Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray

Releases on September 16, 2011
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Video: 1080p MPEG-4 AVC 2.40:1
  • Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1
  • Specs: 9-Disc Set (BD-50)
  • Director: George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand
  • Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, James Earl Jones, Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
  • Runtime: 13 hours 24 minutes (features)
    30 hours (bonus)
  • MPAA Rating: PG/PG-13
  • Release Date:
  • Also At: BestBuy, Walmart, Target, Buy.com

Star Wars: The Complete Blu-ray Saga arrives in September 2011, for the first time on the high-definition format, and will feature all six live-action Star Wars feature films, along with three additional discs and more than 30 hours of extensive special features including never-before-seen deleted and alternate scenes, an exploration of the exclusive Star Wars archives, and much more.

Click here for the Blu-ray View announcement post, as well as links to the other trilogy box sets.

Special Bonus Features and Disc Breakdown

  • Disc 1: Star Wars: Episode I, The Phantom Menace
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Ben
      Burtt, Rob Coleman, John Knoll, Dennis Muren and Scott Squires
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and
      Crew
  • Disc 2: Star Wars: Episode II, Attack of the Clones
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum,
      Ben Burtt, Rob Coleman, Pablo Helman, John Knoll and Ben Snow
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and
      Crew
  • Disc 3: Star Wars: Episode III, Revenge of the Sith
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum,
      Rob Coleman, John Knoll and Roger Guyett
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and Crew
  • Disc 4: Star Wars: Episode IV, A New Hope
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Carrie Fisher, Ben Burtt
      and Dennis Muren
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and Crew
  • Disc 5: Star Wars: Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Irvin
      Kershner, Carrie Fisher, Ben Burtt and Dennis Muren
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and
      Crew
  • Disc 6: Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
    • Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Carrie Fisher, Ben
      Burtt and Dennis Muren
    • Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Cast and Crew
  • Disc 7: Star Wars Archives: Episodes I-III
    • Deleted, extended and alternate scenes
    • Prop,
      maquette and costume turnarounds
    • Matte paintings and concept art
    • Supplementary interviews with cast and crew
    • Flythrough of the Lucasfilm Archives
    • Additional Content
  • Disc 8: Star Wars Archives: Episodes IV-VI
    • Deleted, extended and alternate scenes
    • Prop,
      maquette and costume turnarounds
    • Matte paintings and concept art
    • Supplementary interviews with cast and crew
    • Flythrough of the Lucasfilm Archives
    • Additional Content
  • Disc 9: The Star Wars Documentaries
    • Star Warriors (2007, Apx. 84 Minutes): Some Star Wars fans want to
      collect action figures…these fans want to be action figures! A tribute to the 501st Legion, a global organization of Star Wars
      costume enthusiasts, this insightful documentary shows how the super-fan club promotes interest in the films through charity and
      volunteer work at fundraisers and high-profile special events around the world.
    • A Conversation with the Masters: The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later (2010, Apx. 25 Minutes): George Lucas, Irvin Kershner,
      Lawrence Kasdan and John Williams look back on the making of The Empire Strikes Back in this in-depth retrospective from Lucasfilm
      created to help commemorate the 30th anniversary of the movie. The masters discuss and reminisce about one of the most beloved
      films of all time.
    • Star Wars Spoofs (2011, Apx. 91 Minutes): The farce is strong with this one! Enjoy a hilarious collection of Star Wars spoofs
      and parodies that have been created over the years, including outrageous clips from Family Guy, The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mother
      and more — and don’t miss “Weird Al” Yankovic’s one-of-a-kind music video tribute to The Phantom Menace!
    • The Making of Star Wars (1977, Apx. 49 Minutes): Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars
      movie was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2. Includes interviews with George
      Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
    • The Empire Strikes Back: SPFX (1980, Apx. 48 Minutes): Learn the secrets of making movies in a galaxy far, far away. Hosted by
      Mark Hamill, this revealing documentary offers behind-the-scenes glimpses into the amazing special effects that transformed George
      Lucas’ vision for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back into reality!
    • Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983, Apx. 48 Minutes): Go behind the scenes — and into the costumes — as production
      footage from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with vintage monster movie clips in this in-depth exploration of the painstaking
      techniques utilized by George Lucas to create the classic creatures and characters seen in the film. Hosted and narrated by Carrie
      Fisher and Billie Dee Williams.
    • Anatomy of a Dewback (1997, Apx. 26 Minutes): See how some of the special effects in Star Wars became even more special two
      decades later! George Lucas explains and demonstrates how his team transformed the original dewback creatures from immovable rubber
      puppets (in the original 1977 release) to seemingly living, breathing creatures for the Star Wars 1997 Special Edition update.
    • Star Wars Tech (2007, Apx. 46 Minutes): Exploring the technical aspects of Star Wars vehicles, weapons and gadgetry, Star Wars
      Tech consults leading scientists in the fields of physics, prosthetics, lasers, engineering and astronomy to examine the
      plausibility of Star Wars technology based on science as we know it today.

The Prequel Trilogy

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    (32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master discover nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker, a young slave unusually strong in the Force. Anakin wins a thrilling Podrace and with it his freedom as he leaves his home to be trained as a Jedi. The heroes return to Naboo where Anakin and the Queen face massive invasion forces while the two Jedi contend with a deadly foe named Darth Maul. Only then do they realize the invasion is merely the first step in a sinister scheme by the re-emergent forces of darkness known as the Sith.

  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    (22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padmé Amidala, and Anakin Skywalker as they are thrown together again for the first time since the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo. Anakin has grown into the accomplished Jedi apprentice of Obi-Wan, who himself has transitioned from student to teacher. The two Jedi are assigned to protect Padmé whose life is threatened by a faction of political separatists. As relationships form and powerful forces collide, these heroes face choices that will impact not only their own fates, but the destiny of the Republic.

  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    (19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor’s new apprentice – Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin’s own offspring – the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.

The Original Trilogy

  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

    Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begins Luke’s Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire. Although Obi-Wan sacrifices himself in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader, his former apprentice, Luke proves that the Force is with him by destroying the Empire’s dreaded Death Star.

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    Luke Skywalker and his friends have set up a new base on the ice planet of Hoth, but it is not long before their secret location is discovered by the evil Empire. After narrowly escaping, Luke splits off from his friends to seek out a Jedi Master called Yoda. Meanwhile, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and C-3PO seek sanctuary at a city in the Clouds run by Lando Calrissian, an old friend of Han’s. But little do they realize that Darth Vader already awaits them.

  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    (4 years after Episode IV) In the epic conclusion of the saga, the Empire prepares to crush the Rebellion with a more powerful Death Star while the Rebel fleet mounts a massive attack on the space station. Luke Skywalker confronts his father Darth Vader in a final climactic duel before the evil Emperor. In the last second, Vader makes a momentous choice: he destroys the Emperor and saves his son. The Empire is finally defeated, the Sith are destroyed, and Anakin Skywalker is thus redeemed. At long last, freedom is restored to the galaxy.

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