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Greatest summer blockbuster: 'Star Wars' or 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'?

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" are among the greatest classics of all time, and they both just so happen to star the iconic Harrison Ford. Just two years after Spielberg's "Jaws" created the concept of the summer blockbuster, "Star Wars" took it to next level and became a worldwide phenomenon. But "Raiders of the Lost Ark" cemented Ford as a leading man and is also among Steven Spielberg's most treasured blockbusters. Which classic is the greatest summer blockbuster? 🎥

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Ah, it's summer—the time of the year when the weather is hot, ACs are blowing, the grills are fired up, people are wearing short shorts and tank tops, and folks are chilling at the beach. But it's also the time of the year when the most epic movies of the year debut in theaters. So, the Tylt is celebrating the season with our picks for the coveted title of "Greatest Summer Blockbuster." Between July and September, we are asking you to determine which blockbuster from the 20th century should be crowned the Greatest Summer Blockbuster.

Don't forget to cast your vote for the rest our "Greatest Summer Blockbuster" debates below:

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"May the Force be with you."

Below is the synopsis of "Star Wars," per IMDb

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

"Star Wars" holds a fresh rating of 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The classic made over $775 million globally at the box office. 

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Watch an iconic clip from "Star Wars" below. 

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"Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?"

Below is the synopsis of "Raiders of the Lost Ark," per IMDb

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" holds a fresh rating of 95 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The blockbuster grossed over $389 million globally at the box office.

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Check out an iconic clip from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" below.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Greatest summer blockbuster: 'Star Wars' or 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'?
A festive crown for the winner
#VoteStarWars
#VoteIndianaJones