Barranca is a minor antagonist in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark. He was a greedy guide who, along with Satipo, helped out Indiana Jones to get the Chachapoyan Fertility Idol at the Temple of the Chachapoyan Warriors.

He was portrayed by Vic Tablian.


In 1936, Barranca accompanies Indiana Jones and Satipo to the Temple of the Chachapoyan Warriors, in Peru. He and Satipo find out that the Hovitos are following them upon discover a fresh poisoned dart in the forest.

As Indiana Jones examines the map to the temple. Barranca attempts to kill him by shooting at him with a gun. But as he draws his revolver, Indy senses it and uses his whip to disarm him. As Indy gives him a threatening glare, Barranca runs away.

Unfortunately for him, he runs into the Hovitos, who kill him with poison darts.

In other media

  • He appears in Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures, but he is scared away by bats.


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Adolf Hitler | René Belloq | Arnold Ernst Toht | Herman Dietrich | German Mechanic | Walter Donovan | Elsa Schneider | Ernst Vogel | Hans Ubermann | Klaus Kerner

Mola Ram | Chief Guard | Chattar Lal

Irina Spalko | Antonin Dovchenko

Satipo | Barranca | Lao Che | Panama Hat | Garth | Zyke | Claude Belloq | Ben Ali Ayoob

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