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Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Family | Fantasy  -  24 November 1985 (USA)
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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast animal. Teek takes them to a house in which a old man, Noa, lives. Like Cindel he also crashed with his Starcruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal. Written by R. Kessen <rhkessen@cs.vu.nl>

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Because Wilford Brimley did not get along with directors Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat, his scenes were directed by production designer Joe Johnston. See more »

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When Teek and Noah are eating the bread at the table, they switch back and forth between Noah's face and Teek's, but if you look at the tray of bread you will notice, that there is bread when the camera is facing Noah, but no bread when it is facing Teek. See more »

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Cindel: Mace? Mace!
Mace: [under fire] Get back, Cindel!
Cindel: [looks to the unconscious form of her mother lying next to Mace] Mommy!
Mace: Run, Cindel! Get help! Get Dad!
Cindel: [Cindel runs off to find their father]
Mace: [Mace looks at his bracelet, seeing his mother's life indicator blinking. He grips his blaster tightly and continues to fire]
Mace: [a laser blast explodes over his head] Oooooff!
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A Childhood Classic
4 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First things first, both this movie and the "Ewok Adventure" were made for TV-movies. Therefore, to compare them to Star Wars is unfair due to the differences in budgets and people on board. That being said, I love this movie! Both The Battle For Endor and The Ewok Adventure were childhood favorites of mine. The story is still entertaining, albeit still on a child's level. But that's OK, because that's what these movies were meant for. George Lucas continues to show us again and again how to believe in fantasy and have fun. I recommend watching this movie with the whole family, and if you're into the Star Wars Universe like myself, you'll certainly get a kick out it.

Despite some reviews, I think both the Battle For Endor and the Ewok Adventure are fun and well done (for TV) movies.


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