May the 4th be with you! Every year, on May 4th, Star Wars fans all over the world celebrate their love for the iconic movie franchise.
From movie marathon sessions to dressing up as their favorite characters, fans get creative in expressing their fandom. But what Star Wars movies can we expect to see this May 4th?
Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
If you are a die-hard fan of the franchise, then you must have heard of the “Skywalker Saga.” It’s a series of nine movies that trace the journey of the Skywalker family. Starting from “A New Hope” and ending with “The Rise of Skywalker,” this saga is a must-watch for anyone who wants to understand the entire Star Wars universe.
Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
The original trilogy includes “A New Hope,” “The Empire Strikes Back,” and “Return of Jedi.” These three movies are classics and still hold up as some of the best sci-fi movies ever made. They introduce us to iconic characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, and many more.
Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy
The prequel trilogy includes “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones,” and “Revenge of the Sith.” These movies take place before the events in the original trilogy and show us how Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader. While they received mixed reviews upon release, they have gained a significant following over time.
Star Wars: The Sequel Trilogy
The sequel trilogy includes “The Force Awakens,” “The Last Jedi,” and “The Rise of Skywalker.” Set after the events in the original trilogy, these movies introduce new characters like Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, and Kylo Ren while also bringing back old favorites like Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, and Han Solo.
Star Wars Spin-Offs
Apart from the main movies, there are also spin-offs that explore different aspects of the Star Wars universe. Here are some of the most popular ones:
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
This movie takes place just before the events of “A New Hope” and shows us how a group of rebels stole the plans for the Death Star. It’s a standalone story that adds depth to the events in the original trilogy.
Solo: A Star Wars Story
This movie explores the backstory of Han Solo and shows us how he became the smuggler we all know and love. While it didn’t perform as well at the box office as other Star Wars movies, it’s still worth watching for fans who want to know more about this iconic character.
Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to the franchise, there’s no denying that Star Wars has had a huge impact on pop culture. This May 4th, celebrate by watching your favorite movies or discovering new ones. May the force be with you!