Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It was produced by Frank Marshall and Howard Kazanjian, executive produced by George Lucas, written by Lawrence Kasdan and based on a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. Starring Harrison Ford, it was the first installment in the Indiana Jones film franchise to be released, though it is the second in internal chronological order. It pits Indiana Jones (Ford) against a group of Nazis who are searching for the Ark of the Covenant, which Adolf Hitler believes will make his army invincible. The film co-stars Karen Allen as Indiana’s former lover, Marion Ravenwood; Paul Freeman as Indiana’s nemesis, French archaeologist René Belloq; John Rhys-Davies as Indiana’s sidekick, Sallah; Ronald Lacey as Gestapo agent Arnold Toht; and Denholm Elliott as Indiana’s colleague, Marcus Brody.
Rated PG. 115 minutes.
Don’t miss Happy Half Hour before each of our movies, where from 7-7:30 you can enjoy half price beer and popcorn specials. If that isn’t enough incentive to get here early, it’s also good to know that our movies start at the time listed with no previews!
Tickets are $8 general admission or $5 student/senior/military. You may also purchase a pass to all three movies for $15. A $1 per ticket Historic Preservation Fee will be added to all tickets purchased. The fee is for the ongoing preservation and maintenance of the Lucas Theatre. Also eligible for use with the Lucas Theatre Movie Pass. Available online or by calling 912-525-5050. You may also pick up tickets in person at the Savannah Box Office at 216 E. Broughton Street.