How Long Is Each Star Wars Movie?

Are you a die-hard Star Wars fan who wants to plan a movie marathon? Or are you new to the Star Wars universe and wondering how much time it will take to catch up with the entire saga? Either way, in this article, we’ll break down the runtime of each Star Wars movie.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Released in 1999, this is the first movie in the prequel trilogy. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 16 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

The second movie in the prequel trilogy was released in 2002. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

The final movie in the prequel trilogy was released in 2005. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

This standalone movie focusing on Han Solo’s origin story was released in 2018 and has a runtime of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Another standalone movie that takes place just before the events of Episode IV was released in 2016. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 13 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

The original Star Wars movie that started it all was released in 1977. It has a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Considered by many fans as one of the best movies in the franchise, The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1980 and has a runtime of 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

The final movie in the original trilogy was released in 1983. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 11 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

The first movie in the sequel trilogy that brought back beloved characters like Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca was released in 2015. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 18 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

Released in 2017, this movie divided fans with its controversial storytelling choices. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 32 minutes.

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

The final movie in the Skywalker saga that concluded the story arc of Rey, Finn, and Poe was released in 2019.

In Conclusion:

If you plan to watch all Star Wars movies including standalone films, you’ll need to set aside around 25 hours and 27 minutes. That’s over an entire day’s worth of Star Wars content!

But whether you’re watching for the first time or revisiting your favorite moments from a galaxy far far away, we hope this breakdown helps you plan your next viewing experience. May the force be with you!