Star Wars

Complete Overview of “Star Wars”

On May 25, 1977, ” Star Wars” arrived in movie theaters. 41 years have passed since that premiere, and today the franchise has become one of the most profitable in the world of cinema (only in movies, the saga has generated more than 5 billion dollars at the box office).

If you are one of those who has never been interested in this intergalactic saga, but you want to be on the wave to have a topic of conversation with your friends, we prepare for you an infographic with a quick summary with its history.

To expand your knowledge about “Star Wars”, you can visit the following infographic on general data, or also take a leap in this about the films of the saga with general information about figures, cast, production team, etc.


(Prequel Trilogy)

Episode I

Two Jedis, Qui-Gon Jinn and their Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi must protect Queen Amidala. In the middle of the mission they meet a boy named Anakin Skywalker who is part of an ancient Jedi prophecy because he is the one who will bring balance to the galaxy.

The enemies of this saga are the Sith. An apprentice of this evil race, Darth Maul and his teacher Darth Sidious (who pretends to be a Senator from the Galactic Republic called Palpatine). In the end, Darth Maul murders Qui-Gon Jinn. Obi-Wan murders Darth Maul and Anakin becomes Padawan of Obi-Wan. Meanwhile, the War between the Republic and the Separatists continues.

Episode II

Ten years after Episode I. Padmé Amidala remains in danger, Anakin must protect her while Obi-Wan discovers that the Republic has an army of clones (stormtroopers). Meanwhile, Anakin and Padmé begin to fall in love, but everything is interrupted when Anakin’s mother dies and he defiles his anger by killing an entire tribe starting their way to the Dark Side.

The movie ends when Obi-Wan and Anakin go in search of the separatist leader, an old Jedi now Sith called Count Dooku. The Jedis are surpassed by Dooku but it enters to carve in one of the most epic fights of the saga between the teacher Yoda, leader of the Jedis and Dooku. Yoda stops Dooku, but he escapes and the Galaxy enters a total war.

Episode III

Palpatine is kidnapped by the separatists. Anakin and Obi-Wan go to their rescue and the young Jedi decides to kill Dooku in cold blood. Anakin becomes close to Palpatine, who tempts him to join the Dark side. Revealing himself as Darth Sidious, the Jedi try to destroy him, but Anakin betrays them and joins the Dark Side.

Palpatine orders the army of clones to kill all the Jedi (including Padawans children). Joda confronts Yoda, who loses and goes into exile. Obi-Wan and Anakin face each other, Obi-Wan defeats him and presumes him dead, but Palpatine reappears to save him and turn him into Darth Vader. Padmé dies giving birth to his two children with Anakin, the twins Leia and Luke, who are separated. The Sith succeed and thus the Galactic Empire is born.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The film focuses on the theft of the Death Star plans (on which the plot of Episode IV revolves). Galen Erso is a scientist kidnapped by the Empire to build this powerful weapon, his little daughter becomes a criminal, and is captured by the Rebel Alliance in order to unveil the location of his father, to be killed (without her killing him) know). After the death of his father, who was not at the hands of the Rebels, Erso and Cassian decide to join a small group of rebels to steal the plans of this weapon and thus find its weak point. The film ends with an epic battle in which Darth Vader decides to destroy the entire planet and all the heroes die, but the planes are sent in time for the Rebels to use them. The end of Rogue One is the minutes before the start of Episode IV, with a Princess Leia rebuilt in GCI receiving the plans.


Episode IV

The first Star Wars movie. The Rebel Alliance faces the Empire. In that context, Luke meets Obi-Wan who must save Princess Leia held by the Empire after stealing the Death Star plans, an Empire weapon capable of destroying entire planets. They join Han Solo, a smuggler, and his inseparable friend Chewbacca, in order to rescue Leia. Obi-Wan is killed by Darth Vader. After escaping our heroes join the Rebel Alliance and an epic interstellar battle begins in which Luke on board a ship destroys the Death Star.

Episode V

The Empire attacks the main base of the Rebel Alliance, dividing the heroes. Leia and Han flee in search of an old ally, named Lando Calrissian. Luke searches for Yoda to form him as a Jedi, and completes his training. Han is betrayed by his friend, and the Empire locks him in Carbonita. Luke confronts Darth Vader but he is overcome and he cuts off a hand. In addition, he makes the greatest revelation of his life: “I am your father.” Luke escapes, meets with Leia and Han is handed over to the criminal Jabba The Hutt.

Episode VI

With the Alliance in danger, Leia and Luke rescue Han Solo now that the young man is already a Jedi. Meanwhile, the Rebel Alliance discovers that the Empire is building a second Death Star, which is protected by a force field that is generated on a planet called Endor. Luke surrenders to the Empire so he can face Vader later. Meanwhile, the Rebels destroy the shield generator. Luke has his battle and defeats Vader. Darth Sirius asks him to join the Dark Side, but Luke refuses, so Sidious tries to kill him, but Vader redeems himself by destroying his Master. Darth Vader dies and Luke takes his body from the Death Star to watch over him. The saga ends with a great celebration.

Episode VII

Everyone is looking for Luke Skywalker. The new bad guys in this movie are the Order of the Ren, a kind of Darth Vader fan. Poe Dameron is a pilot who gets to the planes to find Luke but is assaulted by villains, led by Kylo Ren, son of Han Solo and Princess Leia. Before he is kidnapped, he delivers the plans to his droid BB-8, who is later found by Rei and joins Finn, a deserter Stormtrooper. They join Han Solo and Chewbacca who are looking for Leia, who is now General of the Rebels. They discover that the other part of the plans is R2-D2. Rei is kidnapped by the Ren. Han, Poe, Chewbacca and Finn are going to save the girl, but the ex-smuggler is reunited with his son and when he tries to make him reconsider he is killed by him. In the final battle, Rei discovers that he has The Force and humiliates Kylo Ren in a saber duel. Finally, the young woman takes the plans and goes in search of Luke Skywalker, whom he finds.