The Epic Film Challenge II
#239 – Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler
The two hundred and thirty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg’s classic action adventure, Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Recorded in August 2018.
Oscar Wins: Best Film Editing (Michael Kahn), Best Visual Effects (Richard Edlund, Kit West, Bruce Nicholson, Joe Johnston), Best Art Direction (Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Michael D. Ford), Best Sound (Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Roy Charman), Best Sound Effects Editing (Ben Burtt, Richard L. Anderson)
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Connie: Yes, it’s a classic.
Luke: Yes, it’s one of the all time great adventure movies, maybe even the greatest.