In 2007 Lego announced that they had acquired the license to produce Lego Indiana Jones based sets in , following the success of their Star Wars based sets.
The first three of these based on the first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, were released early in 2008, with a further four sets based on the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull released later that year.
Temple Escape 2008 (7623)
This Lego Indiana Jones set was one of the biggest released and featured the famous boulder scene from the opening of Raiders.
The set measured approx 53cm and included several booby traps from the movie as well as a Indiana Jones mini-figure and also René Belloq and Satipo.
Later, Lego Indiana Jones sets also included Pilot Jock and his seaplane, which were considered important parts to the set. Jock's airplane has the registration number "OBI-CPO", which could be referring to Obi-Wan Kenobi and C-3PO, since Harrison Ford is the actor for both Indiana Jones and Han Solo.
The Lost Tomb 2008 (7621)
This set was also based on ROTLA but was a much smaller set featuring a snake filled tomb that Indy has to escape from.
It also contains the hieroglyph depicting C-3PO and R2-D2 from Star Wars, which was a reference inserted into the Movie by George Lucas. In the movie scenes the hieroglyphics are on the Well of Souls walls.
Race for the Stolen Treasure 2008 (7622)
This was the third set from the ROTLA movie and features the chase scene when Indiana Jones is chasing the German truck on horseback.
Light on the Flying Wing 2008 (7683)
This Lego Indiana Jones set is features the scene when Marion and Indy board the experimental Flying Wing aircraft to keep it from taking off. While Marion tackles the pilot, Indy fights the mighty mechanic…
Ambush In Cairo 2009 (7195)
This Lego Indiana Jones set was based on the scene when Indiana Jones and Marion are ambushed by a swordsman and a club-wielding warrior in an Egyptian bazaar and have to fight their way out to escape.
Shanghai Chase 2009 (7682)
This scene is taken from the second movie and features the scene when Indiana Jones, Willie Scott and Short Round speed away from the scene in Indy’s car through the streets of Shaghai.
At Toyfair the boxart showed Short Round with Mutt Williams' head and Jock's torso, Willie Scott with Marion Ravenwood's head and a Royal Guard torso and the Shanghai gangsters with the heads of Bruce Wayne and Doc Ock.
The Temple of Doom 2009 (7199)
This Lego Indiana Jones recreates the famous wild mine cart chase in the underground Temple!
At Toyfair the box art showed Short Round with Bruce Wayne's 2006 head and a City torso, Willie Scott with Marion Ravenwood's head and torso and Mola Ram and the thugees with Skeleton Warrior heads and City torsos.
Motorcycle Chase 2008 (7620)
In this scene from The Last Crusade with Sean Connery playing Indy’s father they have found the treasure map that leads to the Holy Grail. But a guard is hot on their trail and the motorcycle chase is on!
Venice Canal Chase 2009 (7197)
This Lego Indiana Jones set recreates the scene when Indy and Elsa are chased by a secret order of guardians sworn to prevent the Grail from being discovered as they escape through the canals of Venice!
On the prototype box art, Indy has an Imperial Officer torso, Elsa has Marion Ravenwood's torso and Princess Leia's head and the Knight of The Cruciform Sword and Kazim both have Galen Marek's head.
Fighter Plane Attack 2009 (7198)
In this scene Indy and his father are escaping from a zeppelin in a stolen biplane, they are pursued through the air by an enemy fighter plane.
Professor Jones accidentally shoots off their own tailfin and causes a crash landing, but some clever maneuvers help them knock off both of the fighter plane’s wings!
Chauchilla Cemetery Battle 2009 (7196)
This Lego Indiana Jones set features the scene from the last movie when Indy and Mutt are at the ancient and forbidden Chauchilla Cemetery where they have to fight off the graveyard’s skull-faced guardians, find the secret passage in the tomb, and discover the Conquistador’s skeleton and the mysterious Crystal Skull.
Jungle Duel 2008 (7624)
In this box set Indiana Jones and Mutt face off against the sword-wielding Irina Spalko, the leader of the Russians, who has been pursuing them.
River Chase 2008 (7625)
This set recreates the daring chase when Indiana Jones and his team attempt a river escape in an amphibious vehicle built to travel on both water and land but the soldiers are in hot pursuit.
Jungle Cutter 2008 (7626)
Indiana Jones is trapped in a makeshift hideout while the mighty Jungle Cutter comes crashing through the trees, chopping down everything in its path with its giant spinning blades.
Temple of the Crystal Skull 2008 (7627)
In this Lego Indiana Jones set from the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indy gets past Irina Spalko, and then survive the temple’s collapsing stairs, firing spears, hostile warriors, and many other tricks and traps.
Peril in Peru 2008 (7628) Toys R Us Exclusive
Indiana Jones and Mutt have been captured by Irina Spalko and her henchmen and are tTaken to a secret South American airport where they must use their wits to escape.
20004 Jungle Cruiser BrickMaster Exclusive 2008
This Lego Indiana Jones small box set consisted of a small green jeep and an Indiana Jones minifigure with a whip. It was a BrickMaster exclusive set for the September/October 2008 magazine.
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