You Asked for It: The Whole Star Wars Trilogy in Three GIFs

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Nov. 10 2012 5:19 PM

The Star Wars Trilogy

GIF-ified.

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Not a Star Wars GIF

Lucasfilm Ltd.

Every once in a while, Brow Beat pays tribute to a landmark film by encapsulating it in three animated GIFs. For this special installment for the Slate Reader Takeover, you selected the movie.

Or, as it turned out, movies: You wanted to see the whole Star Wars trilogy in just three short snippets. We did our best, and we make no excuses for our selections. As a Jedi Master once said, “Do, or do not. There is no try.”

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Images from Star Wars ©Lucasfilm Ltd. 1977.


2_I_Am_Your_Father

Images from The Empire Strikes Back ©Lucasfilm Ltd. 1980.


3_Death_Star_Millenium_Falcon

Images from Return of the Jedi ©Lucasfilm Ltd. 1983.


Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs, Special Edition:

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Images from Return of the Jedi ©Lucasfilm Ltd. 1983.

If you find our lack of droids disturbing, head over to our outtakes and bonus GIFs.

Chris Wade is a video and podcast producer for Slate and occasional contributor to Brow Beat. Follow him on Twitter.

Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

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