Fictional Characters The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest, most memorable character in all the Indiana Jones movies.

Film buffs, we are ranking the greatest characters in the Indiana Jones franchise. From Raiders of the Lost Ark to Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the best Indiana Jones series characters are also known to be some of the best movie characters of all time. Who is the best Indiana Jones character?

Featuring Henry Jones, Sr. (Sean Connery), Mutt Williams (Shia LaBeouf), and of course, Indiana Jones himself (Harrison Ford), this list of Indiana Jones movie characters includes memorable villains, funny sidekicks, and famous cameos.

Vote up the best characters in the Indiana Jones movies. Feel free to add any popular Indiana Jones characters missing from the list.

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77 0
Indiana Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Harrison Ford, Tony Cox, River Phoenix

2
65 10
Henry Jones, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Sean Connery

3
58 11
Sallah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
John Rhys-Davies

4
57 12
Marion Ravenwood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Karen Allen

5
63 18
Short Round is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Jonathan Ke Quan

6
48 13
Dr. Marcus Brody is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Denholm Elliott

7
44 14
Dr. René Belloq is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Paul Freeman

8
30 12
Mola Ram is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Amrish Puri

9
40 21
Elsa Schneider is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Alison Doody

10
34 16
Grail Knight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Robert Eddison

11
27 14
Kazim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Kazim Kevork Malikyan

12
27 16
Major Arnold Toht is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Ronald Lacey

13
25 15
Simon Katanga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Simon Katanga George Harris

14
22 13
Walter Donovan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Julian Glover

15
20 12
General Vogel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Michael Byrne

16
30 23
Willie Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Kate Capshaw

17
21 14
Lao Che is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Lao Che Roy Chiao

18
22 16
Fedora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Fedora Richard Young

19
21 18
Satipo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Alfred Molina

20
18 16
Wu Han is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Wu Han David Yip

21
17 16
Charles Stanforth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Charles Stanforth Jim Broadbent

22
16 15
Harold Oxley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Harold Oxley John Hurt

23
15 14
George
Ray Winstone

24
13 12
Captain Blumburtt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Captain Blumburtt Philip Stone

25
27 30
Mutt Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Shia LaBeouf

26
13 14
Dovchenko is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Dovchenko Igor Jijikine

27
17 19
Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Dietrich Rupert Penry-Jones

28
21 24
Irina Spalko is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Cate Blanchett

29
12 15
Chief Guard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Chief Guard Pat Roach

30
12 15
German Mechanic #1 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
JonathanSchwiegerJr. added German Mechanic #1

31
11 14
Panama Hat is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Panama Hat Paul Maxwell

32
10 15
Gobler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Anthony Higgins

33
11 17
Barranca is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Barranca Vic Tablian

34
9 15
Chattar Lal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Chattar Lal Roshan Seth

35
4 17
General Ross is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
General Ross Alan Dale