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The Best Movies Directed by George Lucas 

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List of all movies directed by George Lucas ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by George Lucas are listed here and include movie posters and George Lucas movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by George Lucas as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest George Lucas movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top George Lucas film is can be factored into this list.

From George Lucas's studio films to George Lucas's independent films, this George Lucas filmography keeps tabs on all George Lucas movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace are only the beginning of the movies on this list.

If you’re wondering “what movies did George Lucas direct?” or “who is George Lucas?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by George Lucas?” and “what's a good selection of good George Lucas movies?”

If you're wanting to get into George Lucas films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent George Lucas works.

All George Lucas director credits are included. This list of every movie that George Lucas has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the George Lucas movie is and which actors starred in the George Lucas film.


Clint Eastwood and Natalie Portman have both worked on a George Lucas directed movie, as have many other great actors. Are you a fan of George Lucas's filmography? Vote on our lists of the best movies directed by Steven Spielberg and James Cameron too.

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

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Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2005

Directed by: George Lucas

(19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When ...more

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Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

Released: 1973

Directed by: George Lucas

American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin ...more

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Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2002

Directed by: George Lucas

(22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padmé Amidala, and Anakin ...more

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Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor

Released: 1999

Directed by: George Lucas

(32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master ...more

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Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Sid Haig

Released: 1971

Directed by: George Lucas

THX 1138 is a 1971 science fiction film directed by George Lucas in his feature directorial debut. The film was produced by Francis Ford Coppola and written by Lucas and Walter Murch. It stars ...more

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Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2012

Directed by: Anthony Hemingway

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