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Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)

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.

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Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat

Writers:

Ken Wheat (screenplay), Jim Wheat (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wilford Brimley ... Noa Briqualon
Warwick Davis ... Wicket W. Warrick
Aubree Miller ... Cindel Towani
Siân Phillips ... Charal
Carel Struycken ... Terak
Niki Botelho Niki Botelho ... Teek
Paul Gleason ... Jeremitt Towani
Eric Walker ... Mace Towani
Marianne Horine Marianne Horine ... Young Witch
Daniel Frishman ... Deej
Tony Cox ... Willy
Pam Grizz Pam Grizz ... Shodu
Roger Johnson Roger Johnson ... Lieutenant
Michael Pritchard Michael Pritchard ... Card Player #1
Johnny Weissmuller Jr. ... Card Player #2
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Storyline

The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewok village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and Wicket escape and in a forest 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 Star Cruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal. Written by R. Kessen <rhkessen@cs.vu.nl>

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An All-New Adventure in a World Beyond the Stars See more »


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Ewok Adventures - The Battle for Endor See more »

Filming Locations:

Marin County, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lucasfilm See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A timeline published in "Star Wars Insider" shows the Ewok films occurring a short time before "Return of the Jedi". See more »

Goofs

It is wrongly assumed when Noah and Cindel arrive at the castle, Noah dips his staff into the moat to show that it is made of some type of acid and the walking staff head is melted away. However, when they are running from the castle, Noah's staff is once again complete and the head is perfectly in place. Firstly, it's not his staff Noa shoves in the water; it's a branch with leaves clearly visible on it. Secondly, it's not acid that melts it; there is a creature in the moat that attacks it. The same creature tries to get Wicket minutes later when he is dangling with his feet in the moat. See more »

Quotes

Jeremitt: [after running from the maurader attack with Cindel, Jeremitt finds a hiding spot to rest. He has been hit in the shoulder by a laser blast] Are you all right, sweetheart?
Cindel: Mmm hmm. Mommy, Mace, they're dead.
Jeremitt: I know. But we need to be strong now. You remember the song your mother sings to you about the little bird?
Cindel: [nods] Mmm hmm.
Jeremitt: Well, I'm going to need you to be strong like that little bird. Now, I want you to run, and find Deej, and the Ewoks will help you.
Cindel: No Daddy, I want to stay here with ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

In the home video release, the following scenes were deleted or altered:
  • When being chased by Terak's men, Wicket races for Noa's house but Noa tells him the only chance they've got is the star cruiser.
  • A scene taking place shortly after, where the men go inside and burn down Noa's house.
  • Cindel's lines: "Do something, Wicket! Use your sling! You hit the ring!" have been altered to "Do something, Wicket! Do something!"
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Connections

Referenced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Liberty on Ryloth (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

My Star
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Moss
Sung by Aubree Miller
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User Reviews

 
Visuals add more sparks to this Ewok follow-up.
15 May 1999 | by emmSee all my reviews

This steady-going follow-up is simply both more and less. Even though the stop-motion effects look out of date, the visual quality is an improvement over the previous Ewok adventure. You won't be seeing too many strings attached anymore, and the costume appearances are much cleaner. What it lacks for the continuous thrills and excitement of the last one greatly gains in the characters including "Cindel", "Noa", and the stellar cast of Ewoks. Both movie adventures aren't too shabby when it comes to George Lucas' imaginable sensations, but does this mean they're an absolute must-have for every STAR WARS collector? Hmmm....


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