5 Indiana Jones Facts That Legit Belong in a Museum

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Settle down and listen up, or I’ll have to be all aggressive and use my whip to get what I want. Now, please read these facts so I don’t look ridiculous tryna be cool like Harrison Ford.

#5. The filmmakers loved their dogs, which led to true love for one of them.

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Indiana Jones was named after an Alaskan Malamute owned by George Lucas.  Bonus fact: The dog also inspired Lucas to give Han Solo a sidekick who was “like a big, furry dog.” (Chewbacca)

Get to the love part, already? OK then:  Willie Scott, the lounge singer in Temple of Doom, was named after Steven Spielberg’s dog, and that character was played by Kate Capshaw, who ended up marrying Spielberg in 1991.