Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a story co-written by executive producer George Lucas. It's been nineteen years since we shared Indiana Jones' Last Crusade, now, he's been thrust back into yet another adventure. Set in 1957, this fourth film in the Indiana Jones film series pits an older and wiser Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) against agents of the Soviet UnionÃ?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã¢â?¬ï¿½led by Spalko (Cate Blanchett)Ã?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã¢â?¬ï¿½for the crystal skull. Indy is assisted by his former lover Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) as well as the greaser Mutt (Shia LaBeouf) and fellow archaeologist Mac (Ray Winstone). John Hurt and Jim Broadbent also play fellow academics.