In this first-ever DVD release of the Star Wars trilogy, released on September 21, 2004, more edits were made to the films. Some involved a few of the edits made to the Special Edition theatrical re-release in 1997, which were removed on this DVD. The films were later re-released separately on September 12, 2006, then again on DVD on November 4, 2008.


Bonus material:

  • Audio Commentary
  • DVD-ROM weblink to exclusive Star Wars content

Disc 4 only:

  • The extended DVD version of Empire Dreams, the all-new documentary as epic as the films themselves, featuring an additional hour of never-before-seen footage and interviews.
  • Three featurettes chronicling the evolution of the legendary Characters of Star Wars, a glimpse at The Birth of the Lightsaber, and the influence of the movies on other filmmakers in The Force is with Them: the Legacy of Star Wars.
  • An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Episode III in The Return of Darth Vader.
  • Trailer and Xbox playable demo with an entire level of the Star Wars Battlefront game, plus a neak peek at the making of the Episode III video game.
  • Theatrical Teasers, Trailers and TV Spots from all 3 Films
  • Still Galleries
  • And More!

Chapter Index

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

  1. Opening Logos
  2. A New Hope
  3. Imperial Boarding Party
  4. Artoo's Mission
  5. Vader Confronts the Princess
  6. Lost in the Desert
  7. Land of the Jawas
  8. Droids for Sale
  9. In the Garage
  10. Lars Family Dinner
  11. Binary Sunset
  12. Attack of the Sand People
  13. Meeting Old Ben
  14. "Your Father's Lightsaber"
  15. Leia's Message
  16. The Death Star
  17. Torched Homestead
  18. Luke's Decision
  19. Mos Eisley Spaceport
  20. The Cantina
  21. Han Solo
  22. Cornered by Greedo
  23. Death Star Destination
  24. Jabba the Hutt
  25. The Millenium Falcon
  26. Alderaan's Fate
  27. Lightsaber Training
  28. "That's No Moon..."
  29. Secret Compartment
  30. Planning the Escape
  31. Wookie Prisoner
  32. Rescuing the Princess
  33. Into the Garbage Shoot
  34. The Trash Compactor
  35. The Walls Close In
  36. Deactivating the Tractor Beam
  37. Back to the Ship
  38. Obi-Wan VsVader
  39. The Fighter Attack
  40. "They Let Us Go"
  41. Arrival on Yavin 
  42. Rebel Briefing
  43. Han's Departure
  44. Luke and Biggs
  45. Assault on the Death Star
  46. Trench Runs
  47. "Use the Force, Luke"
  48. A Hero's Welcome
  49. Medal Ceremony
  50. End Credits

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

  1. Opening Logos
  2. The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Ice Planet Hoth
  4. The Rebel Base
  5. Escape From the Wompa
  6. Closing the Doors
  7. Obi-Wan's Instructions
  8. Search Party
  9. Luke's Recovery
  10. Imperial Probe Droid
  11. The Imperial Fleet
  12. Preparing for Battle
  13. First Transport Away
  14. Battle in the Snow
  15. The Tide Turns
  16. Rebels in Retreat
  17. Escape Aboard the Falcon
  18. Leaving for Degobah
  19. The Empire in Pursuit
  20. Asteroid Field
  21. Crash Landing on Degobah
  22. Hunting the Falcon
  23. "Found Someone, You Have"
  24. Interrupted Kiss
  25. The Emperor's Message
  26. Yoda's Hut
  27. "This is No Cave"
  28. Jedi Training
  29. Failure at the Cave
  30. Bounty Hunters
  31. There is no Try
  32. Out With the Garbage
  33. Seeing the Future
  34. City in the Clouds
  35. Meeting Lando
  36. Leaving Degobah
  37. Leia's Concerns
  38. Imperial Surprise
  39. The Deal Gets Worse
  40. Carbon-Freeze
  41. Luke Enters the Trap
  42. Confronting the Dark Lord
  43. Lando's Second Surprise
  44. Lightsaber Duel
  45. Escape From Cloud City
  46. Vader's Revelation
  47. Falcon to the Rescue
  48. The Empire Closes In
  49. The Rebel Fleet
  50. End Credits

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

  1. Opening Logos
  2. Return of the Jedi
  3. Vader's Unexpected Visit
  4. Arrival at Jabba's Palace
  5. A Message and a Gift
  6. The Max Rebo Band
  7. The Price for Chewbacca
  8. Free From the Carbonite
  9. Entert the Jedi
  10. "Oh No! The Rancor!"
  11. On the Sail Barge
  12. The Sarlacc Pit
  13. The Emperor Arrives
  14. Yoda's Twilight
  15. A Certain Point of View
  16. Rebel Briefing
  17. Lending the Falcon
  18. The Emperor's Instructions
  19. Flying Casual
  20. Arrival on Endor
  21. Speeder Bike Chase
  22. Leia Meets Wicket
  23. Vader's Report
  24. An Ewolk Trap
  25. The Golden God
  26. Campfire Stories
  27. Brother and Sister
  28. Luke Surrenders
  29. Rebel Recon
  30. The Alliance Fleet
  31. Back Door
  32. Luke and the Emperor
  33. "It's a Trap!"
  34. Ewok Attack
  35. Fully Operational
  36. The Battle Rages
  37. The Dark Side Beckons
  38. The Ewoks Turn the Tide
  39. Father VsSon
  40. Taking the Bunker
  41. A Jedi's Fury
  42. The Sheild is Down
  43. Force Lightning
  44. Vader's Redemption
  45. Into the Death Star
  46. Anakin Unmasked
  47. Death Star Destroyed
  48. Funeral Pyre
  49. Celebration
  50. End Credits

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy

  1. The World Was Changing
  2. Building a Rebel Force
  3. Star Wars: A New Hope
  4. An Epic in Crisis
  5. A Day They Would Never Forget
  6. The Empire Strikes Back
  7. A Jedi Named Yoda
  8. Betting the Farm
  9. Return of the Jedi
  10. Speeder Bikes
  11. The Saga Continues
  12. Closing Credits

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