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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:

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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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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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Technical Specs

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

Cindel: [singing] My Star keeps me company and leads me through the night/My Star watches over me and fills my dreams with light/Some things change but some things shine forever as they are/In the sky, shining high, My Star.
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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 ALF: Baby Love (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

My Star
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Moss
Sung by Aubree Miller
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This makes me a sad panda
2 September 2011 | by ProhvetoijaSee all my reviews

Don't bother to look any connection to Star Wars. Movie was lot closer to basic fantasy with few laser guns. Ewoks aren't that brave jungle-tribe they were. Just bunch of glass-eyed fat idiots fooling around. Stuffed replacement for Three Stooges x 10

Effects can't be called special. Harryhausens creatures from early movies are at least on the same level with two-legged lizards in this. Bad guys wear very stiff and lifeless rubber masks

Most disgusting thing in this movie was still main character. I've never hated child actress this much. She looks more like coming from make-up for children's beauty contest then middle of forest. Main point seems to be make her look as cute and clean as possible, and take care she reads all her lines in most annoying childish tone.

After these things pissing me off so much, I don't have any reason to comment about plot or other fails of the movie.


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