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Every 'Star Wars' Opening Crawl, Ranked

Updated 23 Dec 2019 1.6k votes 343 voters 10.8k views9 items

List RulesVote up the opening crawls that make you most excited for the shenanigans to come.

The opening moments of 1977's Star Wars ushered in an instant tradition that carried through every episodic installment over the four subsequent decades: John Williams's bombastic main title theme accompanied by an opening crawl that sets up the ensuing story. With the Skywalker Saga wrapping up with The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth and final installment, it's time to decide which of these was far, far, and away the best.

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