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Welcome to my Star Wars page. Here you will find lots of information about the wonderful Star Wars series by George Lucas. There will soon be a comprehensive character database on these pages.

What is Star Wars?

Star Wars is an enormous "space opera" franchise originally developed by George Lucas during the 1970s. It has since expanded significantly. The first film in the franchise was simply titled Star Wars, but later had the subtitle "A New Hope" added to distinguish it from its sequels and later, its prequels. Star Wars was released on May 25th, 1977 by 20th Century Fox, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, spawning two sequels films, "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi". Twenty-two years after Star Wars was released, Lucas began the release of a second trilogy as a prequel to the original trilogy, with the original films being episodes IV-VI and the new films being episodes I-III. The franchise has also spawned a range of other media including television series, comic books, video games, novels and other merchandise. These supplements to the films are referred to as the Star Wars "Expanded Universe", and have resulted in significant development of the series' fictional universe.

As of 2008, the overall box office revenue generated by all six Star Wars films has totaled approximately US$4.3 billion, making it one of the most successful franchises of all time.

Star Wars Synopsis

What happens over the six films? Click here for an express plot outline. I have now added additional information on the 'Clone Wars'NEW

Star Wars Summary - Video Form!

A summary of what happens in Star Wars in visual form! Click here to access Star Wars Summary - Video Form.

Lightsaber Combat

What are the styles of lightsaber combat? Click here to access my Lightsaber Combat article.

Star Wars Plot Hole Database NEW

Mistakes and unexplained concepts in the Star Wars movies. Click here to see the Star Wars Plot Hole Database.

Favourite Jedi

My all-time favourite Jedi. They are both from the movies and from the games. Click here to read about some of their details.

Want to be like a Jedi?

If you can't get over how awesome the movies were and wish you could push people around, shock them with lightning or cut them into pieces with a lightsaber then you really should consider trying out the games. Click here to see a list of Recent Star Wars Games (specifically light-saber wielding and with excellent effects).

 

Posted by Proabffmm on Thursday, September 17, 2009.

 

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