Star Wars is undoubtedly one of the most successful movie franchises of all time. With its captivating storyline, iconic characters, and stunning visual effects, it has captured the hearts of millions around the world.
But have you ever wondered how much money each Star Wars movie has made? Let’s take a look at the box office numbers.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Released in 1977, A New Hope was the first installment in the Star Wars franchise. It grossed a whopping $775.4 million worldwide, making it one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1980 and was a huge success, grossing $548.1 million worldwide.
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
The final chapter in the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi was released in 1983 and grossed $475.
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
In 1999, George Lucas brought back Star Wars with The Phantom Menace. Despite mixed reviews from fans and critics alike, it grossed an impressive $1 billion worldwide.
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
The second installment in the prequel trilogy, Attack of the Clones was released in 2002 and grossed $653 million worldwide.
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The final chapter in the prequel trilogy, Revenge of the Sith was released in 2005 and grossed $868.4 million worldwide.
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
After a long hiatus, the Star Wars franchise returned in 2015 with The Force Awakens. It quickly became a box office sensation, grossing over $2 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing Star Wars movie to date.
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
The Last Jedi was released in 2017 and grossed $1.3 billion worldwide, making it the second highest-grossing Star Wars movie to date.
Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
The Rise of Skywalker was released in 2019 and grossed $1.07 billion worldwide.
The Star Wars franchise has been a commercial success for over four decades, with each movie grossing hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office. From the original trilogy to the prequels and sequels, fans have been captivated by this epic space opera saga for generations.
- A New Hope: $775.4 million
- The Empire Strikes Back: $548.1 million
- Return of the Jedi: $475.1 million
- The Phantom Menace: $1 billion
- Attack of the Clones: $653 million
- Revenge of the Sith: $868.4 million
- The Force Awakens: over $2 billion
- The Last Jedi:$1.3 billion
- The Rise of Skywalker:$1.07 billion