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Movie review: Seeing 'Red' again

...Dawn" was the very first PG-13 movie. The rating was enacted after audiences complained that "Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom" and "Gremlins" were too scary to warrant a PG rating, but studios were too smart to lose half their audiences...

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Arts & Entertainment
Taken -- for a ratings ride

...unseen. PG-13 was added in 1984 after young audiences were frightened by "Gremlins" and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," and parents demanded a middle ground between "Restricted" and "Parental Guidance Suggested." For a funny and...

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Action hero inspires tyke's name

...husband, Matty Jones, grew up watching the film series, which also includes the prequel "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," and sequel "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." "We both like the movies. We think the first on is the best...

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News
Tradition on the line

...retriever, was a puppy back in 1993. ?He gets in the river and kind of chests them up,? Munro said. ?It?s the ?Temple of Doom? for the fish.? Though Indy moves a little slower and is gray around the face, Munro says he hasn?t lost his love for...

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Red Dawn (1984)

Now Playing Synopsis: Set at an indeterminate point in the future, this drama with an overt anti-communist message begins as an ostensible war movie: Russian and Cuban forces have invaded the U.S. and are viciously eliminating the inhabitants of a small town, when a group of teens escapes and plans a counterattack. Jed (Patrick Swayze), Robert (C. Thomas Howell), and six of their friends watch in amazement as soldiers parachute into their town and start shooting. The teens grab a pickup truck, stock up on supplies at the local store, and head for the hills. Meanwhile, the men in the town -- after a minimal resistance -- are rounded up and held at a drive-in theater converted into a concentration camp. The sadistic Soviet military then make them watch acclaimed Russian director Sergei Eisenstein's 1938 classic Alexander Nevsky, as their punishing rehabilitation begins. Meanwhile, after minimal resistance from the adults, a Cuban, Bella (Ron O'Neal), is put in charge and is not certain how he can really defeat the teen army. The Soviets and Cubans have so far defeated the American Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force, but these teens are really something else. After a successful ambush, the teen guerrillas gear up for future forays, when they are suddenly betrayed by one of their number and by doubts about the morality of what they are doing. Red Dawn is noteworthy for being the first movie released with the PG-13 rating, created by the MPAA after public outcry over violent content in the PG-rated Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Gremlins. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi Cast: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Ron O'Neal, William Smith, Powers Boothe Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Now Playing Synopsis: Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is no ordinary archeologist. When we first see him, he is somewhere in the Peruvian jungle in 1936, running a booby-trapped gauntlet (complete with an over-sized rolling boulder) to fetch a solid-gold idol. He loses this artifact to his chief rival, a French archeologist named Belloq (Paul Freeman), who then prepares to kill our hero. In the first of many serial-like escapes, Indy eludes Belloq by hopping into a convenient plane. So, then: is Indiana Jones afraid of anything? Yes, snakes. The next time we see Jones, he's a soft-spoken, bespectacled professor. He is then summoned from his ivy-covered environs by Marcus Brody (Denholm Elliott) to find the long-lost Ark of the Covenant. The Nazis, it seems, are already searching for the Ark, which the mystical-minded Hitler hopes to use to make his stormtroopers invincible. But to find the Ark, Indy must first secure a medallion kept under the protection of Indy's old friend Abner Ravenwood, whose daughter, Marion (Karen Allen), evidently has a "history" with Jones. Whatever their personal differences, Indy and Marion become partners in one action-packed adventure after another, ranging from wandering the snake pits of the Well of Souls to surviving the pyrotechnic unearthing of the sacred Ark. A joint project of Hollywood prodigies George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, with a script co-written by Lawrence Kasdan and Philip Kaufman, among others, Raiders of the Lost Ark is not so much a movie as a 115-minute thrill ride. Costing 22 million dollars (nearly three times the original estimate), Raiders of the Lost Ark reaped 200 million dollars during its first run. It was followed by Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1985) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), as well as a short-lived TV-series "prequel." ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi Cast: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Denholm Elliott, Paul Freeman, Wolf Kahler Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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