Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom script
Synopsis: 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.

"SHANGHAI - 1935"

At the table, the four Chinese man in suits stare coldly at



Dr. Jones.


Lao She.


Nee chin lie how ma?

Lao's men laugh and assume that Indy doesn't understand his



Wah hung how, nee nah? Wah hwey hung

jing chee jah loo nee kao soo wah

shu shu.

LAO SHE looks angry and his men's smiles fade.


You never told me you spoke my

language, Dr. Jones.


I don't like to show off.

Indiana takes a seat across the table from Shanghai's

notorious crime-lord. Lao is fifty, wealthy enough to now

display some fat, but still muscular from his fight to the

top of the garbage heap.


For this special occasion, I ordered

champagne and caviar.

Indiana looks at the pile of caviar on the plate in front of

him - and stubs his cigarette out in it. The cigarette sizzles

and Lao's smiles dies with it.

There's applause as Willie Scott finishes her song. At the

table, Lao stares at Indiana with a strange intensity.

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Willard Huyck

Willard Huyck was born on September 8, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Willard Miller Huyck Jr. He is a writer and director, known for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), American Graffiti (1973) and Howard the Duck (1986). He has been married to Gloria Katz since November 25, 1969. They have one child. more…

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