Ever wondered when all the Star Wars movies were released? If you have, then you’ve come to the right place! We have taken every single Star Wars movie and listed them with all the release dates. Under each movie image, you will find a short paragraph that includes the exact date the movie was released, the director of the movie, and all the main actors and actresses in the movie. If you are a Star Wars fanatic like us, then read through this list and boost your Star Wars knowledge! It could come in handy for any Star Wars trivia!

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

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 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope first made an appearance in the United States on May 25, 1977. Directed by George Lucas, the movie features, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, and Alec Guinness.

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

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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back first hit theaters in the United States on May 21, 1980. Directed by Irvin Kershner, the movie features, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.

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

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Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi first made an appearance in the United States on May 25, 1983. Directed by Richard Marquand, the movie features, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

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Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace first hit theaters in the United States on May 16, 1999. Directed by George Lucas, the movie features, Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, and Frank Oz.

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

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Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones first made an appearance in the United States on May 16, 2002. Directed by George Lucas, the movie features, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz.

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

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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith first hit theaters in the United States on May 19, 2005. Directed by George Lucas, the movie featured, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz.

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

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens first made an appearance in the United States on December 18, 2015. It was directed by J. J Abrams and stars, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow.

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

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Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi first hit theaters in the United States on December 15, 2017. Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie starred, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, and Benicio del Toro.

A Star Wars Story Movies

This next section includes the two Star Wars Story movies that take place between the main series movies. Solo: A Star Wars Story takes place about 10 years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. So if you are watching these movies in the order of events, Solo should be the 4th movie you watch. While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story takes place almost immediately before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. So you should watch Rogue One after Solo. You can also find all the release dates below as well!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story first made an appearance in the United States on December 16, 2016. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the move features Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen, and Forest Whitaker.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Solo: A Star Wars Story first made an appearance in the United States on May 25, 2018. Directed by Ron Howard, the movie featured Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, and Paul Bettany.

Yoda in a fight in one of the star wars movies
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