If you are a Star Wars fan, you might be familiar with the Ewoks, the cute and furry inhabitants of the forest moon of Endor. But which Star Wars movie features these lovable creatures? Let’s find out.
Return of the Jedi
The Ewoks make their first appearance in the third installment of the original Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi. Released in 1983, this movie sees Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo teaming up with the Ewoks to take down the Empire’s shield generator on Endor.
The Battle of Endor
The Ewoks play a crucial role in the Battle of Endor, where they use their primitive weapons and guerrilla tactics to help defeat the Imperial forces. Their bravery and loyalty endear them to our heroes, and they become an important part of the Rebel Alliance’s victory over the Empire.
After Return of the Jedi, the Ewoks appeared in several spin-off movies and TV shows. These include:
- Ewok Adventures: Caravan of Courage (1984) – A made-for-TV movie that follows two human children who get lost on Endor and are rescued by the Ewoks.
- Ewok Adventures: The Battle for Endor (1985) – A sequel to Caravan of Courage where an army of marauders attacks an Ewok village.
- Star Wars: Rebels (2014-2018) – An animated TV series that takes place between Episodes III and IV. The Ewoks make a cameo appearance in one episode.
So there you have it! The Ewoks first appeared in Return of the Jedi, where they helped the Rebel Alliance defeat the Empire in the Battle of Endor.
They have since made appearances in several spin-off movies and TV shows. If you’re a fan of these cute and cuddly creatures, be sure to check out their other appearances in the Star Wars universe!