25 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars

Posted by , Updated on December 16, 2013


It’s quite possibly the most influential film series ever created. In fact, it has even been credited with the invention of the idea of film series (prior to Star Wars sequels weren’t really heard of). These are 25 surprising things you didn’t know about Star Wars.

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It's original title was "Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the Journal of the Whills, Saga I: The Star Wars". It was eventually shortened.

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Star Wars is the most successful movie related toy line ever with 250 million action figures sold between 1978 and 1986

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Frank Oz, the actor who voiced Yoda, also voiced Miss Piggy on the Muppets

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The sound of Darth Vader's labored breathing was achieved using a scuba regulator.

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George Lucas was diagnosed with hypertension and exhaustion as a result of filming Star Wars

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