Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Monday 22nd July 2019 - 05:10:23

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Movies > Action > Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom review

« Richard Hammond Builds a Planet reviewRichard Hammond Builds a PlanetIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade reviewIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade »

Score: 6.6/10  [2 reviews]
2 out of 5
ProdID: 6008 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Directed by Steven Speilberg

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
at selected online sales sites and retailers

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom product reviews

The second of the Lucas/Spielberg Indiana Jones epics is set a year or so before the events in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Indy needs to retrieve a precious gem and several kidnapped young boys on behalf of a remote East Indian village. This time he teams up with a night club singer and a 12-year old boy.

harrison ford   indiana jones   jonathan ke quan   kate capshaw   steven speilberg   temple of doom
Other listings you may be interested in:
Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom 
Rating: 7.5
Rating: 9.4
Where the Wild Things AreWhere the Wild Things Are
Rating: 6.2
Rating: 4.0
Rating: 9.0
Ideal HomeIdeal Home
Rating: 8.3
Mr StinkMr Stink
Rating: 10.0
Tomb RaiderTomb Raider
Rating: 8.8
Berlin SyndromeBerlin Syndrome
Rating: 5.8
Star Wars : Special Edition : Trilogy Boxed SetStar Wars : Special Edition : Trilogy Boxed Set
Rating: 9.5
Thor: RagnarokThor: Ragnarok
Rating: 9.3
A Case of YouA Case of You
Rating: 9.3
A League of Their OwnA League of Their Own
Rating: 8.3

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of mizim

Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 9th of January, 2015

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 6.0/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 6 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 6 out of 10
Score 5 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 7 out of 10

I didn't actually know until literally just a couple of minutes ago, that this film is actually a prequel to "Raiders of the Lost Ark", though that does finally answer my question of why no Marion... LOL Icon I always wondered why she wasn't in this film.

We meet Indiana as when he is in Asia trying to get his hands on a precious gem, he ends up stranded in India with his helper, Short Round and a night club singer, Willie. I loved Short Round and had always wished that he had been in the following movie, I would have loved to have seen more of him, wish we knew where he had ended up. Willie, well... Willie drove me crazy, I mean really, why the heck did she have to scream and whimper at everything, bring back the strong, won't take no crap Marion please.

The plot is ok, though I didn't enjoy it as much as the first. Indiana Jones ends up promising to help a small Indian village who has had their magic stones stolen (which has resulted in everything dying) and all their children have been abducted (as we find out to be being used as slave labor). There are some fun moments but as a whole this is my third favorite in the series of Indiana Jones movies.

Click here to read the profile of alexmoulton

Review by: alexmoulton (Alex)
Dated: 22nd of December, 2014

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 7.3/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 7 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 7 out of 10
Score 8 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 7 out of 10

The second installment of the original Indiana Jones trilogy, and this one was a bit annoying to me, but only because of the night club singer's character. She screams at everything, complains constantly, and cares about nothing but jewellery, gold, and finding a rich man to marry. While I can understand the screaming and complaining (Really, who wouldn't be if they ended up in the Indian jungle), but overall the character just really ruined the film for me.

Unlike the prior film, which focused more on the race to solve the riddles and beat the Nazis to the item, this film, was much slower, and did not really require any such knowledge or experience to complete. It was just pure luck that got Indy through the challenges. The extent of the "magic" and supernatural energy was very over the top, and while enjoyable to watch, it failed to make the film believable. Once we got to the point where people were getting brainwashed, I kind of switched off my brain.

Again the CGI, and props were very obvious, but for the most part it didn't detract from the film. While not my favourite of the Indian Jones franchise, it still beats the fourth film.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Movies'...

Score: 7.1
Product reviews for listing 3867: A Good Day to Die Hard -  Directed by John Moore

Product image for A Good Day to Die HardJohn McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, who he discovers is about to be convicted of premeditated murder. When a terrorist attack happens during the trial, Jack escapes and reveals the truth of the matter, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Computer games don't affect kids. I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music."
Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream