A Brief History of Blockbuster Sequels Going Dark

Nov 07, 2013 Comments
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

The movie so dark that it helped inspire the creation of the PG-13 rating, Steven Spielberg's sequel -- once again based on a story by George Lucas -- features an incredibly gloomy tone, human sacrifice, child slavery and the bloody removal of a still-beating human heart. Later, even Spielberg acknowledged that it was "too dark, too subterranean, and much too horrific."

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