Indiana Jones DVD: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

"Trust me."

The year is 1936. As the Third Reich continues its reign of terror, Adolf Hitler is on a quest for the legendary Ark of the Covenant - resting place of the Tem Commandments - whose supernatural powers, legend says, can wipe out entire armies.

The U.S. Government wants to find the Ark before Hitler, and Army Intelligence turns to Dr. Indiana Jones, professor of archaeology at a small New England college. A beleaguered Indy has just returned from a failed expedition to fid a sacred idol in the jungles of South America.

Recruited by the Army for the mission, Indy travels to Patan, Nepal, where he reunites with the beautiful and daring Marion Ravenwood - who is still bitter of their failed love affair. She reluctantly joins forces with Indy to combat the Nazis on his trail. Carrying a precious medallion that Marion owns, they feel the villainous Nazis and journey to Cairo, where Marion because the apparent victim of an attempt on Indy's life.

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Relentlessly pursued by Hitler's henchmen, Indy learns that his nemesis, the French grave robber Belloq, has been hired by the Nazis to lead their quest for the Ark. Indy daringly infiltrates their massive digging operation in a race against time to discover the Well of the Souls, where the Ark has lain undisturbed for centuries.

Astonished to discover that Marion is still alive, they work together with friend Sallah to retrieve the Ark. But it's viciously snatched from them by Belloq and the Nazis. They plan on a secret ritual to learn the contents of the Ark. Despite the daring escape from an underground tomb, Indy and Marion are forced to take part in the ceremony. Lashed to a stake, Indy begs Marion not to look as the Ark emits a violent, mysterious beam of light...

Will Indy survive the wrath of the Ark of the Covenant? Can he win back the Ark and save humanity? Will he find true love with the beautiful Marion? The answers to those questions and more are waiting in...

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark