Worst to Best Star Wars Movies Ranked by Tomatometer
We count down all Star Wars movies according to their Tomatometer scores. Does any of the prequels stack up to the original trilogy? Can you guess which movie has the highest score? Read through to find out.
Adjusted Score: 24.79%
Critics Consensus: Mechanical animation and a less-than stellar script make The Clone Wars a pale shadow of George Lucas' once great franchise.
"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" showcases an entirely new look and feel to the galaxy far, far away--combining the expansive... [More]
Adjusted Score: 65.186%
Critics Consensus: Burdened by exposition and populated with stock characters, The Phantom Menace gets the Star Wars prequels off to a bumpy -- albeit visually dazzling -- start.
In 1977, George Lucas released Star Wars, the ultimate sci-fi popcorn flick-turned-pop-culture myth machine. It quickly became the biggest money-making... [More]
Adjusted Score: 72.751%
Critics Consensus: Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones benefits from an increased emphasis on thrilling action, although they're once again undercut by ponderous plot points and underdeveloped characters.
The second prequel to the original Star Wars trilogy takes place ten years after the events depicted in Star Wars:... [More]
Adjusted Score: 88.361%
Critics Consensus: Though failing to reach the cinematic heights of its predecessors, Return of the Jedi remains an entertaining sci-fi adventure and a fitting end to the classic trilogy.
In the epic conclusion of the saga, the Empire prepares to crush the Rebellion with a more powerful Death Star... [More]
Adjusted Score: 88.529%
Critics Consensus: With Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, George Lucas brings his second Star Wars trilogy to a suitably thrilling and often poignant -- if still a bit uneven -- conclusion.
George Lucas draws the Star Wars film series to a close with this dark sci-fi adventure which sets the stage... [More]
Adjusted Score: 107.642%
Critics Consensus: Packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series' former glory while injecting it with renewed energy.
The Star Wars saga continues with this seventh entry -- the first under the Walt Disney Co. umbrella. The film... [More]
Adjusted Score: 105.015%
Critics Consensus: A legendarily expansive and ambitious start to the sci-fi saga, George Lucas opened our eyes to the possibilities of blockbuster filmmaking and things have never been the same.
Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when... [More]
Adjusted Score: 103.111%
Critics Consensus: Dark, sinister, but ultimately even more involving than A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back defies viewer expectations and takes the series to heightened emotional levels.
The second entry in George Lucas' Star Wars trilogy finds Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), the green-as-grass hero from the first... [More]