142. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Leonard Maltin's Rating : 
Should be : 

IMDB Rating : 8.3

Rotten Tomatoes Rating :  88%  (with critics)   94%  (with audience)

Critics Consensus:  Lighter and more comedic than its predecessor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade returns the series to the brisk serial adventure of Raiders, while adding a dynamite double act between Harrison Ford and Sean Connery.

In his review Leonard says: "This deliberately old-fashioned Saturday matinee year has everything money can buy, but never really generates a sense of wonder and excitement."

I thought Leonard's 2 1/2 star rating was pretty low for this really good entry in to the Indiana Jones Series.

The whole thing really worked for me. I really liked Sean Connery in his role as Indiana's dad. I also thought the story was really good, and definitely was in style with the 1940's serials it sought to emulate.

A really good, light movie that just let's you sit back and relax and enjoy the scenery. They don't make movies like this anymore.

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