Release Info - Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Genres: Action, Adventure

Taglines: Indiana Jones - the new hero from the creators of JAWS and STAR WARS.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman

Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, ...

The year is 1936. An archeology professor named Indiana Jones is venturing in the jungles of South America searching for a golden statue. Unfortunately, he sets off a deadly trap but miraculously escapes. Then, Jones hears from a museum curator named Marcus Brody about a biblical artifact called The Ark of the Covenant, which can hold the key to humanly existence. Jones has to venture to vast places such as Nepal and Egypt to find this artifact. However, he will have to fight his enemy Rene Belloq and a band of Nazis in order to reach it.

Release Dates:

USA 12 Jun 1981
Soviet Union 15 Jun 1981
Argentina 16 Jul 1981
UK 30 Jul 1981
Ireland 07 Aug 1981
Sweden 07 Aug 1981
Netherlands 13 Aug 1981
Australia 14 Aug 1981
France 16 Sep 1981
Spain 05 Oct 1981
Portugal 09 Oct 1981
Norway 10 Oct 1981
Italy 22 Oct 1981
West Germany 29 Oct 1981
Japan 05 Dec 1981
India 10 Dec 1981
Belgium 17 Dec 1981 (Gent)
Finland 18 Dec 1981
Greece 18 Dec 1981
Brazil 25 Dec 1981
Colombia 25 Dec 1981
Egypt 25 Dec 1981
Singapore 25 Dec 1981
Uruguay 25 Dec 1981
Denmark 15 Jan 1982
Hong Kong 21 Jan 1982
South Korea 27 Feb 1982
Thailand 25 Jun 1982
USA 16 Jul 1982 (re-release)
Turkey 24 Jan 1983
USA 25 Mar 1983 (re-release)
Czechoslovakia 23 Jul 1985
Hungary 24 Oct 1985
East Germany 15 Nov 1987
Pakistan 10 Dec 1987
China 11 Dec 1987
Poland 07 Oct 2008 (re-release)
Vietnam 25 Dec 2009
Netherlands 20 Oct 2011 (restored version)
USA 07 Sep 2012 (re-release) (limited) (IMAX version)
Japan 21 Sep 2013 (Mito Short Film Festival)
Peru 25 Dec 1981
Chile 10 Oct 2015 (re-release)
Italy 06 Sep 1981 (Venice Film Festival)
Italy 03 Oct 1981 (Milan)
Italy 09 Oct 1981 (Rome)
Italy 15 Oct 1981 (Turin)
South Africa 27 Nov 1981
Malaysia 12 Dec 1981
Israel 18 Dec 1981
Lebanon 28 Dec 1981
UK 24 Jan 1982 (re-release)
Poland

Also Known As:

(original title) Raiders of the Lost Ark
Argentina (DVD title) Indiana Jones y los cazadores del arca perdida
Argentina Los cazadores del arca perdida
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Индиана Джоунс: Похитителите на изчезналия кивот
Brazil (DVD title) Indiana Jones e os Caçadores da Arca Perdida
Brazil Os Caçadores da Arca Perdida
Canada (French title) Les aventuriers de l'arche perdue
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Dobyvatelia stratenej archy
Czechoslovakia (Czech title) Dobyvatelé ztracené archy
Czech Republic Dobyvatelé ztracené archy
Denmark Jagten på den forsvundne skat
Estonia Indiana Jones kadunud laeka jälil
Spain (Catalan title) A la recerca de l'arca perduda
Spain (Basque title) Arka galduaren bila
Spain En busca del arca perdida
Spain (DVD title) Indiana Jones en busca del arca perdida
Finland (Swedish title) Jakten på den försvunna skatten
Finland Kadonneen aarteen metsästäjät
France Les aventuriers de l'arche perdue
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) Oi kynigoi tis hamenis kivotou
Greece Οι Κυνηγοί της Χαμένης Κιβωτού
Croatia Indiana Jones i otimači izgubljenog kovčega
Hungary Az elveszett frigyláda fosztogatói
Italy I predatori dell'arca perduta
Italy (DVD title) Indiana Jones e i predatori dell'arca perduta
Japan Reidâzu/ushina wareta âku
Lithuania Indiana Dzounsas ir dingusios Sandoros skrynios ieskotojai
Mexico (DVD title) Indiana Jones y los cazadores del arca perdida
Mexico Los cazadores del arca perdida
Netherlands Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Norway Jakten på den forsvunne skatten
Peru Los cazadores del arca perdida
Poland (informal alternative title) Indiana Jones i poszukiwacze zaginionej arki
Poland Poszukiwacze zaginionej arki
Portugal Os Salteadores da Arca Perdida
Romania Indiana Jones în cautarea arcei pierdute
Serbia Indijana Džouns i otimači izgubljenog kovčega
Russia Индиана Джонс: В поисках утраченного ковчега
Sweden Jakten på den försvunna skatten
Slovenia Lov za izgubljenim zakladom
Soviet Union (Russian title) х.дФ. б ОНХЯЙЮУ ОНРЕПЪММНЦН ЙНБВЕЦЮ
Turkey (Turkish title) Kutsal Hazine Avcilari
USA (working title) Indiana Jones
USA (reissue title) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Vietnam Indiana Jones Va Chiec Ruong Thanh Tich
West Germany Jäger des verlorenen Schatzes
World-wide (DVD title) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Yugoslavia (Serbian title) Indijana dzouns - Otimaci izgubljenog kovcega
South Africa (English title) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Germany Jäger des verlorenen Schatzes
Israel (Hebrew title) Indiana Jones Ve'Shodeday Ha'Teiva Ha'Avouda
Chile (new title) Indiana Jones y los cazadores del arca perdida
Chile Los cazadores del arca perdida
UK (video box title) Raiders of the Lost Ark
Ukraine Iндiана Джонс: У пошуках втраченого ковчега
Canada (English title) Raiders of the Lost Ark
Japan Reidâsu/Ushinawareta âku
World-wide (DVD title) (English title) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
South Africa (English title) (DVD box title) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark