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George Lucas

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Star Wars is an American epic space-opera media franchise created by George Lucas.
Lucas is known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic.

Cultural impact of Star Wars

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The franchise began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon.
George Lucas's science fiction multi-film Star Wars saga has had a significant impact on modern popular culture.

Star Wars (film)

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The franchise began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon.
It is the first installment of the original Star Wars trilogy, and was retroactively made the fourth episode in the nine-part 'Skywalker saga' (albeit being the first released).

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

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A prequel trilogy was later released, consisting of Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005).
It is the sixth episode released in the Star Wars film series and stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz.

Star Wars video games

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The film series was expanded into other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions and themed areas, resulting in an all-encompassing fictional universe.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned over one hundred computer, video, and board games, dating back to some of the earliest home consoles.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Ten years later, a sequel trilogy began with Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), continued with Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017), and will conclude with Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
It will be the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017), and the final episode of the nine-part "Skywalker saga".

List of Star Wars television series

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The film series was expanded into other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions and themed areas, resulting in an all-encompassing fictional universe.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned multiple films and television series.

List of Star Wars books

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The film series was expanded into other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions and themed areas, resulting in an all-encompassing fictional universe.
Star Wars is an American epic space-opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas that includes Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983).

List of Star Wars theme parks attractions

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The film series was expanded into other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions and themed areas, resulting in an all-encompassing fictional universe.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned several attractions at multiple Disney themed parks, starting before Disney's acquisition of the franchise from George Lucas.

List of Star Wars films

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Together, the three trilogies form what has been collectively referred to as the Skywalker saga. The episodic 'Skywalker saga' and the TV series The Clone Wars (2008–2014) define the canon, along with most other works released after April 2014, though a few Legends-universe media are still released, and some Legends characters are sometimes re-introduced into the canon, for example the titular character from Timothy Zahn's Thrawn trilogy of novels.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned multiple films and cartoons.

Lucasfilm

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In 2012, Lucas sold his company to Disney, and in 2014, most existing spin-off media was made non-canon and rebranded as "Star Wars Legends".
The studio is best known for creating and producing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as its leadership in developing special effects, sound and computer animation for film.

List of highest-grossing films

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Together with the theatrical anthology films Rogue One (2016) and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), the combined box office revenue of the films equates to over US$9 billion, and is currently the second-highest-grossing film franchise.
Star Wars is also represented in the nominal earnings chart with four films, while the Harry Potter, Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises feature prominently.

The Empire Strikes Back

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The original film, later subtitled Episode IV – A New Hope, was followed by the sequels Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983), forming what is collectively referred to as the original trilogy.
It received mixed reviews from critics initially but has since grown in esteem, becoming the most critically acclaimed film in the Star Wars franchise; it is now widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time.

Grand Admiral Thrawn

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The episodic 'Skywalker saga' and the TV series The Clone Wars (2008–2014) define the canon, along with most other works released after April 2014, though a few Legends-universe media are still released, and some Legends characters are sometimes re-introduced into the canon, for example the titular character from Timothy Zahn's Thrawn trilogy of novels.
Grand Admiral Thrawn is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.

List of Star Wars creatures

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The Star Wars franchise depicts the adventures of characters "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away", in which humans and many species of aliens (often humanoid) co-exist with robots, or 'droids', who may assist them in their daily routines; space travel between planets is common due to hyperspace technology.
The following is a list of Star Wars humanoid sentient species' from the Star Wars'' franchise.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 TV series)

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The episodic 'Skywalker saga' and the TV series The Clone Wars (2008–2014) define the canon, along with most other works released after April 2014, though a few Legends-universe media are still released, and some Legends characters are sometimes re-introduced into the canon, for example the titular character from Timothy Zahn's Thrawn trilogy of novels.
It is set in the fictional Star Wars galaxy during the three years between the prequel films Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the same time period as the previous 2D 2003 TV series Star Wars: Clone Wars.

Droid (Star Wars)

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The Star Wars franchise depicts the adventures of characters "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away", in which humans and many species of aliens (often humanoid) co-exist with robots, or 'droids', who may assist them in their daily routines; space travel between planets is common due to hyperspace technology.
A droid is a fictional robot possessing some degree of artificial intelligence in the Star Wars science-fiction franchise.

Sith

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The Force is wielded by two major knighthood orders at conflict with each other: the Jedi, peacekeepers of the Old Republic ruthlessly hunted by Imperial authorities, who act on the light side of the Force through non-attachment and arbitration, and the Sith, ancient enemies of the galactic democracy, who use the dark side by manipulating fear and aggression.
The Sith are the main antagonists in the Star Wars universe.. The Sith Order are depicted as an ancient monastic and kraterocratic organization of supernaturally gifted Force-wielders driven by a machiavellian agenda of galactic domination and revenge against their arch-rivals, the Jedi Order.

Lightsaber

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The Jedi and Sith prefer the use of a weapon called lightsaber, which is the cylinder-like hilt of a sword (when turned off), but when turned on ignites a laser blade that can cut through virtually any surface.
A lightsaber is a fictional energy sword featured in the Star Wars franchise.

List of highest-grossing media franchises

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In 2018, the total value of the Star Wars franchise was estimated at US$65billion, and it is currently the fifth-highest-grossing media franchise of all-time.

Palpatine

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The trilogy begins 32 years before Episode IV and follows the Jedi training of Anakin Skywalker, Luke's father, and creation of the Sith lord Darth Vader, as well as the corruption of the Galactic Republic and rise of the Empire of Darth Sidious.
Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and initially credited as the Emperor) is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.

Clone Wars (Star Wars)

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Further animated series began to be released in the 2000s, the first two of which focused on the Clone Wars.
The Clone Wars, occasionally referred to in the singular as the Clone War, is a series of fictional conflicts in the Star Wars franchise by George Lucas.

Galactic Empire (Star Wars)

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The trilogy begins 32 years before Episode IV and follows the Jedi training of Anakin Skywalker, Luke's father, and creation of the Sith lord Darth Vader, as well as the corruption of the Galactic Republic and rise of the Empire of Darth Sidious.
The Galactic Empire, the First Galactic Empire or just simply the Empire is a fictional autocracy featured in the Star Wars franchise.

Rebel Alliance

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In the fictional universe of Star Wars, the Alliance to Restore the Republic (also called the Rebel Alliance or simply the Rebellion) is an interstellar coalition of revolutionary factions and anti-imperialist clandestine cell systems in a resistance movement against the imperialist Galactic Empire.

Blaster (Star Wars)

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The rest of the average population, as well as renegades and soldiers, use laser-powered blaster firearms, which Force-users can deflect using lightsabers.
A blaster is a fictional gun that appears in the Star Wars universe.