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“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” arrives on Disney Plus: Will it overcome its box office failure through streaming?

A new opportunity for Indy.

“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” arrives on Disney Plus: Will it overcome its box office failure through streaming?
Juan Carlos Saloz

Juan Carlos Saloz

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Indiana Jones is a magnificent character with an incredible history. However, in recent years, his heroism has diminished significantly, and his latest film has become one of the biggest failures of 2023. “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” aimed to revive the franchise but instead seems to have ended it.

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Nevertheless, there is still hope. Like everything Disney touches, after their theatrical run, movies get a second chance on streaming platforms. And we already know the release date for Indiana Jones 5 on Disney Plus: December 1st, 2023. This makes it the perfect film to kick off the holiday season.

A worthy end for the most famous archaeologist in cinema

Unlike many other films from the company, “Indiana Jones and the Fate Dial” had to wait for five months to arrive on the streaming platform. This was because its run in theaters was extended in an attempt to improve its initial performance. Additionally, it was made available on rental and purchase platforms before landing on Disney Plus.

The movie’s synopsis is as follows: “Archaeologist Indiana Jones must embark on another race against time to recover a legendary dial that can change the course of history. Accompanied by his goddaughter, Jones finds himself facing Jürgen Voller, a former Nazi working for NASA.”

Similar to “Logan,” also directed by James Mangold, Indiana Jones 5 serves as a farewell befitting the character. Harrison Ford has stated that he will not reprise the role of the archaeologist, so all that’s left is to applaud and bid farewell to him with this grand final adventure.

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Juan Carlos Saloz

Juan Carlos Saloz

Cultural journalist specialized in film, series, comics, video games, and everything your parents tried to keep you away from during your childhood. Also an aspiring film director, screenwriter, and professional troublemaker.

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