7 Explorer Movies To Watch On Columbus Day

Thursday, January 5 by John Coon

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Christopher Columbus is held in low regard in the modern era for bringing disease, slavery and death to native tribes that called North and South America home. That has not stopped Columbus from getting a holiday to honor his discovery of a new world discovered by countless people before him.

There is no better way to celebrate Columbus day than indulging in a movie marathon with these movies centered on exploring:

<a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/indiana-jones' target='_blank'>Indiana Jones</a> Movies <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/raiders-of-the-lost-ark-248/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Raiders of the Lost Ark</a>” /></p>
<p><strong>“Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981)</strong>: <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/indiana-jones-32/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Indiana Jones</a> made his debut as a fictional explorer in grand fashion by racing against Nazis to find the legendary Ark of the Covenant. “<a href=Raiders of the Lost Ark” created a perfect formula for the modern adventure movie. Part of the fun was going along with Jones as he unraveled the clues to the Ark’s location and then as he fought tooth-and-nail to keep the ark out of Nazi hands.

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