Should You Watch the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy, Prequel Trilogy, or Original Trilogy?
If you’re a big Star Wars fan, you know there’s a great debate over which trilogy series is the best in the Star Wars saga. It can be a challenge to decide which to marathon on your next movie night.
In November of 2014, Lucasfilm dropped the trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, which would be the first film in the new Star Wars sequel trilogy (covering Episode VII, VIII, and IX). It picked up from where the classic first films in the series started in 1977. The sequel trilogy would finally complete the Luke Skywalker saga and open the doors for a whole new Star Wars expanded universe.
Whether you’re getting into Star Wars for the first time, or rewatching your favorite sci-fi classic, this quiz can help you decide which Star Wars trilogy to watch tonight.
Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
When George Lucas created the original Star Wars, he knew right away it would have to be three films because the Star Wars story was so epic. He created the original Star Wars trilogy starting with Episode IV for technical and storytelling reasons. Although Star Wars fans might all agree that the original trilogy would always be the best, the prequel and sequel trilogy both did a good job of completing the story. Fans today still love classics like A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. But more recent films in the prequel trilogy, (The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith), as well as the sequel trilogy, (The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker) have large fan bases.