Star Wars is a hugely popular American epic space opera franchise, which is set "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away". The films have a massive cult following, with fans all over the globe and from different generations. The original film, Episode IV: A New Hope, was released in 1977. 6 more films and countless comics, books and animated TV spin off shows have been released over the last few decades. The most recent outing was Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was released in December 2015 and was met with an outstandingly positive response. The Force Awakens has been named as the highest grossing film in the UK and Ireland of all time and has made over $1.7 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film in the franchise. With two more films in the pipeline, the buzz around Star Wars will continue to grow for the next few years.
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