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5 ways to watch Star Wars movies

 

MFC TOP 5

 


After four decades of series and movies, the saga of the Skywalkers is about to come to an end. Star Wars: Episode IX – The rise of Skywalker, to be released on December 20, 2019, will be the last entry of the story of the most famous family in the galaxy, which presents the perfect opportunity to enjoy all the films that make up the Star Wars universe.

 

Either if you’ve never seen a Star Wars movie before or if you’re a fan who wants to recall the best memories, enjoying the space saga from the beginning to the end can be challenging. For this reason, in MFC TOP 5 we tell you the best 5 ways to watch Star Wars movies without failing in the attempt.

 

 

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5. Release Dates

 

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The film that started one of the most important franchises in cinema was simply titled Star Wars (George Lucas, 1977), but its success opened the doors to a series of sequels that created a confusing numbering in its titles. This way of watching the Star Wars movies is how the oldest fans enjoyed the franchise and invites us to wonder with their advances in special effects, a field in which the saga has been a pioneer since its inception.

 

1. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
2. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
3. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

 

4. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
5. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
6. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

 

7. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)
8. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
9. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

 

Optional:

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

 

 

4. Film Chronology

 

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The vast universe of Star Wars is full of events that defined its history and created an extensive timeline. This way of watching the Star Wars movies is arranged according to the internal chronology of the saga, without taking into consideration the release dates in movie theaters.

 

1. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
2. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
3. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

 

4. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
(2016)

 

6. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
7. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
8. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

 

9. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)
10. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
11. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

 

 

3. Characters

 

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The charismatic heroes and terrifying villains of the Star Wars universe are a fundamental part of the franchise’s success. If you are a fan of a specific character and want to see only its history, this way of watching the Star Wars movies is ideal for you.

 

Luke Skywalker

 

  1. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
  2. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)
  4. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)
  5. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
  6. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

 

Han Solo

 

  1. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
  2. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
  3. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)
  5. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

 

Boba Fett

 

  1. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
  2. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
  3. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

 

 

2. Complete chronology of the franchise

 

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The Star Wars franchise started with movies, but has expanded to television series that enrich the universe and give it life. If the eleven films that make up the main story are not enough for you and you want to know the galaxy up to its farthest reaches, this is the order in which you must watch the Star Wars movies and series.

 

1. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
2. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
          3. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated movie, 2008)
          4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (animated series, 2008)
5. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

 

6. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
          7. Star Wars Rebels (animated series, 2014)
8. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

 

9. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
10. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
11. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)
          12. The Mandalorian (live action series, 2019)

 

          13. Star Wars Resistance (animated series, 2018)
14. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)
15. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)
16. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

 

 

1. Machete Order

 

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While the four previous ways of watching Star Wars movies are the official ones, there is a special order called the Machete Order, in honor of its creator, the blogger Rod Hilton, also known as Machete. This form consists of a special order that invites us to meet the Skywalker family from its rise to its decline, rescuing important surprises that are lost in previous orders and reformulating the narrative structure of the films to enjoy the ultimate experience of the main story.

 

You can learn more about the Machete Order on the website of its creator, but be careful with spoilers.

 

1. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

2. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

          3. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)

          4. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

5. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

 

Optional:

 

6. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

7. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)

8. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

 


 

Now you are ready to enjoy the Star Wars movies in the order you prefer. Good luck and may the Force be with you.