Top 10 Most Defining Star Wars Moments

This isn’t a best Star Wars moments list. It’s a list of moments from the series that really define and sum up what Star Wars is, always has been, and what it stands for.

The Top Ten

1 Binary Sunset (A New Hope)
2 I Am a Jedi (Return of the Jedi)
3 Vader’s Funeral (Return of the Jedi)
4 Birth of Vader (Revenge of the Sith)
5 Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon Jinn vs. Darth Maul (The Phantom Menace)
6 Yoda Lifts the X-Wing (The Empire Strikes Back)
7 First Death Star’s Explosion (A New Hope)
8 Obi-Wan’s Sacrifice (A New Hope)
9 I Am Your Father (The Empire Strikes Back)
10 Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Anakin’s Force Ghosts Appear (Return of the Jedi)

The Contenders

11 Boba Fett's Death (Return of the Jedi)
12 Anakin Falls In Lava (Revenge Of The Sith)
13 Han Solo's Death (The Force Awakens)
14 Luke Skywalker's Death (The Last Jedi)
15 Second Death Star's Explosion (Return Of The Jedi)
16 The Implosion of the Starkiller Base (The Force Awakens)
17 The Destruction of Alderaan (A New Hope)
18 Order 66 (Revenge Of The Sith)
19 The Destruction Of Hosnian Prime (The Force Awakens)
20 The Death Star Over Jedah (Rogue One)
21 Throne Room (A New Hope)
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