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How to Watch Star Wars Movies in Order on Disney+ 2022

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There are two options for watching Star Wars movies. You can watch in the chronological order in which the movies take place or in the release order in which they came out.

The only place to stream Star Wars movies in on Disney+ so you'll need a subscription. If you don't have Disney+, you can rent the movies from iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and other online movie rental services.

This article only covers Star Wars movies that were released theatrically. It doesn't include TV movies, animation like Clone Wars, or TV series like The Mandalorian.

How to Watch Star Wars in Chronological Order

Want to watch Star Wars movies in the order that the story takes place in the world of the characters? Then here's the order you should follow.

MovieTimingWhere to WatchStar Wars Episode I: The Phantom MenaceTakes place when Anakin Skywalker is still a kidDisney+Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the ClonesTakes place when Anakin is a teenDisney+Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SithTakes place when Anakin is an adult, but before he becomes [spoilers!]Disney+Solo: A Star Wars StoryTakes place about 9 years after Episode III, and 10 years before Episode IVDisney+Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryEnds just before Episode IV beginsDisney+Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Starts just after Rogue One endsDisney+Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackTakes place after the destruction of the Death StarDisney+Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Takes place about a year after The Empire Strikes BackDisney+Star Wars Episode VII: The Force AwakensTakes place about 34 years after Episode IVDisney+Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last JediTakes place just after Episode VIIDisney+Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of SkywalkerTakes place about a year after Episode VIIIDisney+

Want to watch these movies all in one long, amazing binge? Well, you better set aside a whole weekend. All together, the movies run a total of 1,489 minutes, or just under 25 hours. Add in some time for meals, bathroom breaks, and maybe a little sleep and it will take you the better part of two days to watch all of the Star Wars movies.

How to Watch Star Wars in Order of Release

Prefer to watch Star Wars movies in release order, starting with the original Star Wars trilogy, so you can get the feeling of what it was like to go to the theater to see them? Then this is the order you use.

MovieRelease DateWhere to WatchStar Wars Episode IV: A New HopeMay 1977Disney+Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackMay 1980Disney+Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the JediMay 1983Disney+Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom MenaceMay 1999Disney+Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the ClonesMay 2002Disney+Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith May 2005Disney+Star Wars Episode VII: The Force AwakensDec. 2015Disney+Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryDec. 2016Disney+Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last JediDec. 2017Disney+Solo: A Star Wars Story May 2018Disney+Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of SkywalkerDec. 2019Disney+