Greatest Star Wars Movies


The Top Ten

1 Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

The prequels are pretty bad to many, but good in other parts, have you seen the planets in the creativity put in them, the planets in them are unlike anything anyone has ever seen, Coruscant, an globally urban planet with miles tall buildings, weird creatures and floating vehicles, Kamino, an aquatic world with no land, but still a terrestrial planet, Geonosis, not much creativity, but it's a rocky planet with rings and a lot of moons, Utapau, a green planet with so many giant sinkholes, so many large moons, and so many weird looking creatures, and Kashyyyk, the least creative, but still interesting planet, the wookie creatures were very inspiring, including Chewbacca.

Planets during the Order 66 attack include Mygeeto, an unusually weird planet, Felucia, an exotically lush world with weird looking plants, Cato Nemoidia, a planet with cities on giant bridges, Sameucline, a planet with giant bulb shaped plants and Mustafar, a hell world of lava, which Darth Vader burned on and ...more

The creme de la creme of Star Wars. No contest. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

Luke I am your father.

RotS comes close, but this one is the best! Any clown that would compare any of the sequels to ESB is clueless and not a true fan.

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2 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

The ratings of this list is exactly how I rated the movies. There all entertaining, personally though this is the most intense one of the entire Saga, The Acting of Hayden, Ian and Ewan are great, Sad all around, especially the epic battle, The most emotional score from John Williams in the Star Wars universe, astounding make up, Brilliant choreography, and the tying notch that really wines together well in a galaxy far far away. - Drewstar

Not only was this the most experienced film George Lucas created... and the best of all the prequel movies. it is the most important of all Star Wars films full stop, as it had the biggest responsibility to connect all saga together and it sure delivered. The universe, lore expansion, music, timeless quotes, action and unparalleled Saber fights to this date. And the Actors quality really was at its peak in this film. This movie will go down in history as one of if not the Greatest Star Wars movie of all time. This was the climax, ending and beginning. The death of the Jedi, the birth of Darth Vader/sidious, the death of the parents and the birth of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. Revenge of the Sith is the Timeless Masterpiece.

I really like how this movie ends. It isn't your traditional movie where the heroes always win. This movie gives you a dark, different ending, and leaves you wondering what will happen next. Totally the best Star Wars movie

Even though I love all Star Wars movies in a different way, this one has to do it for me. From the nonstop action to the raw emotion this movie brings it just can't be beat. In this movie you could see & feel Anakin's struggles as he comes closer & closer to becoming Darth Vader. I don't know about everyone else but I didn't seem to have a huge problem with the acting in this movie. The amount of greatness & emotion it brings overshadows it anyways. This movie starts with Anakin & Obi-Wan being best friends to them being mortal enemies at the end, & I feel it did a perfect job of filling in everything in between. For me, this movie should be number one because even though Empire Strikes Back is great, I just feel it gets boring & repetitive at times. I also feel that Obi-Wan's words to the burning, fallen Anakin were way more emotional than "I am your father". Overall, this movie to me was perfection & set up A New Hope perfectly.

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3 Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Star Wars is the greatest Saga of all time and most popular, and this is the greatest of all star wars movies! How can you forget the final and opening scene. The most anticipated unmasking of Darth Vader. Who finally turned good. I like how they edited it, when the new ones came out. Before they had another man to be Anakin's soul at the end. But they edited it to make Hayden Christensen, that was so good. The mastermind of George Lucas is amazing, I think he became the richest man in hollywood or something after this, 20th century thought George Lucas was crazy when he wanted to make the Star Wars franchise, now it is one of the most loved of all.

I absolutely love this one because it has such a solid, perfect, happy, magical ending. I don't think that you get that in any other Star Wars movie, especially Episode 3, 7, and 8. I really, really, really want episode 9 to be that solid and beautiful. Bring me back my beautiful Star Wars when it wasn't about flashy action scenes but about the STORY. The one problem I have with this one is the beginning at Jabba's Palace when it's all gross, but there are EWOKS in the end and ewoks make things better.

Best one. Should be #1!

Empire was best, but return is still undoubtedly my favorite. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

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4 Star Wars

This was way better than the revenge of the sith and the return of the Jedi.

Star wars was one of the first films to use proto cgi (the lasers) and even then 99% of its practical and it holds up even today

Honestly, I love every Star Wars movie, but this one was the first I saw and started my love for his amazing franchise!

Boring and outdated cutscenes, poorly acted (Han Solo excepted), characters are "meh," plot is a simple thriller about sneaking into an enemy base, sneaking out, and blowing up the base. I feel like I am going hard on this, however keep in mind I'm comparing this movie to the rest of Star Wars. If I was comparing it to a completely random movie this is actually really good. The best part was easily the lore, having sorcerers with glowing swords battling each other in a galaxy. However, the rest of the saga also has that (to a greater degree) so it is nothing special. - owlro188

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5 Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens

"The Force Awakens" has a single major flaw. Which is that it resembles "Star Wars" too much. But not only the first movie, but the Original Trilogy in general. Yet, it doesn't distract from the amazing movie (Unless you only went inside to simply bitch about it).

It has emotion put into it. You feel it everywhere. This movie was made by fans that love this franchise, and those who made it, understood what the Prequels lacked and tried to get you back into the old days. This movie simply played it safe, to get the fans back on track again (That's what I believe).

Now, the hard work that was put in, truly paid out. The acting was phenomenal from all sides (With exception of the Phasma character, yet, she didn't have much screen time anyway), the score was brilliant, though it was so far out in the background most of the times. The practical effects are lovely! You can't help, but love them! If you are have been a fan since childhood, then this movie ...more

It was just riding off the hype wave. It was good in the theaters because we were all excited to see Star Wars again, not because of the quality of the film. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

This is supposed to be not only the greatest Star Wars movie of all time, but the greatest movie, IN GENERAL, of all time, /it will change motion picture history and humanity FOREVER, and since the actors and directors saw it, they actually cried with joy, joy doesn't even do justice, it should even surpass Titanic as the most emotional movie of all time, as if that movie was extremely emotional, which proves that when it comes out, all humanity will cry, laugh, scream, and talk about it forever, it will be like Jesus's return, but in movie form, it is expected to be the GODFATHER of ALL MOVIES! Many people want good movies with plots, storylines, adventures, action, character development, drama, battles, and emotions, This is what we will all get all at once when we see this movie, even Darth Vader's most famous line, I am your Father, won't even be anywhere near as indescribable as this movie, there will never EVER, not even in INFINITY, be a SINGLE WORD to describe this MOVIE! IT ...more

You're right about the people reacting to this movie, but the movie itself wasn't good, too unoriginal and had a bland score. - nelsonerica

This movie sucked in my opinion. It didn't feel anything like Star Wars. The film is overrated as hell and is the worst film in the franchise. It was more like a feminist film thus attracted the critics. It was a lame rehash of New Hope. The prequels at least tried to be different. Seriously, Jar Jar Abrams is just a Michael Bay wannabe.

I actually really loved this movie, but I do respect your opinion. While I did love Rey as a character I wish they didn't use her to push a feminist agenda into the movie. - Gabriola

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6 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Eh, it wasn't even necessary. They should have just started at episode 2, we don't need to know when Anakin was a kid, cause that doesn't make sense. Oh, and you should watch it in the machete order which as 4 5 2 3 6 7 8

Sorry this movie is better that the Force awakening and Attack of the Clones - germshep24

Lol honestly I bet if the prequels came out first then the originals everyone would love the prequels and hate on the originals

So true. The only really adequate reason people hat the prequels are because they aren't exactly like the originals. Very observant! In fact they aren't exactly like the originals because they are much better in practically every way (plot, characters, acting, scenery, action, emotion, et cetera). - owlro188

This film may be down at the bottom on most Star Wars movie lists, but you gotta admit it had some pretty amazing stuff. Originality, unlike some other films, *cough* Force Awakens *cough*. Darth Maul, new planets, characters, Duel Of The Fates & more. This film is nowhere near bad for me.

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7 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Not as bad as I - CannabisCat420

So underrated, has some amazing action scenes, and is one of the most important films in the saga. Everything that happens after this happens because of the events in this movie. Sure there are some cheesy "emotional" scenes and the acting is sub-par but... the acting is of low quality in the ENTIRE SERIES! The Originals vs Prequels debate will go on forever. The points people make against the prequels are usually valid in the originals as well but nostalgia clouds their vision. All 6 movies are great and 2 is the underdog and the best of them all. - evoxpisces

The funny thing is that it was actually the first time I ever watched a Star Wars film (it was on DVD but whatever) and it was the time when I was a little kid and it was reason that I've become a Star Wars fan. Even though today I still think that the prequels are disappointing except Episode 3 and I prefer the original but it doesn't mean I don't like Episode 2 even to this day. Sure it does in fact suffer from lousy dialogue and some cheesy romantic scenes but I feel that this movie is quite underrated and better that Phantom Menace cause it had better action sequences, the visual effects look more sharper and detailed than the cartoonish like CGI in Phantom Menace. it had some good moments and even though the romance in the movie is cheesy but there were some parts that made me like ''that's kinda sweet you know''. 7/10

This movie, despite its slightly bad acting here and there, has some really excellent moments like the duel with Dooku, Yoda, Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. In my opinion this isn’t my second favourite one

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8 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Awesome effects, great characters, original plot, what not to love?

Filled in numerous unanswered questions that we had about the gap between episodes 3 and 4. It is always interesting to learn about events that happened in between films (The Clone Wars Animated) and this is no exception. Amazing battle scenes, unpredictable and everything it needed to be.

Only three good scenes
Vaders Castle
Vader kicking ass
Princess Leia Hope... - anakincane

SPOILERS: I was surprised by how good this movie was! Despite its flaws, it has an incredibly sad and gripping story of a group of unlikely heroes whom gave their lives to obtain the Death Star plans. What a great movie!

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9 Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Should be higher, but I understand this list was made way before the movie came out - germshep24

Holy hell why are some of these comments like 3 years old? How old is this list jesus christ

Yeah, This movie is pure trash I hate it... I'm SO SORRY! This movie was incredible!

I CrIeD iN tHE cINmaS whEN pRiNCeSs LeiA fleW ThROuGH SpaCe aND whEn RoSE saiD wInnInG iS noT ABOut FiGhtInG itS abOuT sAvInG ThE PeoPle yOu loVe 11/10 - CannabisCat420

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10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars

This deserves to be higher than that crappy made Last Jedi!

This is the movie, not the show.

Star Wars Clone Wars reveals the utter triumph and potential of Star Wars. Let's admit it: the first two- Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones, sucked. The third was okay, but Anakin was a whiner. The fourth had Luke as whiny hero, and Obi-Wan lets himself get killed.
The fifth and sixth do almost defeat this one. They are the peak of George Lucas's career. The seventh, though it hasn't come out yet, also sounds good.
Star Wars Clone Wars has many memorable new characters, such as Ahsoka Tano, Cad Bane, Lux Bonterri, and Duchess Satine. The villains Darth Maul, Savage Opress, Palpatine, and Asajj Ventriss are amazing. Also, lesser known characters, such as Kit Fisto (a personal favorite) have their own episodes.
The clones, such as Captain Rex, are given character, and when they die, you feel sad.
This series also reveals the brilliance of Palpatine's plot, revealing each little step to becoming the Emperor. And in each season, Anakin gets darker. He is amazing- not a ...more

Darth Maul was already killed by Obi Wan in The Phantom Menace, and this show took place between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, it doesn't make any sense, but the other parts were excellent. - nelsonerica

But a shadow of past brilliance

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The Contenders

11 Star Wars Han Solo: A Star Wars Story

I did enjoy the film but according to the box office it was a "failure" which was a shame. I think that they should have waited longer before releasing the film

It's good - SimeOh

THE BEST non-original Star Wars movie. I just loved it. It filled me with nostalgia from when I was 6 (now I’m 14) and my dad dug his old Star Wars tapes out of the attic and I watched A New Hope for the first time. Definitely the first one which I can really see a good use of the new cgi. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

This movie SUCKED! It was SO hard to follow,the movie was boring,were they even trying? This movie was not needed. It SUCKED

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12 Ewoks - The Battle for Endor

Damn I love the Ewoks - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

Definitely the best thing to come from Star Wars. Wicket is my favourite character in all of Star Wars and learning new stuff about Ewoks is just great. Honestly hope we get more stuff like this, I would think a Gungan version of this would be definitively the greatest movie ever to be made. - Wil

When did this come out?!?!?! - Anonymousxcxc

Cute spin off

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13 Star Wars: Episode IX

How to fix episode IX
- Kill Rian Johnson and get some other guy to do the work
- Leave Finn, Rose, BB8, Benicio Del Toro, Phasma out of it
- Make Rey's parents an actual part of the movie
- Explain what everything is don't just make everything an old man in gold striped pyjamas ready to die
- No stupid new force tricks
- Listen to the fans - CannabisCat420

I come from the future. The Force Awakens becomes a big success and everyone likes it, ranking it just under The Empire Strikes back. Episode VIII is a huge flop, and everyone loses hope in IX.
But IX comes back strong, and becomes the best Star Wars movie of all time.
You heard it here first.

Dude, not everyone likes episode 7, you can't just assume that. And what happens in episode 9? - robertoiglesias271

Oohh can't wait - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

It's not out yet, so here are my predictions for what will happen:

1) Due to the creator's hatred for older installments, either Chewie or the Falcon will be destroyed.
2) Rose will play a smaller role.
3) General Hux and Kylo Ren will HATE each other.
4) Even Kylo gets a happy ending.
5) Either Finn or Poe will give a powerful speech.
6) The First Order will be taken down from within via spies. - Cyri

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14 Star Wars Holiday Special

It brought us the greatest character of all time, Lumpy.

My childhood growing up, I remembar when we used to gather around every xmas to watch this movie. don't really like the episodes I-VIII that much as they don't have that good of a story. Holday special on the other hand is phenomenal

Hell No! - Gehenna

This is not a film. This is awful however, this is even worse than Jar Jar, and that's saying something. - Therandom

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15 Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo behind all the Ewok movies and Pego movies? This is too good - CannabisCat420

16 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out

It was fine - iliekpiez

Best of the complete brick saga

17 Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion

You're joking right. This isn't even a movie. - Anonymousxcxc

It was a movie length episode of Star Wars Rebels.

I think rebels is cool I like the inquisitor brothers/sister - jangofettisthebest

Ding fries are done

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18 Caravan of Courage - An Ewok Adventure

I don't even know most of these only the new one, the other sequels, the Cartoon Network T.V. series, the originals, and the prequels. - Anonymousxcxc

Looks bad

19 Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales

Best movie in all of anime.

R2-D2 is much stronger than Goku

He's faster the the Flash

He can break the 4th wall like Deadpool

He can make Shadow Clone Jutsu, some how,

He has the rinnesharingan.

He can even go to Gear 4th like luffy, and Gomu Gomu No Shock

He can beat Superman in one punch like One Punch-D2 - Hdhs1

20 Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace

Best star wars film ever - moore770

Terrible spinoff of a movie that already is pretty bad.

You have got to be kidding me. - JustAnAccount

What is this? - robertoiglesias271

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