Short Round is a young kid and taxi driver in Shanghai. He first appeared in the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. His epic adventure starts when he tries to pick pocket Indiana Jones and gets caught. Instead of turning him in, Indy decides Shorty can help him. Their adventure soon takes them to India, where Indiana is on a quest to find a sacred stone and save the enslaved village from the tyrannical rule of Mola Ram. This eventually leads to the movies iconic mine cart chase where both Shorty and Indy narrowly escape with their lives.
Sallah is an Egyptian excavator and close friend of Indiana Jones. He first appeared in the film Raiders of the Lost Ark and again in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In the first film (Raiders) he helps Indy locate the true Well of Souls in their search for the Ark of the Covenant. In the third film (Last Crusade), Sallah takes Indy and his father nearby the location of the Holy Grail and accidentally hands Marcus Brody over to the enemies. Sallah is a jovial fellow who loves to sing, enjoys time with his large family and has the complete trust of Indiana.
The Fertility Idol appeared in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark. It was the golden treasure that Indiana Jones sought after with the help of his guide Satipo. Unknown to Indy, Satipo made plans to betray him. Once Jones grabbed the idol, the cave and it's assorted booby traps began to trigger and they have to escape quickly. Jones eventually is forced to toss Satipo the golden idol in exchange for his whip to swing across a deep hole. Unfortunately, Satipo betrays him, runs off with the treasure and doesn't throw him the whip, thus leaving Jones to die. In the end Indiana manages to depart the cave with the idol as the only survivor.
Young Indiana Jones is portrayed by actor River Phoenix in the 1989 film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In the opening sequence of the movie, young Indy is scouting caves with his fellow Scouts when he comes across a group of grave robbers that have uncovered a golden crucifix. Indiana soon steals the treasure from them in hopes of putting it in a museum, but it only starts a wild chase which leads to Jones snake phobia, his handiness with a whip, the Sheriff returning the crucifix to the robbers and the leader of them giving Indiana his iconic fedora.
Satipo was played by Alfred Molina, who is known for his role as Doc Ock in the movie Spider-Man 2. He first appeared in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark as a guide to help Indiana Jones obtain the Fertility Idol. After Indy gets the Idol, Satipo soon betrays him and attempts to flee the temple with the treasure for himself and leave Indiana to die. His selfishness would lead to his undoing as Indiana would be the only one to make it out alive and with the Idol.
Irina Spalko both a Colonel and Doctor, first appeared in the film: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull as the main antagonist to Indiana Jones. She headed the enemies research for psychic warfare and her thirst for omnipotent knowledge would prove her undoing. Her skills in both hand-to-hand combat and fencing were exceptional as she showcased her abilities against Mutt Williams.
Indiana Jones, portrayed by Harrison Ford (Han Solo) is a character in the Indiana Jones franchise created by George Lucas of Star Wars. He first appeared in the 1981 movie Raiders of the Lost Ark and wore the above white tuxedo in the 1984 film: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. His reason for dressing in such fine threads was to meet with the Chinese crime lord Lao Che in his high end nightclub: Club Obi Wan. The two were set to finish a trade when things suddenly went south as it was revealed Lao had poisoned Jones and offered him the antidote in return for keeping both parties valuables.
Arnold Toht first appears in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark as the sadistic antagonist whose primary mission was to acquire the headpiece to the Staff of Ra from Marion Ravenwood (mother of Mutt Williams) to help the enemies locate the Ark of the Covenant. His meeting with Marion quickly drew sour as she and Indiana Jones fought off Toht's henchmen to avoid the the headpiece from getting in the wrong hands. The fight resulted in Marion's bar getting destroyed by a fire and Toht having the image of the headpiece burnt into the palm of his hand when he attempted to grab it as it lay inside a fire.
Mutt Williams, is portrayed by actor Shia LaBeouf in the movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. He is the illegitimate son of Marion Ravenwood and Indiana Jones whom he joins on an epic adventure to return the fabled Crystal Skull to Akator. Mutt's persona is a motorcycle riding, knife wielding tough youth who finds that he has much to learn. During his meeting with Indiana a couple of spies watching them approached them demanding Indiana to hand over a letter. The threat triggered Mutt to pull out his switchblade, which was no match for the enemies guns. Later on in the movie, Mutt finds himself in a fencing match with Irina Spalko and holds his own.
Monkey Man first appeared in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark where he was hired by the enemies to poison Indiana Jones. However, his plan was foiled when his pet monkey instead of Indy ate the poisoned dates. Sallah immediately recognized the "bad dates" and warned Indiana in the nick of time before he ate one.
Dr. Henry Jones is the father of Indiana Jones and was portrayed by actor Sean Connery in the 1989 movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He is a professor of medieval literature, is fascinated by the search for the "Holy Grail" and calls his son Indiana "Junior". In the movie, "The Last Crusade" he and his son find themselves in an epic adventure which eventually leads to the two of them finding the "Holy Grail". However, the time comes where Dr. Jones must rescue Indiana and the effort causes them to lose the "Grail" in exchange to save Indy's life.
Indiana Jones, portrayed by Harrison Ford (Han Solo) is a character in the Indiana Jones franchise created by George Lucas of Star Wars. He first appeared in the 1981 movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. He is a college professor, historian, archaeologist and most of all adventurer who is commissioned to go on quests to recover artifacts. His iconic look, portrayed in the above Mighty Mugg is brought together by his whip, satchel, fedora and leather jacket. He is a fan favorite character that has thrilled countless movie goers for decades.
In the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Mola Ram portrays the high priest of the Thuggee and leader of a cult. He possesses Shiva Linga stones which he hopes will help aid his tyrannical conquest. His plans are thrown into complete disarray when Indiana Jones, Willie Scott and Short Round steal three of the stones and free the enslaved village children Mola Ram had captured. This begins the thrilling pursuit and action scene of the mine car ride and rope bridge which leads to the eventual death of Mola Ram being eaten by crocodiles. Much like the Cario Swordsman, this enemy of Jones remains a fan favorite from the series.
The Cairo Swordsman a.k.a Arab Swordsman challenged Indiana Jones to a fight in Cairo within the marketplace in the movie Raiders Of The Lost Ark. During this scene the swordsman performs a dramatic display of his sword handling skills in which Indiana Jones responds by simply shooting him with his revolver; thus creating one of the funniest scenes of the movie. He was a short lived character, but is remembered by all who are fans of the series.
Zartan is the leader of the Dreadnoks and a mercenary for Cobra Commander. Though much of his background is unknown, much like Snake Eyes, he is believed to have had extensive military training at a European academy. He is a master of disguise, able to change his skin color to blend into his environment. He is also a martial artist, polyglot and ventriloquist, thus remaining a tough opponent for the G.I.JOE's. He was first introduced in Marvel Comics G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #24 and fully introduced in the next issue #25 in July of 1984.