Are you a Star Wars fan eagerly waiting to watch your favorite movie on the big screen? Well, AMC theaters have got you covered! But what Star Wars movie is AMC playing?
Let’s take a look at the current lineup of Star Wars movies playing at AMC theaters across the country.
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Released in 1977, this is the first movie in the epic space opera franchise. Directed by George Lucas, the movie introduced us to iconic characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Darth Vader. It’s a classic that every Star Wars fan must watch!
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
Released in 1980, this is widely considered as one of the best movies in the franchise. Directed by Irvin Kershner, it follows Luke Skywalker as he trains with Jedi Master Yoda while Han Solo and Princess Leia evade Darth Vader and his forces. This movie is known for its iconic twist ending!
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
Released in 1983, this movie concludes the original trilogy of Star Wars. Directed by Richard Marquand, it features our heroes attempting to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and ultimately facing off against Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine in an epic battle.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Released in 2016, this standalone movie takes place just before Episode IV and tells the story of how a group of rebels stole plans for the Death Star. Directed by Gareth Edwards, it features new characters like Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor while also including appearances from classic characters like Darth Vader.
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
Released in 2015 after a hiatus of more than a decade, this movie takes place 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi. Directed by J.J. Abrams, it introduces us to a new generation of heroes like Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron while also bringing back classic characters like Han Solo and Princess Leia.
Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
Released in 2017, this movie continues the story from The Force Awakens as Rey seeks to learn more about the Force from Luke Skywalker while the Resistance battles against the First Order. Directed by Rian Johnson, it’s a controversial entry in the franchise that divided fans.
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker
Released in 2019, this movie concludes the sequel trilogy and the entire Skywalker saga. Abrams once again, it sees our heroes facing off against Emperor Palpatine and his Final Order while also bringing closure to several character arcs.
So there you have it! These are all Star Wars movies currently playing at AMC theaters. Whether you’re a long-time fan or just getting into the franchise, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on the big screen!