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Star Wars Day: in what order to watch the movies and series

Star Wars Day: in what order to watch the movies and series

Since the giant disney took over the rights to Star Warssomething that fans had already done for many years began to be officially celebrated every May 4th: the “Star Wars Day”but why was this particular day chosen?

The celebration originates with a pun which appeared in a publication in the British newspaper London Evening News on May 4, 1979, two years after the premiere of the first film created by George Lucas. The distortion of the classic Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope It led to a celebration that continues to span the entire world.

It was a note in which members of the Conservative Party of United Kingdom they congratulated Margaret Thatcher for her newly acquired position as the country’s prime minister. “May the 4th Be With You, Maggie. Congratulations”said the writing that phonetically gave rise to “May the Force be with you” (“May the Force be with you“).

Although the idea of ​​“May the 4th“was not of Lucasfilmthe film company that created the film always participates in the celebration, with photos, videos, memories, initiatives and hashtags so that all fans join the global celebration and this has become more evident since disney acquired the company.

In what order to watch Star Wars?

Already in 1981, When the first Star Wars was renamed “Episode 4””, the first confusions appeared about the order in which movies should be watched of this franchise. The situation occurred again in 1997 with the beginning of the prequels (Episodes 1, 2 and 3) and again with the sequels (Episodes 7, 8 and 9).

Notably Since 2020, all Star Wars movies and series are available on the same platform streaming. This is Disney+, where the mouse company uploads all its content and, therefore, Lucasfilm productions.

By 2023, the franchise has nine main films, two spin-offs, television series and much more. With so much content, it’s never unusual to ask yourself: Where do I start? The options are diverse so we are going to see different variants.

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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.

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How to watch the Star Wars movies in chronological order

The most linear way to see this saga is to follow the number of each episode sequentially, from one to nine.

  1. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  2. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  3. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  4. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  5. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  6. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  7. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  8. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  9. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

What if I want to add the Spin-Off series and movies?

In that case the order would be:

  1. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  2. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  3. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated film)
  4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated series)
  5. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  6. Star Wars: The Bad Batch (animated series)
  7. Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  8. Obi-Wan Kenobi (series)
  9. Andor (Series)
  10. Star Wars: Rebels (animated series)
  11. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  12. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  13. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  14. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  15. The Mandalorian – Seasons 1 and 2 (series)
  16. The Book of Boba Fett (series)
  17. The Mandalorian – Season 3 (series)
  18. Ahsoka (series)
  19. Skeleton Crew (series to premiere in 2024)
  20. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  21. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  22. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

Disney announced that it will make a new Star Wars trilogy

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

How to watch Star Wars in release order

This format allows us to better keep up with the passage of time in terms of technological advances in special effects and animation.

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A new hope
  2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  4. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  5. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the clones
  6. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  7. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  8. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  9. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

What if I want to add the Spin-Off series and movies?

In that case the order would be:

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  4. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  5. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  6. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated film)
  8. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated series)
  9. Star Wars: Rebels (animated series)
  10. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  11. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  12. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  13. Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  14. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
  15. The Mandalorian – Seasons 1 and 2 (series)
  16. Star Wars: The Bad Batch (animated series)
  17. The Book of Boba Fett (series)
  18. Obi-Wan Kenobi (series)
  19. Andor (series)
  20. The Mandalorian – Season 3 (series)
  21. Ahsoka (series)
  22. Skeleton Crew (series to premiere in 2024)

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Do you want something different? Lists put together by fans on how to watch Star Wars series and movies

During the 45 years that the franchise has existed, and increasingly thanks to new products and the appearance of the Internet, fans also made proposals for their own versions of how to watch the series and movies.

The order of “the saga”

It is inspired by an old order born from forums and updates it with the latest releases. Puts to Luke Skywalker in the center and moves the other films to emphasize its origin and its future.

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  4. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  5. Star Wars: The clone Wars (animated film)
  6. Star Wars: The clone Wars (animated series)
  7. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  8. Star Wars: The Bad Batch (animated series)
  9. Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  10. Obi-Wan Kenobi (series)
  11. Andor (series)
  12. Star Wars: Rebels (animated series)
  13. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  14. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  15. The Mandalorian (series)
  16. The Book of Boba Fett (series)
  17. The Mandalorian – Season 3 (series)
  18. Ahsoka (series)
  19. Skeleton Crew (series to premiere in 2024)
  20. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  21. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  22. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

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The Mandalorian, a Star Wars series.

The Mandalorian, a Star Wars series.

The order “The brain of the galaxy”

Recommended for those who have already seen everything a few times and want to refresh their viewing a little. It is designed to elevate all products and better tie the ends and references from one to another.

  1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  2. Andor (series)
  3. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  4. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  5. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  6. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  7. Star Wars: The clone Wars (animated film)
  8. Star Wars: The clone Wars (animated series)
  9. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  10. Star Wars: The Bad Batch (animated series)
  11. Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi (series)
  12. Star Wars: Rebels (animated series)
  13. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  14. The Mandalorian (series)
  15. The Book of Boba Fett (series)
  16. The Mandalorian – Season 3 (series)
  17. Ahsoka (series)
  18. Skeleton Crew (series to premiere in 2024)
  19. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  20. Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (movie)
  21. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  22. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

The infamous “Machete” order

Created in a blog post in 2011, before sequel films, spin-offs or series existed, this list is based on the idea of ​​maintaining the final twist of the prequels until almost the end of viewing. Another peculiarity of this list is that it removes Episode 1 since, according to its creator, Rod Hilton, this film has nothing to contribute.

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A new hope
  2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the clones
  4. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  5. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

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