Last Updated on March 18, 2022 by Allison Lancaster
Star Wars fans love their movies and merchandise. They also love watching their favorite films over and over again. When it comes to watching the Star Wars movies in order, there is no shortage of opinions on what order is best for viewing.
How To Watch the Star Wars Movies in Order
For some fans, Star Wars movies are meant to be watched in the order originally released in theaters, but most fans agree that Star Wars movies are meant to be watched in chronological order.
No matter how you choose to enjoy the films, there’s no denying they are popular amongst Disney fans. We’ve listed the movies in both the order they were released in theaters and chronologically so you can decide which way works best for you.
Star Wars Movies in Order of Release
- Episode IV: A New Hope — 1977
- Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back — 1980
- Episode VI: Return of the Jedi — 1983
- Episode I: The Phantom Menace — 1999
- Episode II: Attack of the Clones — 2002
- Episode III: Revenge of the Sith — 2005
- Episode VII: The Force Awakens — 2015
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — 2016
- Episode VIII: The Last Jedi — 2017
- Solo: A Star Wars Story — 2018
- Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker — 2019
- Obi Wan Kenobi — 2022
Star Wars Movies in Chronological Order
If watching the Star Wars movies in chronological order is your goal, the order, starting with The Phantom Menace and ending with the newest Disney Star Wars movie, Obi-Wan Kenobi is listed below.
- Episode I: The Phantom Menace
- Episode II: Attack of the Clones
- Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
- Solo: A Star Wars Story
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Episode IV: A New Hope
- Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
- Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
- Episode VII: The Force Awakens
- Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
- Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
- Obi Wan Kenobi
How Long Would It Take To Watch All The Star Wars Movies?
If you’re looking for a series to binge, this is a great option! To watch all the Star Wars movies in order would take you 25 hours and 7 minutes. That is watching them back-to-back and includes not only all the Star Wars episodes, but the two anthology movies, Rogue and Solo.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is being released on May 25, 2022 and we don’t have a run time yet so it isn’t included in the equation.
Here’s the list of movies in order from shortest to longest in case you’re curious.
- A New Hope – 121 minutes
- The Empire Strikes Back — 124 minutes
- Return of the Jedi — 131 minutes
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — 133 minutes
- Solo: A Star Wars Story — 135 minutes
- The Phantom Menace — 136 minutes
- The Force Awakens — 138 minutes
- Revenge of the Sith — 140 minutes
- Attack of the Clones — 142 minutes
- The Last Jedi — 152 minutes
- The Rise of Skywalker – 155 minutes
Star Wars Movies in Order Printable
If you’re wondering how to watch the Star Wars movies in order (with the Star Wars shows included as a bonus), this is the guide for you.
Whichever order you choose to watch the Star Wars movies in, I hope you’ve found these lists interesting. Now all you have to do is download the PDF, check the list and get started watching the Star Wars movies in order now. May The Force Be With You!