Although there are varying degrees to which people take it, Star Wars fanaticism truly transcends generations, personality types and pretty much any of their defining characteristic of society. They are movies that pretty much everyone has seen and everyone remembers.
See also: Star Wars Facts and Statistics for a much larger collection of information.
With the next wave of Star Wars sequels on the horizon, I thought it might be fun to try to dig up a few Star Wars facts and stats that you may not have known about. Here they are in our famous 10things listicle format. Enjoy!
Star Wars Facts and Stats
Amount of time Darth Vader appears for in the original Star Wars (Episode IV):
Original number of U.S. movie theaters that were willing to show Star Wars Episode IV:
Amount that Harrison Ford was paid for Star Wars Episode IV:
Amount that Alec Guinness (Obi-Wan Kenobi) made after negotiating for 2% of box office receipts for the movies he was in:
Number of Star Wars figures sold from the first trilogy (1978-1986):
There are over 400 stat posts on DMR. Browse the full list here.
Number of different original Star Wars figures released by Kenner from 1978-1986:
Number of times that Boba Fett’s name is actually mentioned in Empire Strikes Back:
The total amount of revenue brought in by the entire Star Wars franchise:
Number of LEGO Star Wars sets sold since 1999:
Largest LEGO Star Wars model ever built:
In an early scene in the original Star Wars, there are metallic dice hanging in the Millennium Falcon cockpit to mimic fuzzy dice. They were stolen early on and never replaced. (Tweet this)