Star Wars became a hit since it was first released to the world on the big screen in 1977. The brainchild of Hollywood director George Lucas, this American epic space opera franchise follows an epic battle between the forces of good, which is represented by the Jedi, and the forced of evil which are represented by the Sith.
The light saber, which is regarded as the weapon of choice in the entire Star Wars universe, has become an iconic representation of this sci fi franchise in popular culture.
This popularity of this movie franchise has cemented the science fiction genre as one of the most beloved movie genres in the world. The franchise currently has 7 movies under its name, with the most recent episode to be released in December of this year. To celebrate one of Hollywood’s most successful franchises in the world, here are some of the facts that both Star Wars and none Star Wars fans alike should know.
James Cameron was inspired to enter the film industry after watching Star Wars for the first time. He had to quit his job as a truck driver to do that.
People in France were still being guillotined by the time Star Wars was released in the theaters worldwide. The least reported execution done by Guillotine was carried out on September 10 of the same year.
Star Wars official Wikipedia is called Wookieepedia.
Carrie Fisher, the actress who played Princess Leuia did not wear any underwear during the filming of the entire series. George Lucas convinced the actress that “there is no underwear in outer space. “
“I have a bad feeling about this.” is the most famous line used in the entire Star Wars franchise. It is even used in the Indiana Jones movies.
Most of the Storm Troopers in the Star Wars are left handed. The reason for this is because their weapons were based on the real Sterling L2A3 9mm SMG.
The first light saber was invented by the Sith, not the Jedi. Jedis used blue and green colored light sabers while the Sith used red.
The Ewok language was based on the Tibetan and Nepalese language.
Darth Vader never said, “Luke, I am your father. ” Instead, he said, “No, I am your father.”
Star Wars collectible coins can actually be used as real money especially on the tiny South Pacific Island of Niue.
Jedi Master Yoda’s real alien species has never been revealed. Until now.
Actor Samuel L. Jackson had the words “Bad Motherf**” engraved on the light saber he used in the franchise. The fact that nobody saw him killed the in the previous movies might mean he will appear in the upcoming sequel.
Darth Vader is banned from all official Star Wars events.
Relive some of the franchise’s greatest cinematic moments in the videos below: