Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

2008 Lucasfilm Ltd.

In a case of life immitating art, Indiana Jones really has pissed off the Russians.

Communist Party members in Russia want to ban Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull from local theaters, calling it anti-Soviet propaganda that distorts history.

The action-adventure blockbuster is set in Cold War-era 1957 and finds everyone's favorite aging archaeologist (Harrison Ford) racing against an evil Russian KGB agent (Cate Blanchett) to track down a legendary skull with otherworldly powers.

"It's rubbish," said Sergei Malinkovich, a leader for the St. Peterburg Communist Party. "In 1957 the Communists did not run with crystal skulls throughout the U.S. Why should we agree to that sort of lie and let the West trick our youth?"

Another angry citizen even wants to ban the movie's stars from entering Russia.

"Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett [are] second-rate actors, serving as the running dogs of the CIA," the Party member wrote in a blog entry. "We need to deprive these people of the right of entering the country."

We'd laugh...but, seriously, we don't want Communists coming after us, too.

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