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SCARBOROUGH, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: A man dressed as the Star Wars character Darth Vader reacts on the first day of the Scarborough Sci-Fi weekend at the seafront Spa Complex on April 09, 2022 in Scarborough, England. The North Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough hosts the event that showcases many areas of Sci-Fi fandom to entertain visitors and enthusiasts including guest star appearances, panel discussions, gaming, cosplay, props, comic books and merchandise stalls with many of those attending wearing costumes and outfits of their favourite Sci-Fi characters. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

On this Star Wars Day, we went to our token Star Wars expert, producer Aaron, for his ranking of each movie. Now, these are only the movies in the skywalker saga. They DON’T include their two stand alones (Rogue One and Solo). Aaron based his rankings on excitability and entries into the Star Wars stories. He also based it on which movies would the average fan be able to jump into and absorb right away. You may not agree, and that’s okay. Let’s debate.

  • #9 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

    It’s the origin story of Darth Vader but Jar Jar Binks makes this movie almost unwatchable.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_Episode_I_%E2%80%93_The_Phantom_Menace

  • #8 Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

    Even though this movie was the end of the Skywalker saga, it felt rushed forced and some parts made zero sense.

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Wikipedia

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (also known as Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker ) is a 2019 American epic space opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J.

  • #7 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of The Clones (2002)

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones - Wikipedia

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones is a 2002 American epic space opera film directed by George Lucas and written by Lucas and Jonathan Hales. The sequel to The Phantom Menace (1999), it is the fifth film in the film series and second chronological chapter of the " Skywalker Saga".

  • #6 Star Wars The Force Awakens (2015)

    A new line of Jedi is born and looks to bring back the light side of the force.

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Wikipedia

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens ) is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams. The sequel to Return of the Jedi (1983), it is the seventh film in the " Skywalker Saga".

  • #5 Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017)

    The return of the most iconic Jedi of all time.

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Wikipedia

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi ) is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens (2015), and the eighth episode of the nine-part " Skywalker saga".

  • #4 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of The Jedi (1983)

    It’s the movie that wraps up the Darth Vader storyline.

    Return of the Jedi - Wikipedia

    Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi ) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas from a story by Lucas, who was also the executive producer.

  • #3 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of The Sith (2005)

    This film features one of the most iconic lightsaber battles of all time. And the birth of Darth Vader.

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Wikipedia

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith is a 2005 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker and Frank Oz.

  • #2 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

    This is the very first Star Wars movie ever made an still today continues to hook fans in to a great story.

    Star Wars (film) - Wikipedia

    Star Wars (retroactively titled Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope ) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas, produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker and Peter Mayhew.

  • #1 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. (1979)

    Epic battles on Hoth to Luke training with Yoda, this one hands down a number 1 pick.

    The Empire Strikes Back - Wikipedia

    The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back ) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner, with a screenplay by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan, based on a story by George Lucas.