With Rogue One: A Star Wars Story coming out in theaters tomorrow, Rotten Tomatoes is taking a look at the Star Wars franchise to see how all the past 7 movies rank on the site. Here are the rankings:
1. The Empire Strikes Back—94%
2. A New Hope—93%
3. The Force Awakens—92%
4. Return Of The Jedi—80%
5. Revenge Of The Sith—79%
6. Attack Of The Clones—65%
7. The Phantom Menace—55%
I’d personally rank ’em…
1. Return of the Jedi (A-)
2. The Empire Strikes Back (A-)
3. A New Hope (B+)
4. The Force Awakens (B+)
5. Revenge of the Sith (B-)
6. Attack of the Clones (C)
7. The Phantom Menace (C-)
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My personal rankings are almost the same as yours. I have the first 5 the same as you, but I have The Phantom Menace at #6 and Attack Of The Clones at #7.
Yup, Empire and then Hope far ahead, with Jedi and Force a photo finish for third, followed by the dire Sith and the even worse Phantom and Clones (in that order).
The Original Trilogy is pretty perfect, to be completely honest, though Empire Strikes back is my favorite.
1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. Return of the Jedi
3. Star Wars
4. Revenge of the Sith
5. Jar Jar Abrams’ Disney Wars: The Failed Awakening
6. Attack of the Clones
7. The Phantom Menace (Arguably the single worst motion picture ever made. Or at least, I myself could argue that, pretty damn persuasively too!)
Well, having seen ROGUE ONE now, my revised order goes
2. NEW HOPE
3. ROGUE ONE
The new film is easily in the top 3 and a significant step-up from last year’s installment (which had plenty of merit and foolishness in equal measure)
Empire is my personal favorite. The first three, in any event.
The rest of them seems almost, like a blur. I think back and cant tell one from another. I cant recall which one ‘ol Darth screams, “Noooooo”.
Force was interesting. Must See Rogue One.
Cant rank the latest yet but the rest, I’ll take everyone’s word on them.