Film 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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97 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
81 12
Henry Jones, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Sean Connery

3
66 17
Sallah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
John Rhys-Davies

4
67 18
Marion Ravenwood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Karen Allen

5
76 24
Short Round is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Jonathan Ke Quan

6
60 17
Dr. Marcus Brody is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Denholm Elliott

7
53 18
Dr. René Belloq is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Paul Freeman

8
44 18
Grail Knight is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Robert Eddison

9
35 17
Mola Ram is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Amrish Puri

10
46 27
Elsa Schneider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Alison Doody

11
34 18
Kazim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Kazim Kevork Malikyan

12
33 19
Major Arnold Toht is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Ronald Lacey

13
29 17
Fedora is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Fedora Richard Young

14
29 19
Simon Katanga is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Simon Katanga George Harris

15
25 17
Walter Donovan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Julian Glover

16
24 17
Lao Che is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Lao Che Roy Chiao

17
23 18
General Vogel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Michael Byrne

18
19 17
George
Ray Winstone

19
32 32
Willie Scott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Kate Capshaw

20
28 28
Irina Spalko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Cate Blanchett

21
19 19
Harold Oxley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Harold Oxley John Hurt

22
32 35
Mutt Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Shia LaBeouf

23
22 25
Satipo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Alfred Molina

24
19 22
Wu Han is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Wu Han David Yip

25
19 23
Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Dietrich Rupert Penry-Jones

26
18 22
Charles Stanforth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Charles Stanforth Jim Broadbent

27
13 17
Captain Blumburtt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Captain Blumburtt Philip Stone

28
14 19
German Mechanic #1 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
JonathanSchwiegerJr. added German Mechanic #1

29
14 19
Dovchenko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Dovchenko Igor Jijikine

30
13 19
Panama Hat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Panama Hat Paul Maxwell

31
13 20
Chief Guard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Chief Guard Pat Roach

32
12 19
Gobler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Anthony Higgins

33
11 19
Chattar Lal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Chattar Lal Roshan Seth

34
12 22
Barranca is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
Barranca Vic Tablian

35
6 20
General Ross is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Indiana Jones Franchise, Ranked
General Ross Alan Dale