Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

All Releases

Domestic (63.6%)
$248,159,971
International (36.4%)
$141,766,000
Worldwide
$389,925,971
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$8,305,823
Budget$18,000,000
Earliest Release DateJune 12, 1981 (Domestic)
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresAction Adventure

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseJune 12, 1981Domestic$212,222,025$212,222,025
1982 Re-releaseJuly 16, 1982Domestic$21,437,879$21,437,879
1983 Re-releaseMarch 25, 1983Domestic$11,374,454$11,374,454
2012 IMAX ReleaseSeptember 7-21, 2012Domestic, EMEA$3,125,613$207,241$3,332,854
2021 Re-releaseAPAC$116,782$116,782

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic4$248,159,971133
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$207,2414,175
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia1$104,9784,215
New Zealand1$11,8044,470