'Tomb Raider' (2001) Indy replacement: Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) The rip-off: Arguably the most famous of the Indiana Jones knock-offs, Lara Croft began life as a video game icon before making the leap to the big screen. The game (and film) locations were pure Indiana Jones -- lost temples and caves located in jungles and mountaintops -- but what helped make Lara Croft unique and beloved in her own right were her acrobatic skills (fun to control in a game) and her, ahem, womanly physique -- which was very popular with male gamers and moviegoers. As an archaeologist, Croft was also one of the few Jones rip-offs to share his actual profession.
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