- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 3:51PM
To celebrate the release of STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker – in cinemas December 19, Vaughan took the time to wrap up the previous eight movies so that you’re all caught up…
Movie number one: Phantom Menace.
We meet Anakin Skywalker and he’s a slave. Liam Neeson gets cut in half; Anakin ditches his mum and becomes a Jedi in training.
Movie two: Attack of the clones.
Temuera Morrison is 90% of the characters. Anakin’s an angsty teenager Jedi apprentice who’s in love and that’s a Jedi no-no.
Movie three: Revenge of the Sith.
Big good guy Palpatine’s actually a big bad guy called Sidious. Anakin is allowed to be Jedi Master, his lady dies, he goes full bad boy then catches on fire due to lack of high ground, becomes Darth Vader and his girlfriend had secret babies.
Nineteen years later it’s movie four and new hope!
Farm boy Luke Skywalker gets a lightsaber from old Ewan McGregor then old Ewan dies. Luke kisses his sister, didn’t know it was his sister – blows up the death star.
Movie five: Empire Strikes Back.
Luke meets Yoda, learns more about the force. Fights Darth Vader, loses his hand. Darth Vader says “I am your father” and Luke says “noooo!”
Movie six: Return of the Jedi.
Luke gets a robot hand, there’s another Death Star. Big bad guy from Revenge of the Sith shoots Luke with electricity. Darth Vader throws big bad guy down a hole, becomes good guy again then dies. Death Star blows up again.
Thirty years later, movie seven: The Force Awakens.
Orphan Rey has Jedi powers but so does new bad guy Kylo Ren, big dark angry moody type, you know the ones. They have a lightsaber fight, another Death Star planet thing blows up, Rey finds Luke Skywalker to learn Jedi tricks.
Movie number eight: The Last Jedi.
Rey gets really good at Jedi stuff, teams up with Kylo Ren to find big bad guy, then Kylo Ren fights Luke Skywalker’s ghost and Rey escapes.
+Don’t miss the ninth and final film of the Star Wars saga STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker when it hits cinemas December 19.
Check out the trailer below!