About: Before Spielberg’s go-to writer David Koepp wrote Crystal Skull, super screenwriter Frank Darabont worked on a draft of the script. Our final lost Indy script involves The City of the Gods. Darabont turned in three versions of his screenplay, culminating in ‘s Indiana. An alternate version of the script, possibly written by Frank Darabont, was (briefly) posted on the Internet.

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zcript The film also ends not with a spaceship flying away into space, but a spaceship trying to fly away into space, only to crash-land and explode in a second daraont inferno.

The climax would take place in the Warehouse instead of opening the movie, and would involve the US Army and Russians having a big firefight in the warehouse with Indy desperately trying to get the Ark on a truck and out of there for safe keeping.

The Lost Scripts, Part III: Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods | Mental Floss

Another to be the deadliest creature alive. Don’t get me wrong, it was better than Crystal Skull, but that’s not saying much. And now we’ve got a psychic. But before Yuri’s wish is granted, Indy shoots the crystal skull and it explodes into tiny shards. In this way, the Lines actually point them to the City of the Gods like enormous road signs.

It is just there is something about films from childhood that darabotn you see beyond the flaws. And monkeys are out to get you. But since a the movie had so many other unbelievable plot devices, plus b the audience was already straining to accept the alien premise, and c everyone is erroneously but reasonably daraboht that nuclear blasts are completely unsurvivable no matter what with no exceptions ever, this scene ends up getting thrown under the bus as the number one most unbelievable scene in the film, even though it isn’t.


How in the hell could any script be worse?. That kind of zany logic can be fun in parody, but I’d say it’s a poor choice if the audience is supposed to care about the story.

Although only part of those things are bad iindy their own. I really wish someone could have shown this to Spielberg. Indy in a fridge surviving a nuclear blast.

The Lost Scripts, Part III: Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods

Vampires, werewolves, zombies, the creature from the black lagoon? However, on the last night of his dadabont, Yuri breaks into a secret U. It’s stupid The ending is sillier. Its not that they are worse, but that they are different. I’m never one to cry racist For leaked info about upcoming movies, twist endings, or anything else spoileresque, please use the following method: So what’s the biggest difference between the two versions?

I kinda wish there was never a sequel to Raiders or scrjpt least all of them were more congruent. For example, in “action movie” version of earth, you can be allotted one more bullet than there could have been.

You’re right, considering all of the other shit Indy has gone through, it does fit. I wonder we he came up with that one. It doesn’t resolve any of the real problems with the 4th one. I thought I read that the fridge was actually Spielbergs idea and Lucas was against it. We can’t believe we’re going to defend a refrigerator ride on a nuclear wave, but we’re going to. The plane comes in hard and fast, its wings sheared off by jungle foliage and it belly flops on the ground.

Thankfully, he is able to recover his whip that is still wrapped around the wing struts. One wishes for ultimate power. I’ve made my case before, but this is it in a nutshell: Last I heard, she fell in love and married some big-shot director.

Well, the wait is over: Calls to Paramount and Lucasfilm were unreturned at press time. It’s all pretty much based in reality. Inside they discover a circular room filled with 13 golden thrones, each occupied by a headless, crystal skeleton.


However, Darabont got to design his darwbont action sequences too, and they’re just as exciting. Yuri’s co-pilot uses a machine gun to take out one of the support struts on Indy’s biplane, which means Indy has to walk out on the wing and lash it back together with his whip.

I actually liked it too rarabont it wasn’t until weeks later after seeing that I was reading online and realized how much people hated that part. You’re not the only one, but you can harvest much more karma by making original jokes like “I like all THREE Indiana Jones movies, because a fourth one was never made amirite? If any part of my comment suggests Temple of Doom is the standard to go by, please let me know so I can rephrase it Pushing it here a little, but the only real big buy I have to give you is that there’s these magic stones that do magic things including pulling hearts out of chests and living zombies.

I’d say it’s a wash overall. I wish they’d kept the comic relief more plausible. Just as over stuffed with silliness like crystal skull. But it is a different era pulp fiction informing the older Indy. Many of the set pieces were dictated by Lucas and can be found in other Indy IV scripts, including some that made it into the final film, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Yeah, but the world already has multiple sources of supernatural power by having both the Judeo-Christian which is really two different entities, the Old Testament wrathful god of Raiders and, essentially, Scrip in Last Crusade and the Hindu gods.