Harrison Ford is an American actor who is over 70 years old now. His most famous works include Han Solo in the ‘Star Wars’ trilogy and the role of Indiana Jones in the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’. His career has been flooded with great characters and great roles. He has won many awards. But when we talk about Indiana Jones, no one can do it like he did. But some of the actors can do justice to the role.
1. Joaquin Phoenix
An unbelievable actor was lost when Joaquin Phoenix died. He left the world shattered with his death news. People were sure that he is the only actor who can be considered as the permanent member of the Indy Franchise. He has proved his acting abilities by portraying even historical characters including Jonny Cash and Commodus. His most famous critically claimed film was The Master. He should be the first choice if you want to replace the character of Indiana Jones.
2. Daniel Craig
Who can forget the famous Mr. James Bond? If the actor can make the character of James Bond alive in the minds of the people for so long, then he can definitely bring life to the character of Indiana Jones. Even the original Indiana Jones, that is Mr. Harrison Ford, praised Daniel Craig for his acting skill and talent. ‘Cowboys’ and ‘Alliens’ are the movies in which both the stars played important roles and worked with each other. Craig was looking lavishing in the Indy throwback outfit. The viewers will definitely love watching him as Indiana Jones.
3. Sean Patrick Flannery
He is the man who knows how to play the part of Indiana Jones with perfection as he has already done it in the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. SO why not take a man who has experience about the character. Also, on the top of it, his personality is very much similar to the character. In his movie career, he has made many bold choices and is capable of playing all sorts of roles. He is admired a lot by the audience and everyone would love to watch him replacing Harrison Ford.
4. Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin is one of the finest actors of his generation. He is very handsome and charming. He will suit the role better than anyone else. He can play all sorts of roles, be it a younger guy or an old man. He got very appreciated for his role of ‘Young K’ in the famous ‘Men In Black III’. Another movie in which he proved his acting skills is ‘Oliver Stone’s’ where he essayed the role of Mr. George W. Bush. Thus the actor is very talented and versatile and is rare to be found.
5. Jason Sudeikis
Jason Sudeikis is an American actor and one of the biggest stars of the decade. He acted in ‘Saturday Night Live’ and also in ’30 Rock’, ‘Eastbound & Down’, ‘The Cleveland Show’ and other shows as well. Few of his films are ‘Horrible Bosses’, ‘We’re The Millers’ and ‘Hall Pass’. He can perfectly play a comic role as well as an action sequence exactly as it should be. His acting skills are preached all over the world. He will do complete justice to the role of Indiana Jones.
6. Matt Damon
Matt Damon is an American actor, producer and screen writer. he successfully acted in a drama film ‘The good will hunting’. ‘Saving private ryan’, ‘the Ocean’s trilogy’ and ‘the Bourne series’ are among the list of his commercially successful movies. He is always appreciated for his performances. On the Hollywood Walk of Frame he earned a star and was also mentioned as the Sexiest Man Alive in the People magazine in 2007. He is very social and does a number of charitable work including Water.org, ONE Campaign and H2O Africa Foundation.
7. Noah Wyle:
Noah Wyle acted in the series named ‘Falling Skies’. He is also most famous for the ‘Librarian’; TV movies. Those were a lot of fun to watch with a bowl full of popcorn. In the Hollywood, he is known for the perfect portrayal of his roles with extreme intelligence levels. This is the most important quality for the role of Indiana Jones. Audience would love to watch their one of the favorite actors as one of their favorite character.
8. Joseph Gordon Levitt
Gordon Levitt has impressed the world with exceptionally great performances in The Dark Knight and Looper. Such movies and such roles have a strong impression on the audience and that makes him a trusted actor in the industry. He is also very intelligent and possesses the improvisational vulnerability that is required to play the part of Dr. Henry Indiana Jones Jr.
9. Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell is the actor who was a part of Galaxy Quest as a hapless Guy; in ‘The Green Mile’ he played the role of Wild Bill. He is a very good actor. This is said so because people had a tough time believing that both the above mentioned roles were played by the same person. He is well suited for the role of Indiana Jones.
10. Chris O’Donnell
Chris played the role of Robin in the Batman movies which are very famous among the audiences of Hollywood. Other famous movies in which Chris played an important character were: NCIS: Los Angeles, Scent of a Woman, and The Three Musketeers. O’Donnell can do well in action sequences and all of his performances are liked by all. He is pleasant, intelligent and has a good sense of humor. This makes him eligible for the role of Indiana Jones replacing Harrison.