Indiana Jones is an entertainment franchise, based on the historical adventures of fictional archæologist Dr Henry "Indiana" Jones. Three films were made between 1981 and 1989, with a fourth film in 2008 and a TV series in 1992; the franchise has since extended to include comics, animations, novels ...

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Ark of the Covenant on Ryloth?

In Star Wars: The Clone Wars, in S1E21 : Liberty on Ryloth, there is a scene where it appears the droids are loading the Ark of the Covenant onto a ship as the pillage the planet while they evacuate. ...
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Why didn’t the Holy Grail give Indiana Jones eternal life?

In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indy manages to save Dr. Jones Snr. by choosing the correct cup. Obviously Donovan chose poorly and died instantly. The Knight that has been guarding the cup ...
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Was the warehouse at the end of Raiders based on any real-life equivalent?

I'm sure people probably recall the scene I'm talking about, but here's a recap: At the conclusion of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indy is assured that the Ark of the Covenant is in a "safe place" ...
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Why did Indiana Jones want to take the Ark to England?

At one point in the movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark", Indiana Jones needs to transport the Ark of the Covenant out of Egypt and explicitly requests that Sallah find him a plane or boat going to ...
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What caused the village drought in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?

In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana ends up in Mayapore, a village in India, where a drought struck after their sacred stone was stolen and their children were stolen. The villagers ...
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indefinite nature of the grail (Indiana Jones)?

Acording to the Indiana-Jones-wiki... Years later [i.e.: after "The last Crusade"], the elder Jones remarked on the elusive, indefinite nature of the Grail, commenting that the cup discovered ...
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In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, is Dr Jones Senior dead? If so, how?

I wouldn't say I know all that much about the Indiana Jones movies. I've seen them all, a couple of them more than once, but I suspect there are some of you who know more about the movies than I do. ...
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Were the traps in the Last Crusade made by the three knights?

Were the traps in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade made by the three knights? In the "Name of God" trap from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade question there is a comment that the "J" ...
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What type of paper is used for the inscription in The Last Crusade?

Near the beginning of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, after copying the rest of the missing inscription from the knight's tablet onto what appears to be some kind of rice paper, Indiana Jones and ...
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“Leap of Faith” trap from Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade

Indiana enters the area and doesn't see a pathway. He takes a step (or a leap of faith) and lands on the "invisible" bridge and we, as viewers, can now see the stone bridge. He throws sand on it to ...
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Why was there an alien/creature being autopsied in Peru?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, after Mutt and Indy get caught when they found the crystal skull, Spalko and her men take them to their camp in the jungles of Peru. There, she ...
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Are Star Wars and Indiana Jones the same Universe?

This is a follow-up question to Are Star Wars and Indiana Jones in the same galaxy, far, far away? We already know that E.T. and Star Wars are the same Universe, but that Indiana Jones does not take ...
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Are Star Wars and Indiana Jones in the same galaxy, far, far away?

Despite the fact that Han Solo and Dr. Jones look eerily similar, did the Star Wars saga occur in Jones' galaxy (and thus Jones not being in our own)? The question stems from a few references in ...
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How Close is “Last Crusade” to Actual Grail Lore?

In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, almost anything that we see once they enter the temple would have to be made up (the three traps, the very old grail knight, the great seal, and so on), but how ...
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Were the Mystical Events in “Temple of Doom” Based on Any Real Beliefs?

In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indy is told about the legend of the three stones and how one has been stolen from the local village. In tracking down the stone (and the village's children), ...
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How did Indiana Jones get the Ark of the Covenant off the island?

At the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Ark is opened and Belloq and the Nazis are destroyed. Is there any explanation about how Jones and Marion Ravenwood get the Ark off the island? The ...
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How Could Indiana Jones Have Really Survived Nuking the Refrigerator?

In a recent interview George Lucas responds to the entire "nuke the fridge" issue in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls. For those not familiar with the situation: For this to ...
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In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, was the Holy Grail lost for good?

At the end of The Last Crusade, the Austrian woman attempted to take the Holy Grail beyond the great seal at the entrance of the temple. In doing so, she caused the temple to quake and the Grail fell ...
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Are there any real-world basis to the traps in the Indiana Jones series?

Lucas was clearly drawing on the earlier era of movie serials for the Indiana Jones movies, in particular, the mechanical wood and stone traps in all of the movies. But these things do not generally ...
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How did Indy know to not look at the Ark?

My grasp of Scripture is poor, but the only thing I can recall in the Bible along these lines is Uzzah being struck down because he TOUCHED the Ark. How did Indy know that they should close their eyes ...
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“Name of God” trap from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Is there a sketch/map of the "name of God" trap from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade somewhere on the Internet? I can't find one.