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Ever wondered how much it would cost to own a piece of "Star Wars" history? We thought so. Your wait is over—because last weekend a variety of props from the iconic franchise hit the auction block. Perhaps it should come as no surprise that the world's most famous wookiee commanded the highest price.
That's right, an original Chewbacca headpiece proved to be the item that avid fans and collectors simply could not live without. Profiles in History, who hosted the auction, described the prop as the finest "screen correct" Chewbacca headpiece in private hands. Get More »
Long, long ago (actually, it was just two weeks ago) in a galaxy far, far away (actually, right here on NextMovie.com), we asked you, our beloved readers, to finally settle once and for all the decades-long debate over who the greatest "Star Wars" character of all time is.
And now we can finally reveal the answer: Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Yes, give it up for Ol' Ben, because with nearly 12,000 votes, the bearded Jedi master used his mind tricks to capture 25 percent of the vote, with Han Solo (17 percent), Darth Vader (16 percent) and C3-PO (15 percent) right behind him in a virtual three-way tie for second place.
But Obi-Wan wasn't the only big winner. Want to know which film is the best of the bunch? Who had the best line? Which villain was the evilest of the all? Read on for the full results! Get More »
Ever since "Star Wars" first hit theaters in 1977 and became an instant international phenomenon, fans have been arguing over who the coolest character is. And considering its been over 30 years now, we figure it's about time to settle it once and for all. So who will get to pass final judgment on the most important pop culture debate of our time?
Yes, to celebrate the September 16 release of the entire series on Blu-ray, it's the ultimate "Star Wars" poll, where you get to decide who the most awesome "Star Wars" character of all time is. Love yourself some Luke Skywalker? Can't resist the cosplay possibilities of slave Leia? Still besotted with the greatest action figure of all time, Boba Fett? Cast your vote -- and may the Force be with your favorite. Get More »