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Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004)

Video | 151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.
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Updated Jun 13, 2004

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Sep 12, 2004 (United States)

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Robert Clotworthy
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Walter Cronkite
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George Lucas
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Steven Spielberg
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Irvin Kershner
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Howard G. Kazanjian
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Gary Kurtz
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Leo Braudy
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Carrie Fisher
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Gareth Wigan
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Alan Ladd Jr.
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Ralph McQuarrie
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Richard Edlund
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Steve Gawley
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John Dykstra
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Paul Huston
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Joe Johnston
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Lorne Peterson
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Dennis Muren
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Mark Hamill
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Harrison Ford
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Kenny Baker
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Anthony Daniels
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Norman Reynolds
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James Earl Jones
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Sidney Ganis
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Stuart Freeborn
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Frank Oz
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Charles Weber
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Warwick Davis
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Alec Guinness
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William Katt
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Perry King
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8.3 / 10 | 3,823 votes