is toyed...
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my temple of doom review

By lord-o-movies
good movie not the best indy movie but still a satifiyimg adventure flick short round was funny kate capshaw was anoying its till a must see...

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A classic!

By panther96
One of my favorites from when I was a kid! Lots of action...

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By glxy
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favorites from when I was a kid! Lots of action

By si58
favorites from when I was a kid! Lots of action...

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By nocountryforironman
great movie good actors short round is very funny...

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Rated PG | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 11+ More gore, gross-outs than the other Indy blockbusters.
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