Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular Suffers Major Malfunction

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Indiana jones epic stunt spectacular at Disney’s hollywood studios

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The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios showcases mind-blowing practical effects and awe-inspiring stunt performers! Actors take on Harrison Ford’s iconic Indiana Jones to show off the movie magic used in films such as Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).

The entrance to the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular.
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However, a recent performance of the iconic show at Walt Disney World Resort didn’t go quite as planned. @disneyparksdiy shared a video from the show’s most famous scene, where Indy is running away from a massive boulder:


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One thing is missing from the legendary scene… the boulder!

Indiana Jones runs from a boulder.
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Indiana Jones runs down the set’s ramp, looking behind him to see how long he has to run before the boulder crushes him. But he quickly realizes that there’s no boulder after all!

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Though the TikTok doesn’t show what happens later, a Cast Member starts walking towards the set as Indy realizes the mistake.

Indiana Jones in front of a golden prop at Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular.
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@RussJr25 commented on the video that he’d witnessed something similar and the Cast Members took it in stride:

That happened to me too! What they did is the director stopped it and said, “It’s a live cut so these are expected.” They fixed it in two minutes

Quick thinking by those Cast Members preserved the magic of the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular for hundreds of Guests!

More on Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

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If you’re lucky, you might join Indy as the star of the show at Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, next to Echo Lake at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! From Disney:

Cheer as Indy and Marion perform incredible stunts with explosive special effects—and learn the secrets behind the magic.

An Action-Packed Show

Watch live as the daring duo dodges deadly traps, battles bad guys, leaps from tall buildings and makes thrilling escapes straight out of Raiders of the Lost Ark. The edge-of-your-seat suspense ends with a dynamite finale!

Along the way, get an inside look at how stunts are done with demonstrations that reveal how to safely throw and take punches, fall from tall buildings, and even wield whips in the midst of complex action sequence.

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Please note that the story outlined in this article is based on a personal Disney Parks Guest experience. No two Guest experiences are alike, and this article does not necessarily align with Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney Parks operations.

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