5.5/10
7,463
36 user 22 critic

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.

Directors:

Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat

Writers:

Ken Wheat (screenplay), Jim Wheat (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
2,501 ( 551)

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie 1984)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

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
Ewoks (1985–1987)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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

Stars: Jim Henshaw, Lesleh Donaldson, Cree Summer
Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Graeme Campbell, Dan Hennessey
Adventure | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

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
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Artoo, Threepio and a broken down android are traded into the hands of young miner Jann Tosh. The android turns out to be an alien with amnesia and a price on his head. It is in fact Mon ... See full summary »

Stars: Michel LeFebvre, Gordon Masten, Cree Summer
The Haunted Village (Video 1997)
Animation | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Morag the Tulgah witch seeks revenge on her old enemy Logray, shaman of the Ewoks, who holds the magic Sunstar while she possesses its darker half, the Shadowstone.

Stars: Cree Summer
Edit

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
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

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 »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

During the film's broadcast on ABC on 11/25/1985, there was an advert for the science fiction film Enemy Mine (1985). The film stars Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr. as a human and an extra terrestrial whom are marooned on a volcanic planet when they are both shipwrecked. In both Ewok films, the Towani family and Noa are marooned on Endor are their spaceships crashed on the planet. The Star Wars films which this film is a spin-off of and Enemy Mine were produced and released by 20th Century Fox. See more »

Goofs

Aubree Miller (Cindel) looks directly into the camera, then quickly away, when she, Noa, and the liberated Ewoks arrive at Noa's star cruiser. 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 ...
[...]
See more »

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!"
See more »

Connections

Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: Ewoks #9 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

My Star
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Moss
Sung by Aubree Miller
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

Why??
14 August 1999 | by Matthew-57See all my reviews

In the year 1983, George Lucas cashed in a large sum of money after retrieving the funds of the biggest, sadly most popular star wars movie. Return of the Jedi. This movie had a comic relief clan, like Jar Jar Binks in episode one. Lucas decided, for some stupid reason that why Jedi's success was so large, was this pitiful band of fuzzy, cute, and annoying Ewoks. Big Mistake!

In 1985 Lucas wanted another large sum of money, hmmm, he thought, why not exploit our fans even more? That is why I hate the Ewoks: Battle of Endor made-for-tv movie. Enough said, don't you think?


4 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 36 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed