Originally Posted by Raiders112390
What year does Darabont's script take place in?
Also, does the "It's not the mileage, it's the years" line find it's way into this script?
The script takes place in 1954, and yes, the line makes it into the script. Here is the exchange.
Indy rolls painfully onto his back, barely able to move. He
sees his whip lying within reach in a tangle of wing wreckage.
He snags it with his fingers, pulls it toward him, groaning
with each little movement.
What's the matter, Jones? Mileage
finally catching up with you?
It ain't the mileage, sweetheart.
It's the years.
This gets a faint trace of a smile from her — in spite of
everything, there's still a tiny spark here. But her smile
vanishes as she gets furious:
Who the hell were those guys? Why
were they shooting at us?
You really telling me you don't know
anything about these Russian spies?
Russian spies? Are you insane? Damn
it, Indy, what have you got me into?
Me? Why is it always me? Hey, it's
your skull they're after! You wanna
The "conversation" escalates into a shouting match as:
Oh, please! Don't shift blame! Things
were fine until you showed up—
—yeah, I didn't hear you complaining
when I saved your life five times
in ten minutes—
—yeah, well my life wouldn't need
saving if it wasn't for you! Don't
take credit for putting out the
fire you started—
—hey, Baroness, or Highness, whatever
the hell you are, yelling at me won't
get us out of this jungle alive! You
wanna be constructive, help me figure
out where we are so we can—
Suddenly, they hear a TWIG SNAP. They fall silent, turning
slowly. Behind them are revealed: