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Star Wars

Star Wars is easily one of the most successful and influential franchises of all time. Since the release of its first movie in 1977 ( Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope ), Star Wars has gone on to become a pop-cultural phenomenon. Within this franchise created by George Lucas, exotic characters that inhabit a fictional galaxy stand out!

Throughout the nine films of the main  Star Wars saga, actors such as Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac have participated.

Star Wars: a franchise like no other 

In addition to film productions, the worldwide success of Star Wars has allowed this franchise to also develop television series', video games, toys, and comics, becoming one of the franchises that raise the most money around the world. 

The Star Wars films have received more than 30 Oscar nominations; In total, they have won 10 Academy Awards! They have also garnered more than 20 BAFTA Award nominations, triumphing in six categories.

Fun facts about Star Wars

  • It holds the world record for being the "most successful movie merchandising franchise."
  • The Star Wars brand is estimated to generate product sales revenue of more than $24 billion. 
  • Star Wars has the most Saturn Awards for a franchise, with 44 awards. 
  • The Millennium Falcon Lego is the most popular and most sold in the world. 
  • In his first appearance, "Darth Vader" only appears for 8 minutes in the entire 1977 tape. 
'Star Wars' Quiz: Test your knowledge about the iconic saga!

Test your knowledge!

Whose father is "Darth Vader"?