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

You think this movie's the best? Then wait until you see Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens, as everyone says, and believes, it will totally beat The Empire Strikes Back and all of the others in every way possible, and not only that, it will beat every other film, it will be number 1 in every review, and it will be mentioned by everyone, even pastors and preachers, as it will be the world's greatest movie of all time, and it will also beat Avatar to become the highest grossing movie of all time, yet it is also the most anticipated of all time, yet the most mentioned, and all of Disney's classic movies s well as all of the other movies will be shadowed and smashed by this monster that we call a movie, it will even eat every other movie up, and never get satisfied, you SHALL SEE THE FORCE AWAKENS if you think Empire and The Godfather are the best movies, IT will change everything forever.

This was great, but for really seriously epic, atmospheric, emotional and powerful Star Wars movies, there's Revenge Of The Sith, A New Hope and The Force Awakens, All 3 are more powerful in many terms, Serious fights, planets blowing up, and many creative places to explore, Hoth and Dagobah were kind of boring compared to planets like Coruscant, Geonosis, Utapau and Mustafar.

Even Bespin was unique, no one ever saw a city floating on a gas planet until this movie, which made Bespin a redeeming quality of creative planets.

Imagine if you were in those worlds, wouldn't they take your breath away? Plus, The Force Awakens hit everybody's lives, their reactions were something you cannot even put words into, The Jericho finale description perfectly fit with their reactions, they weren't being whiny brats who are obsessed with money, they really loved it, as well as the other two, but especially The Force Awakens, That movie had the most epic fights and violence, The Empire ...more - nelsonerica

I'm just gonna assume that not everyone has seen this movie because if everyone has the vote shpuld have been unanimous. This is the greatest film out of all Films: Star Wars, The Godfather, ALL OF THEM! While Star Wars A New Hope is a definite second, this is not only the greatest star wars film but the greatest film because it features the best Star Wars character, darth Vadar, in the prime of his character. I feel a New Hope kinda only demonstrated his power so we could be excited for an inevitable final fiht, but this showed just how evil he really is. Then, Luke loses. He didn't just get his hand cut off, and it wasn't the classic 'Heroes weapon flies out of his hand but he wins anyway' kinda thing. He lost! And the Darth Vadar says "No, I am your Father". Best twist ever. And it ends with us truly wanting more. I hope the upcoming Star Wars film will be as good as this one, but that would be one heck of a feet. Empire is the best movie ever made. - HeavyDonkeyKong

True though throughout all of the first movie it alludes to it the entire time and this is my favorite film also and Darth Vader is my favorite Star Wars character, but I do know that the allusion is quite clear. Vader is badass bro. - Anonymousxcxc

Kind of has it all. Ground battle on Hoth. Space chase featuring the falcon. Luke’s character development with yoga. Explanation of the Jedi. Vader is Luke’s father. Lando. Vader at his best. Han and Leia love each other. Sad ending leaves you anticipating the 3rd movie.

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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

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.

I grew up with the prequels it was my generation. I never really liked episode 1 and 2 there were alright I guess but I found them boring. But I went to see this one in the cinema and it was everything I wanted. There are so many battles in this and twists and deaths. It's got everything then darth Vader been (born) at the end. I think every Star Wars film has its downs but the only down really in this one is Natalie Portman I just don't like her as pad me she never fit the role. 7. Phantom menace. 6. Clone wars. 5. New hope. 4 empire. 3. Force awakens. 2. Jedi. 1. Sith

I have always thought this was the 2nd best, but it is nice to see many are appreciating ROTS as time goes on. - anakincane

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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.

Return of the Jedi is a great conclusion to probably the best and most memorable not to mention timeless and classic Star Wars Saga. IT is in the greatest movies of all time, it is higher than Revenge of the Sith, which is so overrated by the way. IT shouldve definitely won oscars. I can't believe who overshadowed this movie is.

Harrison Ford and Mark Hammil are great actors and they deserve credit for this movie, This is the one, THE UNMASKING OF VADER. One of the most unforgettable moments in Cinema.

This is one of the greatest. The most action is in this one as well, it packs a lot of it.

This movie is not only, in my opinion the best movie in Star Wars, but my favorite movie ever. It is heavily overshadowed by Empire. However, it used the best effects of the 3 originals, and, chances are, if you're thinking of a Star Wars quote in your head right now, chances are it's from Jedi. "It's a Trap! " "The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am." "Especially for... Sister! " "Let's see what this piece of junk can do." etc. No doubt the best, and most meaningful Star Wars movie of all time.

I just realized something funny about this movie:

Luke at the beginning: (threatening, you can tell he means business) Last chance Jabba, free us, or die.
Luke at the end: (while rolling around) Father, please! Help me!
Ok fine, he was being shocked by lightning.

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4 Star Wars

This was the beginning of the most popular series of all time! The movie was great overall, with great visual effects and a unique storyline, was a big hit in the 70's and still is to this very date!

One of the most amazing movies of all time. Far superior to Episode V. In Episode V, Luke got his hand cut off, but if that happened in real life, Luke would've passed out from shock and probably die. Also, the story moves along at a snails pace in Episode V. This is far more entertaining. I have to get Episode V credit, though, as it's special effects are better then this. - booklover1

Just the perfect Sci Fi. And without a doubt one of the best movies ever made. It should have won best picture oscar - roblist

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

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5 Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens 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

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

It has everything that made the Original trilogy so great.

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6 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

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.

The greatest action film of all time! This movie has amazing effects, and is good in bringing back the Star Wars world to life!

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

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7 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

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

If you ask me, this is the worst film in the Star Wars saga(which doesn't include jokes like the holiday special or the ewok movies). Hayden's hideous acting, the terrible romance between padme and anakin, the fact that we don't see any friendship between obi wan and anakin, and that anakin is whiny baby, all come together to make this a pretty lame film. I am very forgiving of Episode 1 but this is so lame, I can barely forgive it. Aside from some awesome visuals and action as well as brilliant acting on the part of Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman's parts, there is not too much going for this movie. - GrimmShady

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 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This is a great movie, up there with the best. I loved VII, but this has it beat because it's not too similar to the originals, it's not as predictable, and it's more mature and gritty. It shows the hardships and sacrifices of war, and that not everyone will make it out okay. Vader was used brilliantly, he wasn't used too much but his scenes were epic. Character development could've been better but I enjoyed each of them and was sad to see them die. K2, and Jyn were the saddest deaths in my opinion, but they were moving. It showed how willing they were to put everything on the line to fight against the Empire. Overall it was an amazing movie and will forever be one of my favorites in the Star Wars franchise.

This is a great entry into the Star Wars saga. It has an original Story line (cough cough force awakens new hope), Good Animation and some entertaining and fresh characters. Very Emotional and fits in with the timeline perfectly. The final battle was amazing with us finally seeing rebel ground troops in action on the big screen along with a stunning space battle. And we aren't overloaded with jedi

This movie is fantastic. The only problem it had was the lack of character development. Really though. It was far better than the Force awakens, so emotional and hard hitting, this is up there probably just below Empire Strikes back, and maybe above Return of the Jedi

Simply task.

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

It's coming in 2017, and it got delayed by 6.5 months, to December 17.

I'm awfully excited for this movie to come out but with you guys saying spoiler alerts your bad friends

Lol it is being made now in 2015.

I don’t know why everyone hates it. I loved it.

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10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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

Would have done better live action.

This is the movie, not the show.

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The Contenders

11 Star Wars Han Solo: A Star Wars Story

It's wicked that there's a Han Solo Movie! :0

Ron Howard is directing and A Beautiful mind & Apollo 13 are great.

Isn't here yet, but will most likely be AMAZING

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

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

Saw this when I was little. it's not bad. - Stevenuniversefangirl

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13 Star Wars: Episode IX

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

Hope it god when I see it when I'm 14 years old

I hope Rey and Finn kiss or get married in this film. If they do not end up together, I will be highly disappointed.

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

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

I laughed so hard. This is the worst thing to happen to Star Wars, even more than Jar Jar Binks.

Quite honestly, it doesn't get any better than Life Day.

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

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15 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out

Best of the complete brick saga

It was fine - iliekpiez

16 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

It's not really a movie but still, it's the reason why I watch the show. and the animation is top quality, probably the best there is

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17 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

18 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

19 Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace

Terrible spinoff of a movie that already is pretty bad.

Best star wars film ever - moore770

You have got to be kidding me. - JustAnAccount

What is this? - robertoiglesias271

20 Solo: A Star Wars Story
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