Let’s refresh a little on what happened in each of the four films. Relax no spoilers included, well nothing that can ruin your movie experience if you haven’t already seen it.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981
So, this first film is set way back in 1936 and Indiana Jones is employed by the government to find the Ark of the Covenant. This is vital since it is a powerful artefact and is also being pursued by the Nazis who are obviously the enemies. This artefact supposedly makes any army invincible as long as they are carrying it. Jone’s ark nemesis in the movie is Rene Belloq. His friends or acquaintances in the movie happen to be Marion Ravenwood and Sallah. Part of the dickensor orlando movie set!
Indiana Jones & Temple of Doom, 1984
Now, this is actually set as a sequel to the first movie and it happens a year before in 1935. Turns out Jones needs the help of Willie Scott, an actress & singer, to escape from Chinese gangsters. They along with Short Round, a twelve year old, land up in India and get to a village where kids have been kidnapped. Mola Ram is the antagonist in the movie who uses the Sankara Stones trying to take the world over.
Indiana Jones & Last Crusade, 1989
The opening is set in 1912 with Indiana just 13 years old and trying to recover some ornamental cross from an individual that he finally finishes in 1938. So, in this movie Marcus Brody is Jones buddy and they are contracted by Walter Donovan, an American businessman to search and locate the Holy Grail. Together with Dr. Elsa Schneider, the trio follow the trail of Indiana Senior trying to find the Holy Grail and also Jones father in the process.
The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Fast forward to 1957, Jones has aged and 19 years later he is now living life as a quite teacher until he is thrusted head first into a search for the Crystal skull. He is led by a Soviet Union lady by the name of Irina Spalko through the jungles of Peru and the Amazon. Their journey is a long one and Jones gets to meet his son named Mutt Williams. He also reunites with a very old flame, Marion Ravenwood.