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Indiana Jones LEGO Toys

Danny is the father of a 5-year-old who loves video games and a very active 2-year-old who is always playing outside. He has made plenty of mistakes buying toys in the early years of parenthood, so hopes he can help others avoid the same fate.

Indiana Jones LEGO toys are based on the films by George Lucas, with Raiders of the Lost Ark being the first film which was released in 1981.

Four more films followed with Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in 1984, The Last Crusade in 1989, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles from 1992 – 1996 and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in  2008.  With the relatively recent DVD release of the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones LEGO toys are expected to be at the top of most children’s Christmas lists this year.

We have managed to test out and review all the main Indiana Jones LEGO toys on the market and have put together 6 of the hottest Indiana LEGO sets to buy this year:

Our Indiana Jones Toy Recommendations:

1. Indiana Jones LEGO river chase

LEGO Indiana Jones Venice Canal Chase (7197)

This Indiana Jones LEGO model comes with an amphibious vehicle and even a number of rare LEGO objects (crocodile, machine guns..etc) The Boat can take one minifig and is very durable as is the car that even has a spare tire on the back . This model set is made with grey, brown and green blocks which means it can easily be combined with other projects. The minifigs included are 2 Russian soldiers, Indiana Jones (with whip!) and even Marion.

Overall, this is a great Indiana Jones LEGO set and we expect it to be on of the hottest LEGO sets this Christmas

LEGO Indiana Jones Venice Canal Chase (7197)
  • Recreate the exciting adventure from the movie "The Last Crusade"
  • Features a collapsing bridge, breakable boat bottom, exploding motor, and secret manhole hiding place
  • Each boat measures 6.75 inches (17.1cm) long
  • Includes 4 minifigures (Indiana Jones, Dr. Elsa Schneider and 2 Grail Guardian figures)
  • 420 pieces

2. LEGO Indiana Jones The Temple of Doom (7199)

LEGO Indiana Jones The Temple of Doom (7199)

Now you can re-enact one of the coolest Indiana Jones scenes – the opening boulder scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark. The boulder works really well and this set even comes with dart traps, snake pits, swinging blades and even a collapsing wall.

I think this toy has a chance to become a “must have” Christmas toy. Our Boys (aged 5 + 6) play with this particular set endlessly with a little help from me 

LEGO Indiana Jones The Temple of Doom (7199)
  • Recreate the wild mine cart chase in the underground Temple
  • Features 2 rail carts, trapdoor in the temple, barrier and stone traps on the track, and a sword trap under the temple
  • Combined length of Temple and mine track is 37 inches (94cm) long
  • Includes 6 minifigures (Indiana Jones, Short Round, Willie, Mola Ram, 2 Temple guards)
  • 652 pieces

3. Indiana Jones LEGO Jungle Cutter

LEGO® Indiana Jones Jungle Cutter

This LEGO set comes with an actual moving cutter. Everything is made from LEGO pieces and the blades from the cutter actually revolve! This LEGO set comes with 4 minifigs and a motorcycle, 3 detailed trees and even a small temple. We enjoyed putting the cutter together and once it’s built it worked amazingly. I can imagine this toy will be another Indiana Jones toy hit this Christmas.

Overall, this is a great Indiana Jones LEGO set and we expect it to be on of the hottest LEGO sets this Christmas

LEGO® Indiana Jones Jungle Cutter
  • Includes Indiana Jones with Hat, Whip and Bag, Colonel Dovchenko and 2 Russian Guard Minifigures, plus Spiders and Break-apart Trees
  • Turn the Gear on the Hideout to Raise and Lower the Spider Web
  • Push the Jungle Cutter Forward to Spin the Blades and Push the Lever on the Back of the Jungle Cutter to Pop the Top Pieces Off
  • Jungle Cutter Measures 9" (23cm) Long, 4" (10cm) Wide and has 2½" (6cm) Wide Blades on the Front!
  • 511 Pieces

4. Indiana Jones LEGO Shanghai Chase

Lego #7622 Indiana Jones Race for the Stolen Treasure

Now you can re-enact the famous Shanghai chase with Shorty and Willie. The faces are really detailed, with Willie you can even change her face from happy or scared. Shorty is small enough to be put into the trunk so both can fit in the car. Indy comes with a dinner jacket which is exclusive to this set. Overall a great set that will provide hours of fun.

Lego #7622 Indiana Jones Race for the Stolen Treasure
  • Recommended for ages 7-14
  • Contains 272 pieces including 4 minifigures
  • Released in 2008 - Retired !

5. Indiana Jones LEGO Temple of the Crystal [7627]

Temple of 7627 of LEGO Indiana Jones Crystal Skull (japan import)

This is one amazing Indiana Jones LEGO set. This set is from the final adventure from Indiana Jones 4. The mini-figs included are, 2 Ooga Warriors, 1 Russian soldier, Indy, Mutt Williams, Irina Spalko and too many skeletons to count! This set even comes with working traps such as the exploding stairs and spinning skeletons.  This is another Indiana Jones toy that we think will be a major hit this Christmas.

6. Indiana Jones LEGO Flying Wing

GERMAN FLYING WING Indiana Jones 3 Inch Titanium Series RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Die-Cast Vehicle

This is a fine looking plane from Indiana Jones and is really easy to build. It includes 4 Mini-figs, a petrol tanker and even a secret compartment between the two cockpits.  My 7 year old son was able to assemble this kit without any assistance from me. We found it very sturdy to play with and have even dropped it a few times without anything breaking.

We highly recommended this toy for any Indiana Jones LEGO collector.

Why should you choose an Indiana Jones toy?

Indiana Jones 4 was released last year and DVD sales have been dramatic. The Indiana Jones LEGO set has been a favourite among children for the past few years due their interesting design and durability. LEGO is a great way of helping your child to use their imagination during play rather than just being sat like a zombie in front of video games. Indiana Jones toys were one of the top seller last Christmas and we expect this to improve this year.