If you’re a Star Wars fan, chances are you’ve heard of Dengar. He’s a bounty hunter who first appeared in The Empire Strikes Back and has since made appearances in various Star Wars media.
But which Star Wars movie does he appear in? Let’s take a closer look.
The Empire Strikes Back
Dengar’s first appearance was actually in The Empire Strikes Back, the second movie released in the original trilogy. In the movie, he is one of the bounty hunters hired by Darth Vader to track down the Millennium Falcon and capture its crew. While Dengar doesn’t have any speaking lines in the movie, he can be seen standing alongside other bounty hunters like Boba Fett and IG-88.
The Clone Wars
While not technically a Star Wars movie, it’s worth noting that Dengar also appears in The Clone Wars animated series. In the episode “Bounty Hunters,” he teams up with fellow bounty hunters Bossk and Boba Fett to track down a group of Jedi who have crash-landed on Florrum.
Return of the Jedi
Dengar’s next big-screen appearance didn’t come until Return of the Jedi, the third and final movie in the original trilogy. In this movie, he can be seen standing alongside other bounty hunters as they await their payment from Jabba the Hutt for capturing Han Solo.
While Dengar hasn’t appeared in any of the recent Star Wars movies (as of 2021), he has continued to make appearances in various expanded universe media. This includes books, comics, and video games set within the Star Wars universe.
So which Star Wars movie does Dengar appear in? The answer is The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. While his appearances may be brief, Dengar has become a fan favorite character and has continued to make appearances in various Star Wars media.