Star wars. Episode IV: a New hope (Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope)
The episode was the first film epic and was released a little less than 40 years ago, in 1977, and the first work on it began in 1974. The film’s budget was 11 million dollars, and has collected 215 million in the United States and 337 million worldwide at the time of hire. The film won 6 Oscars, was reprinted several times with new special effects and scenes.
The galaxy is ruled by proclaimed Darth Sidious Empire. With her waging war Rebel Alliance — supporters of the Old Republic, led by Princess Leia. She was able to steal the blueprints The “Death star” is the newest weapon of the Empire, which is able to destroy the planet, but she was caught and placed into custody. Almost all the Jedi are destroyed. Luke Skywalker from the planet Tatooine repairing droids C-3PO and R2-D2, the latter is a secret message from Leia. Luke, looking to escape R2-D2 is one of the few Jedi Obi-WAN Kenobi . He says that Luke’s father was a Jedi and gives him a lightsaber. Uncle and aunt to kill Luke and Obi-WAN starts to train Luke as a Jedi. Obi-WAN and Luke have taken rescue the Princess, to find this pilot Han Solo with Chewbacca and take a droids C-3PO and R2-D2. The heroes have to fight with Darth Vader — Emperor’s right hand and the “Death Star”.
Star wars. Episode V: the Empire strikes back (Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back)
The second film in the original trilogy of “Star wars” and the fifth episode in the chronology of Star Wars. Released 21 may 1980. Is the most financially successful part of the franchise (adjusted for inflation), and collected the world 538 million dollars and earned one Oscar. Reprinted in 1997 and 2004, and in 2011 the film on Blu-ray. In 2010, the film was included in the national film register of the Library of Congress.
The events of the film take place three years after episode IV, the Empire is actively attacking rebel forces and splits them on the planet Yavin. Hidden rebel base located on a remote snow-covered planet of Hoth, on it are Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca. In search of the rebels, the Empire sends probes scouts. One of them find Han and Chewbacca, while on patrol, but he manages to convey information. Luke is the Ghost of Obi-WAN and says to go to the planet Dagobah to become a disciple of master Yoda, who will continue training Luke. The Empire is attacking a base on the planet Hoth, the rebels evacuated on the edge of the galaxy. Han Solo, Chewbacca and Princess Leia are separated from the others and trying to hide from the forces of Vader on the planet Bespin, in Cloud city. Feeling that friends problems, Luke flies to Bespin without completing the training. On the planet Bespin, in the duel with Vader, Luke learns the secret about his father.
Star wars. Episode VI: return of the Jedi (Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi)
The last part of the original trilogy, the sixth episode of the fantastic epic was released on may 25 of 1983 in the world gathered 475 million dollars and was nominated for 4 Oscars. From 1980 to 1990 was released on VHS and LaserDisc, an improved version was released the same media, in 1997. In 2004 was followed by another re-release on DVD with the improvements, but the Blu-ray version was released in 2011.
A year after episode V, Han Solo was on the home planet of Luke, desert Tatooine to have a criminal, a smuggler Jabba the Hutt. Luke Skywalker, along with Princess Leia and the droids R2D2 and C-3PO is sent flies to Tatooine to save his friend. Meanwhile, Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine to build a new “Death Star” to strike rebels. The rebels landed on the planet Endor to there attack on the Imperial fleet. At the end of the episode will be the final duel between father and son, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, the living of which there will be only one.
Star wars. Episode I: the phantom menace (Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace)
The trilogy the prequel story of the events preceding the original, in particular the fate of Anakin Skywalker, Luke’s father. The first part of the trilogy came out 16 years after episode VI, in 1999. The picture was nominated for 3 Oscars and formally became the most financially successful (not considering inflation) after collecting 924.3 million dollars worldwide. Re-released on Blu-Ray 2011, and in 2012 — in 3D.
Jedi knight qui-gon Jinn and his Padawan Obi-WAN Kenobi are sent to resolve the conflict between the Trade Federation and the planet Naboo. The negotiations never took place and the Federation began an armed invasion of Naboo. The Jedi along with the Queen of Naboo, Padme Amidala, and escape plan to reach the capital of the galactic Republic and there to try to achieve a diplomatic solution to the situation. On the way, they made a forced landing on the desert planet Tatooine, where they meet the boy Anakin Skywalker, who had a very powerful connection with the Force. They take Anakin with them to teach skill of the Jedi. They return to Naboo, it appears that considered defeated once and for all the Sith returned.
Star wars. Episode II: attack of the clones (Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones)
Episode II was released in 2002 and was less successful: it collected about $ 650 million, nominated for 1 Oscars and 6 nominations for antinarco “Golden Raspberry”, which won two: worst supporting actor and worst-case scenario. With the release wasn’t all good: in 2000 one of the fans somehow got hold of and sold a copy of the script for 100,000 dollars. A pirate copy of the film also appeared before rolling began.
Ten years later, after the battle of Naboo, the galaxy is drawn into a civil war between The Republic and the separatists, led by Count Dooku. From The galactic Republic want to get a lot of solar systems. An attempt is made on Senator padmé Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo. After that, Obi-WAN Kenobi appoints 19-year-old Jedi Padawan Anakin Skywalker to protect Amidala, while he tries to find the instigators of the murder. Obi-WAN pursues the bounty hunter Jango Fett, which leads. but unknown planet Camino, where secretly grown clone army for Republic. As the sample was used Jango Fett. He flies to the the planet Geonosis. It turns out that count Dooku and the Commerce guilds are behind the separatists and provide them with a droid army. Chancellor Palpatine gets emergency powers, which allow you to use the clone army against the droid army of the separatists.
Star wars. Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith)
Episode III is the final in the trilogy of prequels. Released 19 may 2005. Despite only one nomination for an Oscar, was significantly positively received by experts and the public, than the previous part. In the first week the film earned more than $ 850 million worldwide and became the best selling film in 2005 in the U.S. and second in the world.
For three years there is a War between Clones The galactic Republic and the separatists under the command of count Dooku. A military leader of the Confederacy, General Grievous with droid army attacked Coruscant and captured Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Chapter Galactic Senate. The Jedi attempt to rescue the Chancellor, during which took place the battle between Anakin and count Dooku, whom he defeated and beheaded already disarmed on the orders of Palpatine. Thus Anakin closer to the Dark side. Back on Coruscant, Skywalker discovers that Amidala is pregnant, plagued by nightmares that she will die during childbirth. Obi-WAN sent to the planet Utapau, where he finds and kills General grievous. During a conversation with Palpatine, Anakin realizes that the Chancellor is Darth Sidious. Palpatine tells Anakin about the power of the dark side of the Force and the ability to save Padme Amidala. Losing Anakin Palpatine to the Jedi Council, master Jedi Mace Windu with three Jedi trying to arrest the Supreme Chancellor, during the battle breaks Anakin saves Palpatine cutting off the hand of Windu. Anakin swears allegiance to Sidious and gets Sith name Darth Vader.
At the moment it is all released films of the epic. In 2012, the Studio Disney buys Lucasfilm. Of course, understanding the financial prospects of the franchise, Disney decided to turn it into a series. Star wars. Episode VII: the force awakens comes out in December this year and will be the first film in a series of sequels, and events will take place after Episode VI. This full pomimo planned Spin-offs. Output VIII and IX episodes is scheduled for 2017 and 2019, respectively, between which are spin-offs.
Star wars. Episode VII: the Force awakens (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
The film will be the first of a trilogy of sequels will be released on 25 December this year. It was directed by J. J. Abrams, and Lucas plays the role of a consultant. As he told the press he was operating on about VII, VIII and IX of the episodes, but Disney refused them. Old actors from the film will be mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Leia organa), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca).
Known about the plot a bit. The events take place 30 years after “Return Of The Jedi”. It is expected that the film will be a revival of the Jedi Order, one of the main characters will be children of Princess Leia and Han Solo. The film will appear The first order breakaway The galactic Empire formation and Resistance, resulting from Rebel Alliance.