Star Wars

epic space opera multimedia franchise created by George Lucas

Star Wars is an American science-fiction media franchise created by George Lucas. As of December 2019, nine movies in the main series have been made by Lucasfilm Ltd, released by 20th Century Fox, and distributed by Disney.

Star Wars logo

Star Wars has been so popular that there have been Star Wars books, video games, television shows, toys, spinoff movies and more. It is also known for its iconic music by John Williams. With influences such as, Starcrash, The Man Who Saved The World, etc.


Star Wars Galaxy Map KOTOR Quest

'The Force'Edit

The Force is a mystical power. Those who can harness if for good follow a religion known as the Jedi. It is a belief that the force flows through every living thing. In the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi:

The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It's an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, penetrates us, and binds the galaxy together.

People who can control the Force with their minds get a number of psychic powers, such telepathy (reading others thoughts), telekenesis (moving things with their minds), precognition (knowing about things before they happen), mind control (telling people commands they must follow), and the ability to heal others (they are healed by transferring ones life force to another to heal there wounds)

The Jedi and the SithEdit

The Jedi are a group of beings who use the Force to bring peace and harmony to people, planets, and cultures. They are trained to use the force for good purposes. They are sworn enemies with another group called the Sith.

The Sith are a group of beings who use the force as a power source; they are trained to use the force to gain ultimate power. The Sith normally use the force to gain power in battles with their enemy who are the Jedi. They also use the force to bring destruction to the universe and anything in their way. They are the antagonists, and they usually use red lightsabers in contrast to the variety of colors used by the Jedi. There are usually only two Sith, a master and an apprentice.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


The lightsaber is a dangerous and powerful weapon used by the Jedi and the Sith. It can be described simply as a light sword. These weapons are very special to a Jedi or Sith. They are custom built to special specifications by the Jedi or Sith. The Sith tend to take a Jedi's lightsaber as a prize if they win the battle. Many epic battles have been fought with lightsabers between the Jedi and the Sith. For the lightsaber to be a weapon it is powered by a special crystal called a kyber crystal.The kyber crystal comes in many different cololrs such as: Red, white, yellow, orange, and many more. The reason it is powerful and dangerous is that when someone touches the blade, one gets burned straight away.


Star Wars characters at Madame Tussaud

Anakin Skywalker is a young boy who meets Obi-Wan Kenobi and learns the ways of the Force (and to become a Jedi). Although Jedi are not allowed to get married, as an adult, Anakin falls in love with Senator Padmé Amidala and they get married. Anakin later goes to the Dark Side and turns against Obi-Wan Kenobi and the rest of the Jedi. Then Darth Sidious renames him Darth Vader. Before he turned against his wife, Anakin had two children with Senator Amidala, Leia and Luke Skywalker, who he does not know about. Senator Amidala dies after giving birth to their twins. After birth, the twins are separated to prevent Vader and the Dark Side from finding and hurting the children. Obi-Wan Kenobi sends Luke to a planet called Tatooine to live with his Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru. Leia is raised by Senator Bail Organa of the planet Alderaan; she is called Princess Leia Organa.

When they get older, Luke and Leia meet again. At first they don't know that they are brother and sister, but they eventually find out. They help fight the evil government, called the Galactic Empire. Luke also learns the ways of the Jedi from Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda. In the end, they defeat the Empire, with the help of the Rebellion, and Luke helps his father Anakin become good again. Unfortunately, Anakin dies. The galaxy is then saved for a while.

Thirty years later, however, the Empire rises again in the form of the First Order. However, the New Republic does not believe that it is a threat. Those who do believe form the Resistance, led by Leia. Luke has vanished, and Leia has married Han Solo. They had a child, named Ben, but Ben was corrupted by the First Order and a dark-side force user named Snoke and is now called Kylo Ren. Rey, a desert scavenger, fights with Han against the First Order, but Kylo Ren kills his father. However, Rey still manages to gain a large defeat against the First Order with the help of the Resistance. Rey then finds Luke, who was searching for the first Jedi Temple and for more knowledge about the Jedi, however Rey is then disappointed to see that Luke has given up on the Jedi. Meanwhile, the Resistance is slowly being wiped out ship-by-ship as they are chased by Snoke's Supremacy, and on the verge of the faction's death, Vice-Admiral Holdo [1] rams the Resistance's flagship into the First Order fleet to save the resistance. The remnants are later forced to an old rebel base in the planet Crait, where they put up a valiant fight but are slowly wiped out until Luke, the Spark of the Resistance, shows up in a vision to grant time for the others to escape, becoming one with the force in the process.

Star Wars creatures and droids (robots)Edit

The Caretakers of Ahch-To

The manatee nuns from “The Last Jedi” may not take an immediate liking to Rey, but we sure like them. These wise caretakers in cream-colored habits are as cute as they are intense.


Yes, Lucas went overboard with the killer teddy bears of Endor, populating film and TV projects with these forest fuzz-warriors. And it was their very engineered-for-cuteness factor that first divided Star Wars fans as pro- and anti-Ewok a long time ago — even if some naysayers softened a bit after the bar was lowered in 1999 by Jar Jar Binks.

R2-D2 and C-3PO

Although the narrative may separate them, they are an inseparable joint entry here, befitting their place as a great action-comedy team. R2-D2 is the droid that Resistance royals are forever looking for — the beeping do-it-all mechanic and sometime projector. And C-3PO is the know-it-all, fussy butler of protocol, languages and odds-making.

Star Wars vehiclesEdit

Major planets in the Star Wars universeEdit

Expanded universeEdit

Many books, short movies, and video games have been produced that deal with events that do not happen in the original movies. They also tell more about things that did happen in the movies. For example, the book Death Star tells about the building and destruction of the space station from the original movie. It tells much about things seen in that movie but from the point of view of the people on the station. A different example is that in the Expanded Universe, sometimes the Sith are shown as the protagonists. Most of the stories in the Expanded Universe are about the rebuilding of the Republic after the Empire's defeat. They are set anywhere from the early Sith Wars which happened 5,000 years before Episode VI to more than one hundred years after Episode VI.


Star Wars original trilogy:

Star Wars prequel trilogy:

Star Wars sequel trilogy:

Anthology films:

Upcoming moviesEdit

  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (2023)
  • Untitled Rian Johnson trilogy (Release date TBD)
  • Untitled film (December 2025)
  • Untitled film (December 2027)
  • Untitled Kevin Fiege film (Release date TBD)
  • Untitled Taika Watiti film (Release date TBD)

Television SpecialsEdit

Television seriesEdit

Upcoming projectsEdit


  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is a future Star Wars movie set to be released December 22, 2023. The movie is written and directed by Patty Jenkins making her the first woman to direct a Star Wars film. According to, the movie "will introduce a new generation of starfighter pilots as they earn their wings and risk their lives in a boundary-pushing, high-speed thrill-ride, and move the saga into the future era of the galaxy."[7]
  • Untitled Rian Johnson Trilogy a trilogy is currently being worked on by Rian Johnson who wrote and directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The trilogy was announced before the release of The Last Jedi but very little has been said about it. Rian Johnson said that he would start writing it after his film Knives Out and that it will take place in a new era with new characters.[8]
  • Two Untitled Star Wars films are set to release in December 2025 and December 2027.[9]
  • A Untitled Kevin Fiege film is currently in currently being developed by Marvel Cinematic Universe producer Kevin Fiege[10]
  • A Untitled Star Wars Taika Watiti film is currently in development and was announced on May 4, 2020. Taika Waititi will be co-writing the movie with Krysty Wilson-Cairns. Taika will also be the director of the film.[11]

Television showsEdit

Related pagesEdit


  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2006.
  2. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2001.
  3. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2001.
  4. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2001.
  5. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2004.
  6. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (DVD). 20th Century Fox. 2004.
  7. "Future Lucasfilm projects revealed". Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  8. "EW TV". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  9. "Collider". Collider. 23 July 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  10. "Hollywood reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. 25 September 2019. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  11. "Star". Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "Lucasfilm reveals future projects". Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  13. "Slashfilm". Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  14. "The verge". 10 December 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2021.

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