‘Star Wars’: 10 greatest fights from the movies, ranked

Yes Star Wars The film revolves around many different wars, hence the name. Since there is a war to be fought, the movie is full of many battles between opposing sides.

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There are dozens of characters that have appeared in movies, although some are better than others, either because of the visual appeal, the emotional impact, or the importance of the story.

10 Battle of Naboo – ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’ (1999)

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The Battle of Naboo was the first battle of the war between the Republic and the Trade Union. The problem is, the Republic is not a very large power, so their war capabilities are limited. They sent a satellite plane to destroy the Separatist space station in orbit of the planet, but their ground forces were led by the Gungans. Gungans don’t have blasters, just spears, and little electro-balls that they hurtle at Battle Droids. They also have bubble shields that protect them from blasts, as long as the droids don’t get too close.

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Anakin (Jake Lloyd) unwittingly finds himself swept up in a space battle, and is the one who destroys the space station and the battle winds. Both he and Jar Jar (Ahmed is the best) wind up is a surprisingly good help in combat, even if it’s just accidental.

9 Battle of Exegol – ‘Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker’ (2019)\

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The Battle of Exegol is the climactic final battle The rise of Skywalker. A battle between the First Order and the Rebel Alliance, the battle takes place not in space, but in the stormy Exegol atmosphere of the planet. Not only the enemy ships are dangerous, but also the lightning that shoots across the clouds.

Thanks to the advancement of CGI and other film technology, the battle is truly stunning. The contrast of the bright lasers mixed with the eerie background of the storm clouds makes for a spectacular sight. In an otherwise poorly received film, this scene shines through as a quality moment.

8 Battle of Utapau – ‘Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’ (2005)

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Revenge of the Sith There are several battles interspersed throughout it, and they are all pretty amazing. One of them was the Battle of Utapau, which was a battle between the Republics, led by Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and the Separatists, led by General Grievous (Matthew Russell Wood).

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The two, of course, duke it out in a climactic lightsaber duel, but the action witnessed between the Clones and the Battle Droids is pretty cool, too. The brutal environment of Utapau’s deep pit makes for an interesting set as well.

7 Battle of Scarif – ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (2016)

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The Battle of Scarif is a very important event in the story Star Wars. It is also the peak of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Taking place between Episodes III and IV, this is the first and largest major battle fought between the Rebel Alliance and the newly formed Empire.

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Many familiar ships reappear, including the iconic X-Wing fighters and Star Destroyers. It is a classic example of Star Wars space combat, which is one of the many things that make the franchise great.

6 Battle of Kashyyyk – ‘Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’

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The Battle of Kashyyyk takes place on the home planet of the Wookies at the same time as the Battle of Utapau. Acting as the commander in battle is fan-favorite character Yoda (Frank Oz) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew). Separatists and republicans alike threw some impressive war machines at each other.

At the same time, fans get to witness some Wookie war, too. Many Wookies fight and die in battle, and their war machines and culture are finally revealed to the audience. Of course, the battle becomes less cut and dry when Order 66 is implemented in the middle of it.

5 The First Battle of Geonosis – ‘Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones’ (2002)

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The first battle of Geonosis was an exciting climax Attack of the Clones, it also refers to the outbreak of the Clone Wars. This is the first time the Clone Army appears, arriving in time to help the few Jedi who survived the initial attack on the Geonosian Stadium.

Although many Jedi died, it was good to witness Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson) in the first battle, which is the first time that the purple lightsaber is seen in the film. This is when the true military prowess of the public is unleashed, and when it shows just how efficient the Clones are.

4 Battle of Coruscant – ‘Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’ \

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Occurring immediately after the opening crawl, the Battle of Coruscant is a brazen attempt by the Trade Federation to attack Coruscant, the capital of the Republic. The visual effects in this battle are truly incredible, and are part of what makes it Revenge of the Sith The best prequel movie.

Anakin (Hayden Christensen) and Obi-Wan not only provide air support with their starfighters, but they also attack the Seperatists’ flagship on a mission to rescue Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) and kill Count Dooku (Christopher Lee). Not only is there great space combat, but great lightsaber combat, too.

3 Battle of Hoth – ‘Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back’ (1980)

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The Battle of Hoth happened at the beginning of Empires strike back, and features the frozen tundra of the titular planet as the rebels desperately try to defend their base long enough to allow their leader to evacuate. This battle features AT-AT Imperial Walkers. In addition to the basic technology for the time, it is also a feast for the eyes.

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Not only was it thrilling, but it was a battle the good guys actually lost, as the Rebel base was destroyed by the Empire. Even with Luke (Mark Hamill) participate in the fight, his lightsaber is not enough to bring down the Empire.

2 The Battle of Endor – ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi’ (1983)

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This battle is big and huge Return of the Jedi. Set on the forest moon of Endor, the ground forces work, which includes Luke and Han (Harrison Ford) is to destroy the shield generator that protects the Death Star II. They are helped by the cute Ewoks, the native race of the planet. Even if they only fight with slingshots and catapults, they can still create enough diversions for the Stormtroopers to allow Luke and his friends to do what they want.

Meanwhile, in space, Lando (Billy Dee Williams) is flight Millennium Falcon During the rebel ship of star fighters to destroy the Death Star II. If they can do this, the war will be won. The audience gets a sense of the Imperial Viceroy closing in on the rebels as they are lured into a trap, and surrounded on all sides. But despite the tough start, the rebels won. It is this iconic scene that makes the film a perfect conclusion to the original trilogy.

1 Battle of Yavin – ‘Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’ (1977)

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You can’t beat the original. In almost fifty years of Star WarsNothing ever topped the feeling of desperation and chaos A new hopeBattle of Yavin. Threatened with an interplanetary attack on the Yavin base from the Death Star, the Rebels plan to blow it up. It was a one in a million chance, but it was the only chance they had of preventing their own destruction.

Luke, along with Han and several other rebel pilots attack the Death Star, embarking on the iconic trench chase scene to find its thermal vents. If they can fire a proton torpedo down the exhaust, they can destroy the Death Star. It was not easy to do, and many rebels were killed. Luke, calling for the Force, can focus and grab Luck, blowing the first Death Star to strike. The sense of triumph that viewers felt after watching it was incomparable, and one of, if not the greatest Star Wars moment to date.

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