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VHS Star Wars 1982 VHS September 1, 1982 $79.99

Originally, Star Wars was released on May 27, 1982 for rental only.

VHS Star Wars 1984 VHS November 13, 1984 $79.99

When re-released in 1987, the video featured a promo for all three Star Wars films in honor of the first film's 10th anniversary.

VHS The Empire Strikes Back 1984 VHS November 13, 1984 $79.99
VHS Return of the Jedi 1986 VHS February 25, 1986 $79.99
VHS Star Wars 1990 VHS September 11, 1990

The 1990 VHS release of the Star Wars Trilogy marks the first time it was also available as a 3-tape set.

When re-printed in 1992, each video has the 1991 Fox Video logo in place of the old CBS/FOX Video logo, but also retain the Star Wars Trilogy video promo from 1990. The films are carryovers from the original 1990 VHS.

VHS The Empire Strikes Back 1990 VHS September 11, 1990
VHS Return of the Jedi 1990 VHS September 11, 1990
VHS Star Wars 1995 VHS August 29, 1995 The 1995 VHS tapes of all three Star Wars films were the last releases to contain the classic 20th Century Fox logos from when they were seen in theaters for the first time, and the first releases to contain the THX logo, as well as an optional letterbox widescreen format.
VHS The Empire Strikes Back 1995 VHS August 29, 1995
VHS Return of the Jedi 1995 VHS August 29, 1995
VHS Star Wars 1997 VHS August 26, 1997 $19.98

When the Special Edition of the Star Wars Trilogy came out on VHS in 1997, many changes were made to the films, including the 1994 20th Century Fox logo replacing the old ones, and the addition of new special effects not seen in the original theatrical versions.

After the film in each of all three videos is a behind-the-scenes segment on the making of the Special Edition.

VHS The Empire Strikes Back 1997 VHS August 26, 1997 $19.98
VHS Return of the Jedi 1997 VHS August 26, 1997 $19.98
VHS Star Wars Trilogy 1997 VHS August 26, 1997 $49.98
VHS Star Wars Trilogy 1997 VHS (Widescreen) August 26, 1997 $59.98 Presented in letterbox widescreen format.
VHS Starwarsi dvd
  • April 4, 2000 (VHS)
  • October 16, 2001 (DVD)
  • $19.98 (VHS)
  • $29.98 (DVD)
Discontinued in 2003.
VHS Star Wars Trilogy 2000 VHS November 21, 2000 $39.98 Other than the movies themselves, the 2000 re-release of the Special Editions of the Star Wars films only contain a promo for the official website of Star Wars and no other special features.
VHS Star Wars Trilogy 2000 VHS (Widescreen) November 21, 2000 $39.98
DVD Starwarsii dvd November 12, 2002

DVD:

  • $29.98 (DVD, Widescreen)
  • $19.98 (DVD, Full Screen)



VHS:

  • $24.98 (September 2002–March 2003)
  • $12.98 (March 28, 2003)
Sold in widescreen and full screen format. Was also available withe the first film in a 2-pack set. Discontinued in 2003.
DVD Star Wars Trilogy 2004 DVD September 21, 2004 $69.98 All DVD releases of the Star Wars films retain the Special Edition's new effects.
DVD Star Wars Trilogy 2004 DVD (Full Screen) September 21, 2004 $69.98
DVD Starwarsiii dvd November 1, 2005
  • $29.98 (2005-2006)
  • $19.98 (2006-2011)
Sold in widescreen and full screen format.
DVD Star Wars Trilogy 2005 DVD December 6, 2005 $49.98 When re-released in 2005, the Star Wars Trilogy DVD boxsets exclude the bonus disc.
DVD Star Wars Trilogy 2005 DVD (Full Screen) December 6, 2005 $49.98 This DVD marks the last pan and scan edition for the original Star Wars trilogy.
DVD Star Wars IV A New Hope 2006 DVD September 12, 2006
  • $29.98 (original price)
  • $19.98 (August 2007)
The 2006 re-release of the Star Wars films on DVD contain the original theatrical version on Disc 2 of each film.
DVD Star Wars V The Empire Strikes Back 2006 DVD September 12, 2006
  • $29.98 (original price)
  • $19.98 (August 2007)
DVD Star Wars VI Return of the Jedi 2006 DVD September 12, 2006
  • $29.98 (original price)
  • $19.98 (August 2007)
DVD Star Wars Trilogy 2008 DVD November 4, 2008 $49.98 This DVD box set comprises of all six discs originally released in 2006.
DVD Starwarsprequels dvd November 4, 2008 $49.98 This DVD box set comprises of all three films released from 1999-2005.
Blu-ray Star Wars Trilogy 2011 Blu-ray September 16, 2011 $69.99 Only one special feature -- the audio commentary -- is included in this 3-disc Blu-ray set.
Blu-ray Starwarsprequels bluray September 16, 2011 $69.99 Only one special feature -- the audio commentary -- is included in this 3-disc Blu-ray set.
Blu-ray Starwars completesaga September 16, 2011 $139.99 Includes all six Star Wars films.
Blu-ray Star Wars Trilogy 2013 Blu-ray October 8, 2013 $59.99 The 2013 re-release of the Blu-ray Disc edition of the Star Wars trilogy includes the DVD versions of the films as well.
Blu-ray Starwarsprequels bluraydvd October 8, 2013 $59.99 The 2013 re-release of the Blu-ray Disc edition of the Star Wars prequel trilogy includes the DVD versions of the films as well.
Digital HD Starwars 6moviecollection April 10, 2015 $99.99
Digital HD Starwars phantommenace April 10, 2015 $19.99
Digital HD Starwars attackoftheclones April 10, 2015 $19.99
Digital HD Starwars revengeofthesith April 10, 2015 $19.99
Digital HD Star Wars IV A New Hope 2015 Digital HD April 10, 2015 $19.99
Digital HD Star Wars V The Empire Strikes Back 2015 Digital HD April 10, 2015 $19.99
Digital HD Star Wars VI Return of the Jedi 2015 Digital HD April 10, 2015 $19.99
Blu-ray Starwars 2015 October 13, 2015 $139.99
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