Even at the age of 80, Harrison Ford is still one of the most loved actors in Hollywood. He has been entertaining us for the past fifty years. Amongst all the reputed franchises produced by Hollywood like Fast and Furious, Marvel, and DC, Indiana Jones is one of the longest-running ones. Harrison Ford has been associated with Indiana Jones for a very long time.

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Harrison Ford

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The Blade Runner actor has been the face behind the Indiana Jones franchise ever since its inception. He has played the role of the adventurer and archeologist in the franchise since 1981 in the movie. The octogenarian is supposed to reprise his character for the fifth installment named Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny. The Harrison Ford movie unexpectedly got poor reviews after its early screening.

Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones 5 Gets A Lukewarm Reaction At Cannes

The Golden Globe winner Harrison Ford and the much-loved movie franchise Indiana Jones are synonymous with each other. Recently the fifth and rumored to be the final part of the Indiana Jones universe premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The premiere of Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny at the Cannes Film Festival received a very low-key response. The fifth installment of one of the most celebrated franchises in the history of movies, Indiana Jones was met with a lackluster response by the audience present at the film festival.

Before making his appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, during an interview with Total Film magazine The Age Of Adaline, the actor had spoken about his association with the Indiana Jones franchise and confessed that the fifth part would be his last collaboration with the franchise. He also spoke about Disney and their plans for the development of the Indiana Jones series for Disney+. Harrison Ford mentioned-

“This is the final film in the series, and this is the last time I’ll play the character. I anticipate that it will be the last time that he appears in a film. I will not be involved in that if it does come to fruition.”

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Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones

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The franchise was started with Raiders of the Lost Ark, which was released in 1981 and from then onwards it has come up with four installments. Harrison Ford would be seen racing against time to locate the legendary dial that has the power to alter history. He finds himself facing off against Jürgen Voller, a former Nazi who works for NASA. The 2-hour 22-minute long movie is one of the most expensive installments of the Indiana Jones franchise.

Harrison Ford Get’s An Emotional Farewell At Cannes

The fifth installment of the Indiana Jones Franchise marks the end of the journey of Harrison Ford with the adventure franchise. His connection with Indiana Jones dates back to the 1980s. After the premiere of the movie at the Cannes Film Festival, Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny went on to get a very cold response from the audience, but Harrison Ford’s presence was cheered by his fans and followers at the film festival. The 80-year-old actor became a clear winner in comparison to his premiered movie at the Cannes Film Festival.

Harrison Ford was welcomed on the stage by the Cannes Film director Thierry Frémaux to receive the Palme d’Or award after his prestigious roles in the movies The Fugitive and Star Wars were played on screen. The actor was overwhelmed and addressed the audience with a teary eye-

“I’m very moved by this. They say when you’re about to die, you see your life flash before your eyes, and I just saw my life flash before my eyes. A great part of my life, but not all of my life. My life has been enabled by my lovely wife, who has supported my passion and my dreams, and I’m grateful.”

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Harrison Ford at the Cannes Film Festival

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Harrison Ford responded to the audience by expressing his love for them, he said-

“I love you, too. But I’ve got a movie you ought to see. It’s right behind me. So let me get out of the way, and thank you again for this great honor.”

The standing ovation for the reputed actor was way louder than the 142-minute-long movie. Indiana Jones’ fifth installment is the first part which is not directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie is directed by James Mangold.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is set to release on June 30, 2023 in the theatres globally.

Source: Variety

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