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Star Wars: your guide to the saga in order of release


In the immortal words of Darth Vader, the circle is complete this December when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker arrives in Cineworld.

Director J.J. Abrams returns to the franchise to conclude the generation-spanning Skywalker saga, in which we've all been invested since George Lucas inaugurated the Star Wars franchise back in 1977.

As we prepare to close this momentous chapter in film history, we're taking you across the galaxy on a recap of the world-changing series. This is the Star Wars series in chronological order of release.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

The Hollywood blockbuster gained fresh impetus, and pop culture was forever transformed, when George Lucas introduced us to the adventures of Luke, Han and Leia in a galaxy far, far away.

Find out more about Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.

Stay tuned to this post over the coming weeks and months as we revisit all the Star Wars movies, in anticipation of the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on 17th December.