Star Wars Episode IX Coloured Inner Cup Kylo Ren Dark
Mugs & Cups Star Wars
- High quality cup
- Officially licensed
- Capacity: 0.315 liters
- Material: Ceramic
Star Wars (English for Star Wars) is a film franchise whose history began with the 1977 motion picture Star Wars (original title: Star Wars). Creator of Star Wars is the screenwriter, producer and director George Lucas. At its core, Star Wars consists of three film trilogies: The Original Trilogy, which, in addition to Star Wars, includes The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi Knights (1983); the Prequel Trilogy, set in the period before the Original Trilogy, with The Dark Menace (1999), Attack of the Clones (2002), and Revenge of the Sith (2005); and the Sequel Trilogy, with The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017), and Skywalker’s Rise (2019).
Star Wars is classified, among other things, in the genre of space opera and as a heroic epic. The films are set in the fictional universe of a distant past and deal with the ongoing struggle between good and evil – two sides represented by the Light and by the Dark Side of the Force. The first two trilogies essentially tell of the fall of the Galactic Republic, the rise of the Galactic Empire, and the successful revolution against the Empire by the former leaders of the Republic. The models and sources of inspiration for Star Wars were works from pop culture, including those by director Akira Kurosawa, and from the myth theory of Joseph Campbell.
Measured by their box-office takings, which together total more than nine billion U.S. dollars to date, the Star Wars films are among the most successful works in film history. The films’ major awards include ten Oscars. Star Wars also gained notoriety for its elaborate and innovative animation technology. The Star Wars franchise, which is one of the most commercially profitable, includes spin-off films and television series beyond the core movies, more than 250 novels, as well as comic books, toys and countless other merchandising products. Up to and including 2015, sales of Star Wars branded products generated revenues of approximately $30 billion.
In 2012, Lucas sold his company Lucasfilm, along with the rights to Star Wars, to the Walt Disney Company.