The 79-year-old actor starred in Sicily when he ran into the impersonators before standing among them for photos wearing Indiana’s famous brown leather jacket, hat and shirt.
Four of the fans were dressed up as the legendary explorer, while one appeared as Indiana’s father, played by the late Scottish actor Sean Connery in Indy’s third film, The Last Crusade.
Ford recently returned to the film set after injure your shoulder rehearsing a fight scene at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire in June.
This isn’t the first time he’s been seen enjoying breaks from filming with fans – he brazenly told an eight year old boy he was the stuntman when he was seen coming out of a tunnel in the village of Grosmont in North Yorkshire while filming in early summer.
The film’s schedule also included other locations across the UK, most notably at Hatton Garden in London, before reaching its current position on the southern Italian island.
But while some localization work continued, Ford’s injury – which required surgery – resulted in a delay of around three months while the American star recovered.
His return to filming delighted fans who tried to catch a glimpse of Ford in his Indiana Jones held during the film’s rolling program.
It wasn’t clear what was said between Ford and the fans as he posed for the photos in Sicily, but the lookalikes were praised by followers on Twitter for capturing such a momentous moment with the legendary actor. .
Ford first played the role of Indy in Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, then again in The Temple of Doom in 1984, and then in The Last Crusade in 1989.
He returned to the franchise as an explorer in 2008 for The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
The plot of Indiana’s fifth film, which also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Mads Mikkelsen, is being closely watched by producers with a release date initially slated for summer 2022.