Indiana Jones

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Created by:
George Lucas
First Episode Air Date:
March 4, 1992
Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Ke Huy Quan, Alfred Molina
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10 Indiana Jones Novels That Would Have Made Great Films

Indiana Jones is not only a classic film franchise, but it has a huge catalog of novels. Here are some of the Indy novels that would make great movies

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Indiana Jones & 9 Other Pop Culture Comics Franchises Everyone Forgot Existed

Pop culture franchises like Indiana Jones made splashes in TV and film, receiving comic book adaptations, but some have been largely forgotten.

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10 Movie Franchises That Should Have Ended as A Trilogy

The hope of every studio is that their latest movie will be the next big thing and grow into a franchise. Some film series were better left at three.

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Hollywood Could Benefit to Embrace Pulp Cinema Again Like It Did in the '90s

In an era where superhero movies and TV shows dominate the screen, people think of Marvel and DC. In the 1990s, a different hero type reigned supreme.

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15 Best Action Sequences In The Indiana Jones Series

While Jones has plenty of action on his quests, he gets heavily beaten up along the way, which is what makes him so relatable.

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Why Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Was a Prequel

One of the hidden facts in the Indiana Jones series is that Temple of Doom was a prequel, and according to George Lucas, this wasn't an accident.

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How Indiana Jones Survived the Nuked Fridge (and Why He Really Wouldn't)

In Indiana Jones 4, Indy survives a nuclear explosion inside a fridge, and while George Lucas says it's plausible, scientists believe otherwise.

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Every Star Wars Easter Egg Hiding in Indiana Jones

From Raiders of the Lost Ark to the Crystal Skull, here's how Indiana Jones tips his fedora to Star Wars with various Easter eggs.

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Indiana Jones' Weirdest Appearance Reveals an Unknown Talent

Harrison Ford made a cameo in TV's The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. He reveals an unusual talent for Indy in the middle of a very strange episode.

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Meets Indiana Jones in Creative Fan Art

Jotaro Kujo from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure goes on a journey of a lifetime in this creative fan art inspired by Indiana Jones.

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Indiana Jones Succeeded in One Thing Captain America Never Could

Indiana Jones and Captain America have become classic heroes that fought Nazis. But only one of them came face-to-face with their leader.

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Dial of Destiny Is Harrison Ford's Best Indiana Jones Performance

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny may not be the best movie in the franchise, but it features Harrison Ford's most emotional Indy performance.

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10 Ways The Last Crusade Is The Best Indiana Jones Ending

Even after Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Dial of Destiny, The Last Crusade is still the best ending to the Indiana Jones franchise.

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Indiana Jones Has One of Cinema's Greatest Origins

Indiana Jones changed the adventure genre for the better with its many movies. On top of that, it also featured cinema's greatest origin story.

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10 Best Quotes In Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny

Much like its predecessors, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is full of memorable quotes that will stick with audiences for a very long time.

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The 10 Best Characters In Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny

From Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Helena Shaw to Harrison Ford's iconic archeologist, Indiana Jones 5 is full of great characters.

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10 Ways The Dial Of Destiny Is The Perfect Indiana Jones Ending

With nostalgic references to previous franchise installments and ignoring most of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones 5 is the perfect ending.

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Disney+'s Young Indiana Jones Cuts Don't Make Sense

As Disney+ adds to its collection of Indiana Jones content, the streaming platform still needlessly neglects a beloved part of Lucasfilm’s past.

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Makes Indy and Marion the Anti-Han and Leia

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny undoes its temporarily bittersweet ending for Indy and Marion, reversing the fate of Han Solo and Leia.

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Every Artifact In The Indiana Jones Movies & Their Real World Significance

The golden idol, Ark of the Covenant, and all the other treasure Indy has hunted in the Indiana Jones movies have real-world counterparts.