13 Movies Of The Star Wars Film Series For A Sci-fi Experience

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Sanjeyan N

12 months ago|7 min read


Star Wars is a science fiction movie directed by George Lucas. These films made science fiction more popular. 

Science fiction is mainly famous among adults due to the use of advanced technology. The creativity made this a must-watch genre. 

Star war film series has changed the Hollywood movie industry. It changed the mind of people about Hollywood movies. 

The star wars film series indicate that Hollywood movies not only specialized in theme but also specialized in creativity and science fiction. Star Wars film series received many awards and also got nominated in various categories. 

Star Wars animated movie is the first animation movie telecasted on Cartoon Network. 

Here, in this article, we are going to see more information about the star wars film series.

1. Star Wars- A New Hope - Episode IV (1977)

Star Wars- A New Hope - Episode IV (1977)

It is a space-based film released in 1977. It was written and directed by George Lucas, and was produced by Gary Kurtz. 

John Williams was the music director of this film. It is the first film in the star war film series. 

It was one of the successful films of all time. This film was voted as a second popular film in 2008 by Americans. 

At 35th Golden Globe awards it was nominated for the Best motion picture. Star wars-A New Hope Episode has an IMDB rating of 8.8/10.

2. The Empire Strikes Back - Episode V (1980)

It is also known as Star Wars: Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back. It is an American space film. Irwin Kershner was the director of this film and was produced by Gary Kurtz. 

This film was premiered at Kennedy center Washington. It was the highest-grossing film in 1980 and thirteenth in North America. 

It won the Best sound Award in 53rd Academy Award. John William got British Academy Film Award for his song. It is the second film in the star wars trilogy.

3. Return of the Jedi - Episode VI (1983)

It was directed by Richard Marquand and produced by Howard Kazanjian. The film was released in 1983. Mark Hamil, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, and David Prowse were starred in this film. 

It was the third film in the original star wars trilogy. This film grossed $309.3 million in Canada and $166 million worldwide. 

It got the 56th Academy Awards for the visual effects and Best Dramatic Presentation in 1984.

4. The Phantom Menace - Episode I (1999)

The Phantom Menace - Episode I (1999)

It was directed by George Lucas. It was the first film in the star wars prequel trilogy. 

The Phantom Menace- Episode I is the highest-grossing film in 1999 and second in North America. It was produced by Rick McCallum and the music was composed by John Williams. 

It was converted into 3D and re-released in 2012. It was the first film to be released on DVD in the star Wars series. The soundtrack was published by Sony classical records. 

The production company spent US$20 million on the advertisement.

5. Attack of the clones - Episode II (2002)

It is the second film in the Star Wars prequel trilogy and was released in 2002. David Tattersall was the cinematographer of Attack of clones. It was the fifth-star war film and the second in the skywalker saga. 

It was the fourth highest-grossing film in the world. This film was premiered at the Tribeca film festival. It was released on DVD in 2002. 

It won best visual effects in Academy Awards on March 23, 2003, and Best Matte Painting in a Motion Picture in Visual Effects Society.

6. Revenge of the Sith – Episode III (2005)

It was the last film in the prequel trilogy and was directed by George Lucas. It was filmed at Cannes Flim Festival and the second-highest box office film in 2005. 

Revenge of the Sith broke many records during the first week of release. It earned $868 million around the world. 

Revenge of the Sith was the third film in the skywalker saga. Most of the shooting was done in Australia and also in Thailand, Italy, and the UK.

7. The Force Awakens - Episode VII (2015)

The Force Awakens - Episode VII (2015)

It was released in 2015. Anthony Daniel, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Peter Mayhew, Daisy Ridley are the starring cast in this film. Dan Mendel was the cinematographer of this film. This film got positive critics for acting, screenplay, and direction. 

This film became the most widely released film in the united states and Canada over 4,130 theatres which also include 3D. Walt Disney Studios released this in Home media in 2016. 

Overall 8 million DVD copies were sold and grossed 191 million. It was the first film in the star wars sequel trilogy and the seventh film in the Star Wars film series.

8. The last Jedi - Episode VIII (2017)

It is the eighth film in the star war film series released in 2017. It was directed by Rian Johnson. Kathleen Kennedy, Ram Bergman were the producers of this film. 

Steve Yedlin was the cinematographer of the Last Jedi. Walt Disney Studios and Motion Pictures are the distributors of this film. It earned $1.3 billion and become a highly grossed film in 2017. 

It has become a highly earned film in the box office in the world till now. Mark Hamill and Luke skywalker are the important Jedi master in this film. It was the second film in the sequel trilogy.

9. The Rise of Skywalker - Episode IX (2019)

The Rise of Skywalker - Episode IX (2019)

It was the third film in the star wars sequel trilogy. It was released in 2019 directed by J.J Abrams. It was produced by Lucas Films and Bad Robot Productions. Stefan Grube and Maryann Brandon were the editors of the rise of skywalker. 

Music was composed by John Williams. It was released worldwide and box office of $1.074 billion. It was the seventh highly earned in 2019. 

It was nominated for Best visual effects, music, and sound in the 73rd British Academy Film Awards. 

The Rise of Skywalker was released on Disney plus home media on May 4.

10. Star Wars – The Clone Wars (2008)

Star Wars – The Clone Wars (2008)

It is an Animated Film directed by Dave Filoni. Kevin Kiner was a music composer. It is composed of seven seasons and 133 episodes. 

Cary silver produced the first six seasons and the seventh season was produced by Caroline kernel. Each episode has 19-26 minutes running time. Warner Bros distributed the first five seasons. 

The sixth and seventh seasons were distributed by Disney. The clone wars become a highly rated Star wars film series on Cartoon Network. Video games were made with characters of the clone wars series. 

It was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards and Annie Awards.

11. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is an American space film produced by Lucas films. Donnie Yen, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Felicity Jones, Riz Ahamad are the important characters played in this film. Grieg Fraser was the cinematographer. 

Michael Giacchino was the music composer for this film. This film was released on DVD, Blu-ray, and 3D by Walt Disney Studios. 

Rogue One becomes the first 4K released by Disney. It was the second film in the split-off star wars film series. This film receives positive reviews for Ethics in Engineering. 

This film won awards for Best Director in Empire Awards in 2017.

12. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

It was directed by Ron Howard released in 2018. It was distributed by Walt Disney Studios. Bradford Young was the cinematographer. 

Kathleen Kennedy, Alison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel were the producers of this film. Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Alden Ehrenreich, Thandiwe Newton, and Joonas Suotamo were starred in this film. 

John Powell and John Williams were music composers. It has 135 minutes of running time. It got nominated at 91st Academy Awards for Best visual effects. It grossed $ 393.2 million and is considered a Box Office Bomb. 

Solo was the most expensive film ever made in the Star War Film Series.

13. Rogue Squadron (2023)

Rogue Squadron (2023)

It is going to be released in 2023. It is an Action-Adventure science fiction movie. USA, California is the filming locations. It is produced by Lucas films and Walt Disney Pictures. 

This film is also known as the untitled star wars Film.

So, I think this information will help you to get some knowledge about the Star Wars film series. These movies are well known for being the highest-grossed films in the world and also received many awards. 

Some people got addicted to Hollywood movies because of watching this type of science fiction series. Which one of these Star Wars Movies is your favorite? Comment down and let us know.

You can also share this information with your friends who are fond of the star wars film series and the ones who are crazy about watching science fiction movies.

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