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  • Writer's pictureShantanu Rastogi

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a fun and thrilling adventure movie directed by Steven Spielberg. The film follows the famous archaeologist Indiana Jones, played by Harrison Ford, on his journey to retrieve a stolen mystical stone and rescue enslaved children in India.

The film's storyline is fast-paced and full of some great action scenes. Harrison Ford delivers a fantastic performance, and his chemistry with the other actors is superb. I really enjoyed Ke Huy Quan’s Short Round. His character added a fun and quirky element to the movie.

There are some impressive visual effects and set pieces as well.

However, while Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is an entertaining movie, some viewers may find the portrayal of Indian culture to be offensive and stereotypical. Additionally, the movie's darker tone and violent scenes may not be suitable for all audiences. I, on the other hand, did not mind it much as most of what we see in the movies depicts according to the story being told, not the actual life that the people live.

TSHC SCORE: 7.5/10


Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is an enjoyable adventure movie with some great action and memorable performances, but its problematic elements may turn off some viewers. Nonetheless, it's still a fun addition to the Indiana Jones franchise and worth watching if you're a fan of action-adventure movies.


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