How 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' reveals everything you need to know about Indiana Jones in 10 minutes

The beginning of Steven Spielberg's "Raiders of the Lost Ark" uses the three-act structure to create a mini-movie that deftly introduces the character Indiana Jones (played by Harrison Ford). The sequence perfectly balances action with character moments, something that knockoff Indiana Jones movies, such as "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," fail to do.