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Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull


2008
 122 minutes (2 hours 02 minutes)
UK release date Released: 23rd May 2008  |  BBFC Age Rating:  
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

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Starring

Actor
Character
Indiana Jones
Irina Spalko
Karen Allen
Marion Ravenwood
Mutt Williams
'Mac' George Michale
Professor Oxley
Dean Charles Stanforth
Igor Jijikine
Dovchenko
Dimitri Diatchenko
Russian Suit
Ilia Volok
Russian Suit
Emmanuel Todorov
Russian Soldier
Pasha D. Lychnikoff
Russian Soldier
Andrew Divoff
Russian Soldier
Venya Manzyuk
Russian Soldier
Alan Dale
General Ross
Joel Stoffer
Taylor
Neil Flynn
Smith
V.J. Foster
Minister
Chet Hanks
Student in Library
Brian Knutson
Letterman
Dean Grimes
Letterman
Sasha Spielberg
Slugger
Nicole Luther
Diner Waitress
Sophia Stewart
Malt Shop Teen
Chris Todd
College Brawler
Dennis Nusbaum
College Brawler
T. Ryan Mooney
Teenage Boy
Audi Resendez
Teenage Girl
Helena Barrett
Teenage Girl
Carlos Linares
Fast Speaking Inmate
Gustavo Hernandez
Shouting Inmate
Maria Luisa Minelli
Sanitarium Nun
Nito Larioza
Cemetery Warrior
Ernie Reyes Jr.
Cemetery Warrior
Jon Valera
Cave Warrior
Kevin Collins
M.P. in Guard Hut
Robert Baker
M.P. Sergeant
Andre Alexsen
Russian Soldier #1
Fileena Bahris
College Student
Jon Braver
Staff Car Driver
Amanda Bromberg
Wedding Guest
Noelle Bruno
Greaser Girl
Chris Bryant
Student
Tim Camarillo
Peruvian Villager
Arnold Chon
Ugha Mud Warrior
Jared Christopherson
College Student
Marly Coronel
Villager
Martin Dew
Russian Scientist
Erin Frederick
Surprised Library Student
Andrew Goldfarb
Protesting Student
Ted Grossman
Peruvian Porter
Michael J. Jacyna
Russian Military Cameraman
Joe Jagatic
Russian Soldier
Alexander Kaminer
Russian Soldier
Brendon John Kelly
College Student
Adam Kirley
Teenage Boy Car Driver
Gregory Kudanovych
Russian Soldier
David LaVera
Toba - Mayan Warrior
Jonathan Lomma
Train Passenger
Janet Lopez
Candle Seller / Peru Villager
Michael Maddigan
Greaser
Chuck Maldonado
Cemetery Warrior
Sean Marrinan
Hellman's Bakery Delivery Man
Steven A. Miller
College Student
Josh Mills
Tim Holt
Ian Novotny
Russian Soldier
Adam Prakop
Student in Library
Ana Maria Quintana
Peruvian Nun
Sam Rocco
College Student
Ilya Rockwell
Russian soldier
Jason Roehm
Russian Soldier
Errol Sack
Hostile Soldier
Philip J Silvera
Ugh Mud Warrior
Bogdan Szumilas
Russian Scientist
Bryan Thompson
Letterman
Paul Thornton
College Professor
John H. Tobin
Sierra Madre Cowboy
Maria Zambrana
Merchant
Dianne Zaremba
College Student
Ilya Jonathan Zaydenberg
Russian Soldier #5
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£39,742,108
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US total gross
$317,101,119
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Global total gross
$786,636,033
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 8

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£12,227,799
£12,227,799
2
£5,532,530
£27,588,451
2▲▼
£2,671,885
£32,704,397
3
£1,759,754
£35,586,886
2
£1,457,710
£37,821,273
5
£625,630
£38,959,205
6
£273,342
£39,525,912
11
£80,314
£39,742,108
Box Office Gross Flow
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12.2M
5.5M
2.7M
1.8M
1.5M
625.6K
273.3K

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Hollywood magazine Variety is reporting that Steven Spielberg will not direct the upcoming Indiana Jones movie and will hand over duties to James Mangold.

Steven Spielberg has to date directed all the Indiana Jones films, and its always been thought he would always directed the movies, especially as his friend George Lucas has written the movies especially for the fames director to make.

The big question is has James Mangold been hand picked by Spielberg? His directing duties to date are 2019's Ford V. Ferrari (Le Mans '66 in the UK) which was nominated for a number of awards and he was the executive producer on The Greatest Showman.

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With this in mind the big question is should be have a new Indiana Jones movie? The last film in the franchise is considered the worst, and without the Spielberg/Lucas/Ford magic can it ever live up to the franchises best moments?

Or maybe its time to hand over to a new director and get some new life in the flagging series, although Harrison Ford will certainly play Indiana Jones despite the fact he is pushing 80.

Time will tell and the release date for the movie is currently set for sometime in mid 2021.

A new Indiana Jones film is on its way for release in 2019 an announcement from Disney confirms.

Naturally it will be directed by Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford, it would not be an Indy movie if not.

Other cast members have yet to be announced, Shia LaBeouf starred in the last film, Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as Indy's kid, but the actor has gone off the rails of late.

Karen Allen was also in the last movie which saw her character and Indy get married so there is room for her to appear as well.

The last film, despite being not that bad, was received with unfavourable reviews and split opinion between fans, but Disney reunited Star Wars fans with The Force Awakens so they could do the same here.

2019 is a ways away yet so expect more details to dribble out between now and closer to the time.

The summers is well and truly over so let's look back at which movies were the biggest over the summer period in the UK, and the surprise hit that kept the big budget films at bay.

The Dark Knight

Before the summer started it was expected in the UK that there would be a title fight for 2008 between the Batman movie The Dark Knight (or the Joker movie depending on your view) and Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, although these films gave a really good run for their money it was a more gentle film with a fraction of the budget which has drawn the crowds at the box office.

The year has seen sleeper hit Mamma Mia! take the summer crown at the box office, a film based on the stage play of the same name, it is basically a platform the music of ABBA taking the narrative through a love story about marriage and long lost love. There are no guns or big action set pieces in the film, and Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan lend their voices to various hits from the Swedish group during the movie.

Although it could have been predicted that the film would do well with all the ABBA fans in the UK it has been a runaway success and 10 weeks after release the film has not been outside the top 3 film on the UK box office spending most of it's time at number 2, the film has taken at least a £1 million on each of it's first 10 weeks of release.

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With Mama Mia! simply clearing up at the box office who has lost out? It was a year of very little blockbuster on the slate, the biggest of which were expecting to be The Dark Knight and the new Indiana Jones movie, these did well but the bigger of these two, The Dark Knight, is going to be well over £10 million behind the ABBA sing-along.

There is every likelihood that Mamma Mia! will end up as the second biggest grossing film in the UK (behind the 10 year old Titanic) but on the world stage it's been a good ride for the movie but not a great one. An average performer in the US where it made $142 million dollars, which helped boost it's world gross to $498,795,370, it may well get to $500 million before it's end of life.

No surprises to see that the Batman film The Dark Knight is the top grossing film in 2008 taking a staggering $994,896,852, thats £689,395,105 at todays rate of exchange.

The hype surrounding the film was immense as we went into the year and with the sad and untimely death of one of it's stars, Heath Ledger, this gave the film and even greater must see edge, and the film didn't disappoint, Ledger especially.

With The Dark Knight the runaway success it was the second biggest film of the year across the globe was a return of an old friend in the shape of Indiana Jones. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull took an incredible $783,011,114 (£542,544,744), not bad for an old man who's not been seen since 1989.

Third most popular film of the year is also the biggest animated feature of the year and Pixar/Disney had nothing to do with it. Jack Black lends his voice to the Kung Fu Panda which took $633,395,021 (£438,636,528) this year worldwide.

Also making strong numbers throughout the world this year were UK favorites Mamma Mia! with $568,704,210 (£393,821,544) and Quantum of Solace with $540,902,659 (£374,504,077) although both films are still plying in UK cinemas.

Not sure if sleeper hits exist these days, but if they are then this sure as hell is one, Mamma Mia! is a film adaptation of a stage show and it has becomes the biggest film of the year in the UK.

With a gross of £69,130,014 it out grossed the number 2 film by nearly £20 million. Even more remarkable is that Mamma Mia! has now become the biggest film in the UK, topping Titanic's 10 year reign.

Sliding nicely into the runner up spot for the year is the Bond film Quantum of Solace with a UK gross of £50,405,045. Although a good gross the studio may see this as a little disappointing as the last Bond film, Casino Royale, tool £5 million more.

Third on the list is The Dark Knight with £48,685,166, many thought this might have come out on top, but clearly few realised the power of the chick flick during the year.

All three of the top films of the year are in fact still showing in cinemas across the country, despite 2 of them being available on DVD/Blu-ray already.

The rest of the top films of the year are filled by the like of Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull at 4, Sex and the City: The Movie at 5, High School Musical 3 at 7 and Wall-E at 8.

Check out the full list here.