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Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever MadeTwo 11-year-old boy saw the film 'Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation' and and were fascinated so they decided to remake it. Thanks to the help of their friend, they make it completed in 7 years, except for one scene, which is finished after next 30 years. This documentary film tells the whole story of them, from the begin till the end.Keywords:
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Detroit Free PressDecember 31, 2016
The joy of the Raiders! remake (and the doc about its making) is the ingenuity with which the kids face filmmaking challenges, from borrowing snakes from the local pet shop to creating a wall of flame in one of their basements.
San Diego ReaderJuly 21, 2016
Unoriginal behavior such as this should be shunned, not encouraged.
RogerEbert.comJune 17, 2016
This is a smartly made movie that might win you over. I was pleasantly surprised, because there's something truly Spielbergian about it.
Globe and MailJune 17, 2016
If you see only one movie this summer, see the movie about the movie it took seven summers to make.
Los Angeles TimesJune 16, 2016
Though indulgently overlong, "Raiders!" manages to unearth the inner geek in all of us.
New York TimesJune 16, 2016
It soon starts to feel like self-promotion.
Columbus AliveDecember 31, 2016
The dedication of the boys to this project is the sort of inspiration only a real film geek can understand, and count me among that group.
sbs.com.auNovember 21, 2016
The best thing about Raiders the doco is the way it penetrates the cute feel-good story of the Guys so often re-told in news clips and magazines in order to uncover a painful story of adolescent angst, divorce, familial abuse and drug addiction.
Seanax.comOctober 06, 2016
God bless the mothers of these kids who believed in their dreams, even if they worried about their methods
Combustible CelluloidSeptember 23, 2016
In the end, the doc captures that magical way that movies can speak to us and transport us, and how, for some, that feeling becomes a way of life.
MediaMikesSeptember 12, 2016
Told with the same exuberance as the filmmakers being profiled, "RAIDERS!" shares the backstory of the production, including footage both from the film and behind the scenes.
HitFixJuly 20, 2016
Whatever it was that drove them as kids to work on this project summer after summer is long gone, and their attempt to create a new triumphant coda for the story feels false and craven.
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