Star Wars: all the Canon, Parodies, Tie-Ins, and Tributes

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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

90 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 1,054,883 | Gross: $322.74M

2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

82 Metascore

After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 983,573 | Gross: $290.48M

3. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 808,460 | Gross: $309.13M

4. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 616,826 | Gross: $474.54M

5. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

54 Metascore

Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé Amidala, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Lee

Votes: 540,070 | Gross: $310.68M

6. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

68 Metascore

Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 602,278 | Gross: $380.26M

7. The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, Family, Musical

Chewbacca and Han Solo try to get to the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk to celebrate Life Day, but are impeded by an Imperial blockade. Chewie's family passes the time with various forms of entertainment.

Directors: Steve Binder, David Acomba | Stars: Mickey Morton, Patty Maloney, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Votes: 10,635

8. Spaceballs (1987)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

46 Metascore

Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Votes: 151,472 | Gross: $38.12M

9. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 318,117 | Gross: $435.11M

10. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2015)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Yoda, Mace Windu, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and other Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.

Stars: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter, James Arnold Taylor

Votes: 35,385

11. Ewoks (1985–1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The adventures of the Ewoks in Wicket W. Warrick's youth before the Battle of Endor.

Stars: Jim Henshaw, Lesleh Donaldson, Cree Summer, Alyson Court

Votes: 1,356

12. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO years before serving the Rebel Alliance.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Graeme Campbell, Dan Hennessey, Lesleh Donaldson

Votes: 1,110

13. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

81 Metascore

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 739,963 | Gross: $936.66M

14. Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003–2005)

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The events and battles of the Galactic Republic's last major war are recounted.

Stars: Mat Lucas, James Arnold Taylor, André Sogliuzzo, Grey Griffin

Votes: 19,033

15. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

35 Metascore

After the Republic's victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission.

Director: Dave Filoni | Stars: Matt Lanter, Nika Futterman, Tom Kane, Ashley Eckstein

Votes: 47,754 | Gross: $35.16M

16. Star Wars: Rebels (2014–2018)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A brave and clever ragtag starship crew stands up against the evil Empire as it tightens its grip on the galaxy and hunts down the last of the Jedi Knights.

Stars: Taylor Gray, Dave Filoni, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr.

Votes: 19,779

17. Troops (1997)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Stormtroopers on Tattooine show us what life is like patrolling and law-upholding on the sandy planet.

Director: Kevin Rubio | Stars: Dave Myers, Steven Melching, Matthew Myers, Paul Pistore

Votes: 2,282

18. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy

51 Metascore

The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 136,719 | Gross: $30.06M

19. Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007 TV Short)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The first of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies.

Director: Seth Green | Stars: Seth Green, Candace Bailey, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen

Votes: 6,960

20. Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008 TV Short)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The second of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies.

Director: Seth Green | Stars: Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen, Ahmed Best

Votes: 3,884

21. Robot Chicken: Star Wars III (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 45 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken returns with its third send-up of the Star Wars universe! In this all-new hour-long special, four very different characters -- Emperor Palpatine, Darth ... See full summary »

Director: Chris McKay | Stars: Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen, Ahmed Best

Votes: 3,572

22. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children, Mace and Cindel, on a quest to find their parents.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

Votes: 8,332

23. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Marauders raid the Ewok village and steal a power supply they believe to be magical. Wicket helps Cindel escape the evil witch Charal, and they befriend a hermit who may help them save the village.

Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

Votes: 7,114

24. The Lego Movie (2014)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

83 Metascore

An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Votes: 284,852 | Gross: $257.76M

25. George Lucas in Love (1999)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

1967 film student George Lucas has writer's block trying to finish his "Space Wheat" script, until a beautiful fellow student with a familiar hairstyle teaches him that the best stories are in plain sight.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Martin Hynes, Lisa Jakub, Jason Peck, Jeff Wiens

Votes: 3,601

26. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Monica suffers from insomnia and depression following her breakup with Richard. Joey struggles to accept Chandler and Janice's relationship. Ross confides in Rachel about one of his fantasies.

Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 2,426

27. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner

Votes: 195,825 | Gross: $206.04M

28. Hardware Wars (1978)

Not Rated | 13 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

This is a short parody of the movie Star Wars.

Director: Ernie Fosselius | Stars: Frank Robertson, Scott Mathews, Jeff Hale, Artie Deco

Votes: 1,708 | Gross: $0.50M

30. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Mayored to the Mob (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer deals with corruption when he becomes Mayor Quimby's bodyguard.

Director: Swinton O. Scott III | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,240

31. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy

"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna

Votes: 74,624 | Gross: $38.91M

32. Fanboys (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) before its release.

Director: Kyle Newman | Stars: Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Sam Huntington

Votes: 52,810 | Gross: $0.69M

33. Thumb Wars (2014)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A game of thumb wars plays out on the riverbank, but the stakes feel higher than best of three.

Director: Lisa Keogh | Stars: Cillian O'Sullivan, Katie Richardson

34. Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle (1999 TV Short)

Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

In a sendoff of the original Star Wars, several fingers and thumbs are used to act out the roles of would-be heroes and villians as the forces of finger and thumb clash of an evil super-weapon.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Andrea Fears, Ross Shafer, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 2,519

35. Family Guy (1998– )
Episode: Blue Harvest (2007)

TV-14 | 48 min | Animation, Comedy

With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter tells the story of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Directors: Dominic Polcino, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 5,916

36. Star Wars: Detours (2016– )

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A comedic look at some of our favorite characters' more mundane moments during the reign of the Empire.

Stars: Todd Grimes, Dee Bradley Baker, Abraham Benrubi, Ahmed Best

Votes: 150

37. Rogue One (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

65 Metascore

The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen

Votes: 424,048 | Gross: $532.18M

38. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

85 Metascore

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 379,578 | Gross: $620.18M

39. Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (2017– )

3 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Small moments and everyday decisions shape a larger heroic saga.

Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Ashley Eckstein, Daisy Ridley, Shelby Young

Votes: 549

40. R2-D2: Beneath the Dome (2001 TV Special)

20 min | Short, Comedy

Collection of short mockumentaries detailing R2-D2's "career", from his English upbringing to his daring bungee jump.

Directors: Don Bies, Spencer Susser | Stars: Bob Hesse, Robbie Edwards, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jennifer Weil

Votes: 776

41. Return of the Ewok (1982 Video)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Young Warwick Davis decides he wants to be in pictures, so he gets himself an agent. The agent gives him an Ewok outfit and points him towards Elstree Studios. There Warwick wanders from set to set looking to find the other Ewoks.

Director: David Tomblin | Stars: Warwick Davis, Jeremy Bulloch, Patricia Carr, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 232

42. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

63 Metascore

During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

Votes: 4,802