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

This movie is classic greatness. This movie has very good acting, awesome characters, and has a lot of great ideas that a lot of future movies probably got the inspiration of. My favorite movie of the original trilogy. - Eclipsmon

I like this one because this is the one where Luke finds out that Vader is his father

Best - lucaskt

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

This one is my personal favourite. But if I go by ranking.
1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. Revenge of the Sith
3. Return of the Jedi
4. New Hope
5. Rogue One
6. The Force Awakens
7. The Phantom Menace
8. Solo
9. Attack of the Clones
10. The last jedi

This is hands down the most compelling movie in the franchise, everything is tied together in one film. And the lightsaber fights are beautifully done just like they are throughout all of the prequels. My only complaint, as usual, is how Anikan was portrayed, but honestly, he wasn't as bad as people say, but if he'd of been more like his clone was counterpart in the animated series it would've been a perfect movie.

This movie isn't very good if you ask to me. The main problem of the prelogy for me is that there is a lack of character developpment and this is very apparent for star wars episode III especially. In this movie there are a lot of jedi that got killed, and I guess I was supposed to be sad for them, but I don't know any of these people enough for that. Even when Anakin joined the dark side, I was like "okay". And if you tell me that we know more about them in the extended universe, my answer is that the extended universe should be a bonus for the star wars fans, not a correction to the movies. At least the movie is visually stunning. That's the prelogy in a nutshell: spectacle over substance. - Eclipsmon

3 Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

This movie was fun, and has a lot of great things however, this movie is mostly great because of the build up of the two movies before it, and is my least favorite of the original trilogy. - Eclipsmon

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.

The most epic Star Wars movie in the whole saga. The battle at the end between luke and vader is epic and everything about this movie is epic.

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.

4 Star Wars

This movie was a perfect way to introduce the star wars universe. Simple but effective. - Eclipsmon

Technically the first original one!

This is so original and classic!

The opening theme music is unforgettable - ElSherlock

5 Star Wars: 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

This movie have a lot flaws that prevents it from being in the top 5 of star wars movies for me, but the pros still outways the cons. - Eclipsmon

6 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

This is my least favorite Star Wars movie that got into theater. (If we include every movies the holiday special is by far the worst). There are flaws such as C3PO being there for no reasons or Darth Maul having next to no personality (or at least not outside the extended universe), and Jar Jar Binks which is just a useless comic relief. And again, the only real good thing about this movie is the visual spectacle. - Eclipsmon

I feel this movie is better than the Force awakens

Better than Episode III. - GehennaTheSecond

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

7 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

For me, the biggest flaw of this movie is that besides being the movie that introduce us to the clones, there is not a lot of important things in that movie. This movie would be removed and not a lot of value would be lost. And like all the movies of the prelogy, it's spectacle over substance. - Eclipsmon

It's my 2nd favourite my 1st is return of the jedi

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

8 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This is my favorite star wars movie. I think the best thing about this movie is the characters. The characters are so good that in one movie, I actually cared about the characters when they died at the end, unlike revenge of the Sith which has three movies to developp the characters, yet I don't feel a lot of emotions when they died. - Eclipsmon

Great movie I loved it but watching it again again it gets a bit boring the only scene that I will never forget is the darth vader scene at the end

This movie definitely makes it into the top three BEST Star Wars Movies.

After watching TFA and really didn't like it (for the same reasons than everybody else), you always get called incel or whatever because the lead is a woman this time. But then you get this great movie that deserve a top 3 spot in this ranking, with great casting an also a lead female character.

Sorry folks, TFA just really sucked and was a trash remake of episode IV. TLJ was okay, at least they tried something new, just for this it deserves my respect.

9 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

This is a great movie. What I really like about this movie is how they take a lot of risks to surprise the viewer. While people complain that they ruined Luke's character, I thought that what they made to him was a great idea, because it gave me a new way to look at the character that makes him interest. I think it's better than the Gary Stu the fans wanted him to become. Also, I'm sorry but Ray isn't a Mary Sue because she does make errors sometimes, and Rose is a great character. Now, let's hope that Rise of the Skywalker will be at least a good movie to finish that very good trilogy. And let's hope they will not reveal that Ray is a Skywalker just because the fans complained that revealing she is the child of no one important was a disapointment, because that would be stupid and I hope that it's not the reason why the movie is call the rise of skywalker. Seriously, which skywalker is rising? I thought Luke was dead. - Eclipsmon

This movie would have been a whole lot better if they hadn't completely RUINED Luke's character! He was like, my idol until they made him seem like a little turd living on his own little island all alone beating himself up and being depressed. The only part I liked him in was at the end, but up until then I felt like my idol turned into a selfish little brat that completely gave up hope in everything that he fought for, after everything he went through! But yeah it was a decent movie despite the fact that they ruined my favorite character.

Hello! I am one of the weirdos that loves this movie. I'm here to explain why.
a lot of people absolutely hate what was done to Luke Skywalker's character, but I thought it fit quite well. I mean, Luke was never perfect, nor was he really the happy-go-lucky eternal hope type. So nearly killing his nephew and creating the new Darth Vader would certainly be within his character, and all this happens in an instant of weakness. He almost turned dark in RoTJ, remember? And of course that would cause him to go into exile and be reclusive.

This movie isn't without its flaws, I'm not trying to say it is. The Canto Bight sequence is too prequel-y and long, and Leia's Force powers are quite out of place and not handled well, but no, THIS MOVIE DID NOT RUIN STAR WARS.

Worst Star Wars movie of all time.

10 Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Awesome series I watched every episode!

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

This movie is amazing ❤ I ❤ It!

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


The Contenders

11 Solo: A Star Wars Story

Kinda boring but the fighting scenes are worth seeing

It triggers me that this is below the fake "Star Wars Han Solo: A Star Wars Story" item. This here is the real thing with the real name and with the poster. - RogerMcBaloney

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

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

13 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I can't wait for this movie. I got tickets during the summer.

Rey will marry Kylo Ten and lives happily ever after.

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

What I think would make episode IX better:

- Anakin is the Skywalker that rises
- Palpatine dies (and stays dead)
- Rey’s parents are an actual part of the movie
- Amazing characters like Mace Windu, Yoda, Luke etc, come back, most likely as a Force Ghost

14 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out

It was fine - iliekpiez

Best of the complete brick saga

15 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

16 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

17 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

18 Star Wars Holiday Special

Horrible, just horrible

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.

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

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

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