Thuggee was an absurdity that worshipped Kali with human sacrifices.
~ Captain Blumburtt about the Thuggee

The Thuggee are an evil cult that served as the primary antagonistic faction of the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

History

A twisted and evil group the Thugee worshipped the goddess Kali with human sacrifice and terrorist acts. Soldiers of the British Empire wiped out the Thuggee in the 19th century.

The British Empire were assumed to have wiped out the Thuggee cult. However the Thugee survived the British attacks and continued in secret, based out of caves underneath Pankot Palace. In the 1930s they were led by Mola Ram, and the group had come to possess two of the five Sankara Stones. The group stole a third stone from a nearby village and kidnapped the village children to mine for the remaining two stones so that with the five stones they could summon Kali and take over the world.

The group was defeated due to the timely intervention of Indiana Jones, who set the children free and destroyed the mine. Summoning the power of Shiva, Jones defeated Mola Ram when the stones burned his hand. Two of the stones fell into the river below them, while Jones caught the third stone. Mola Ram fell into the river, devoured by hungry crocodiles.

The remaining Thugee tried to kill Dr. Jones, however a detachment of British soldiers arrived to assist Dr. Jones. Many of the Thugee were killed and the remaining cult members were arrested by the British.

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Nazi Party
Adolf Hitler | Major Arnold Ernst Toht | Herman Dietrich | Gobler | German Mechanic | Otto | Elsa Schneider | Ernst Vogel | Hans Ubermann | Klaus Kerner

Thuggee
Mola Ram | Chief Guard | Chattar Lal

Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin | Irina Spalko | Antonin Dovchenko

Other
René Belloq | Satipo | Barranca | Lao Che | Chen | Kao Kan | Walter Donovan | Panama Hat | Garth | Zyke | Claude Belloq | Ben Ali Ayoob | Mara

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Movies
Duel: Truck Driver
Jaws: Great White Shark
Raiders of the Lost Ark: René Belloq | Nazi Party (Major Arnold Ernst Toht, Herman Dietrich, Gobler, German Mechanic & Otto) | Satipo | Barranca
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Keys
Poltergeist: Reverend Henry Kane | Poltergeists (Tree & Clown Doll)
Twilight Zone: The Movie: Gremlin
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: Mola Ram | Thuggee (Chief Guard & Chattar Lal) | Lao Che
The Goonies: Mama Fratelli | Jake and Francis
The Color Purple: Albert
An American Tail: Warren T. Rat | Mott Street Maulers (Digit) | Moe
Empire of the Sun: Emperor Hirohito | Sergeant Nagata
The Land Before Time: Sharptooth
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: Judge Doom | Toon Patrol (Smartass, Greasy, Psycho, Wheezy & Stupid)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Walter Donovan | Nazi Party (Elsa Schneider, Ernst Vogel & Adolf Hitler (Indiana Jones)) | Panama Hat | Garth
Hook: James Hook | Mr. Smee
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West: Cat R. Waul | Cactus Cat Gang (T.R. Chula, One Eye & Sweet William)
Schindler's List: Amon Goeth | Adolf Hitler (Schindler's List)
Jurassic Park: John Hammond | Dennis Nedry | Ed Regis | Lewis Dodgson
The Lost World: Jurassic Park: Peter Ludlow | Dieter Stark
Saving Private Ryan: Steamboat Willie
The Mask of Zorro: Don Rafael Montero | Harrison Love
Minority Report: Lamar Burgess
War of the Worlds: Martians
The Legend of Zorro: Count Armand | Jacob McGivens
Memoirs of a Geisha: Hatsumomo
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Irina Spalko | Antonin Dovchenko
Super 8: Colonel Nelec | Cooper
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn: Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine | Allan | Tom | Pedro | Falcon | Aristides Silk | Red Rackham
The BFG: Fleshlumpeater | Giants (Bloodbottler & Bonecruncher)
Ready Player One: Nolan Sorrento | Innovative Online Industries (I-R0k, F’Nale Zandor & Sixers)

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