“Why would Gen Z and younger Millennials care about Indiana Jones?”: Harrison Ford Fans Find a New Target to Blame for Dial of Destiny Bombing

Harrison Ford Fans tried to find any excuse possible for Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny comin up short

"Why would Gen Z and younger Millennials care about Indiana Jones?": Harrison Ford Fans Find a New Target to Blame for Dial of Destiny Bombing

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  • Harrison Ford might be a great actor but he can't make magic all the time
  • Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny's failure was a hard pill to swallow for many
  • Harrison Ford fans were busy trying to find something else to blame for the film's Box Office failure
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Harrison Ford has been part of quite a few iconic film franchises over the course of his career, most of which have become significant parts of pop culture in general. This includes the beloved Indiana Jones franchise. However, the most recent movie in the franchise was a Box Office dud and fans are now trying to find a new target to blame for its failure.

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Harrison Ford might be one of the best actors in the world, but even he can’t help a generation gap or two, especially when it comes to his newer films. This was most apparent in how Dial of Destiny was viewed after its release this year.

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Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and The Radiers of The Lost Ark

Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny Was A Box Office Failure

Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny made its way to theaters all around the world earlier this year, as fans of the franchise had a lot of expectations behind the film for a lot of reasons. Unfortunately, their wishes didn’t come true at all as Harrison Ford’s film proved to be a disappointment.

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Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 69% while it got an IMDB rating of 6.6 – all of which meant that it wasn’t necessarily a terrible film, but nothing worthwhile either.

According to Box Office Mojo, Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny has grossed almost $384 million at the Worldwide Box Office. Therefore, the film was a Box Office bomb, resulting in a loss of $100 million for Disney.

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Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom

Fans Are Trying To Blame Something New For Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny‘s Box Office Failure

Indiana Jones And The Dial of Destiny failing at the Box Office shocked many as they just wanted the film to succeed. It has already been established that was not the case and this has made fans question their loyalty, while some decided to pin the blame on other factors for the film’s failure.

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Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and The DIal of Destiny

A fan took to Twitter and noted how it is absurd the movie starring Harrison Ford became the most forgotten and least talked about blockbuster movie of 2023. This led to quite a few fans responding in the comments, as they pushed the blame on Gen Z audiences, among other things.

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Fans may not get to see another Indiana Jones anytime soon, if ever again and they are simply reluctant to accept the potential final film to be a disappointment. Regardless, we’ll have to see what’s next in store for Harrison Ford.

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Written by Subhojeet Mookherjee

Subhojeet Mookherjee is a Freelance Entertainment Writer for FandomWire. A lover and expert in all things movies, games, TV shows, music and more. I've been in the writing business for over five years now, covering various topics all over the world. I love engaging in deep conversations with like-minded people.