MPAA Weighs in on ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’

Justin Topa

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MPAA Weighs in on ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’

With “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” scheduled to be released on June 30 as the fifth and final Indiana Jones movie, the MPAA has weighed in on the film with an official PG-13 rating.

According to their classification, the rating is due to “sequences of violence and action, language and smoking.” While the rating itself doesn’t add much to what can be expected in the fifth and final film, it is an interesting reminder that the second film of the franchise, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”, was a main catalyst (alongside “Gremlins”) that led the MPAA to create the PG-13 classification in the first place.

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“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” will take place in 1969, amidst the space race where he will encounter his old enemy, the Nazis, once again. Harrison Ford reprises his role as Indiana Jones. Mads Mikkelsen will play Voller, a villain inspired by Wernher von Braun, a real Nazi who became a NASA engineer. Phoebe Waller-Bridge will appear as Helena Shaw, Indy’s goddaughter. John Rhys-Davies will return as Sallah, Indy’s friend who was last seen in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.”

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The official trailer and artwork for the film debuted in December. A second trailer for “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” premiered during Super Bowl LVII. Watch the second trailer below. Harrison Ford has stated this will be the last “Indiana Jones” movie.

Will you be tuning into the fifth and final “Indiana Jones” film? Let us know if you’re excited in the comments below!

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  • Justin Topa

    Justin Topa has been a staff writer for WDW News Today since November 2022. A native of Scranton, Pa., Topa is almost always daydreaming about Walt Disney World. On days when he is not rope-dropping or resort-hopping, you could probably find Topa sulking at home with his two dogs. You can e-mail Topa at

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