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Will 'Indiana Jones,' Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford come swashbuckling back into the awards fight?

May 8, 2008 | 10:18 am

With Steven Spielberg making a rare directorial return to bring us "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," we must take this May 22 release quite seriously. Here is the awards history of the first three installments.


"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981)
OSCARS: Nommed for eight, won four. Won best art direction, visual effects, film editing and sound. Nominated for best picture, director, music and cinematography. Special achievement award bestowed to sound effects editors.
DGA: Nomination for Seven Spielberg
WGA: Nominated for best comedy writing
GOLDEN GLOBES: Only one nomination -- best director
GRAMMYS: Won best original score (John Williams)
PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Won best picture

"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984)
OSCARS: Won for best visual effects. Also nommed for best musical score

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989)
OSCARS: Won best sound effects editing. Nommed for music and sound mixing.
GOLDEN GLOBES: Nommed for best supporting actor (Sean Connery)