Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Complete Adventures of Indiana Jones VHS

4.7 out of 5 stars 1,054 customer reviews


Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime
Unlimited Streaming with Amazon Prime Start your 30-day free trial to stream thousands of movies & TV shows included with Prime. Start your free trial


Product details

  • Actors: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Connery
  • Directors: Carl Schultz, Steven Spielberg
  • Writers: George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Jeffrey Boam, Jule Selbo, Lawrence Kasdan
  • Format: Box set, HiFi Sound, Color, Original recording remastered, THX, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Rated:
    PG-13
    Parents Strongly Cautioned
  • Number of tapes: 4
  • Studio: Paramount
  • VHS Release Date: October 26, 1999
  • Run Time: 361 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 1,054 customer reviews
  • ASIN: 0792158261
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #150,372 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

Set Includes:
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Treasure of the Peacock's Eye

Amazon.com

As with Star Wars, the George Lucas-produced Indiana Jones trilogy was not just a plaything for kids but an act of nostalgic affection toward a lost phenomenon: the cliffhanging movie serials of the past. Episodic in structure and with fate hanging in the balance about every 10 minutes, the Jones features tapped into Lucas's extremely profitable Star Wars formula of modernizing the look and feel of an old, but popular, story model. Steven Spielberg directed all three films, which are set in the late 1930s and early '40s: the comic book-like Raiders of the Lost Ark, the spooky, Gunga Din-inspired Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and the cautious but entertaining Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Fans and critics disagree over the order of preference, some even finding the middle movie nearly repugnant in its violence. (Pro-Temple of Doom people, on the other hand, believe that film to be the most disarmingly creative and emotionally effective of the trio.) One thing's for sure: Harrison Ford's swaggering, two-fisted, self-effacing performance worked like a charm, and the art of cracking bullwhips was probably never quite the iconic activity it soon became after Raiders. Supporting players and costars were very much a part of the series, too--Karen Allen, Sean Connery (as Indy's dad), Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, Amrish Puri, Denholm Elliot, River Phoenix, and John Rhys-Davies among them. Years have passed since the last film (another is supposedly in the works), but emerging film buffs can have the same fun their predecessors did picking out numerous references to Hollywood classics and B-movies of the past. --Tom Keogh


Customer reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

October 28, 2003
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 13 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
January 14, 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
January 21, 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
August 26, 2016
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
November 3, 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
March 28, 2014
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
June 21, 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
September 5, 2016
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse