Star Wars: A New Hope was released in 1977. The first film of George Lucas' trilogies was the most successful in American history and grossed over $290 million. Sequels released in 1980 and 1983 were equally successful. The films captured their imagination and paved the way for the merchandising that accompanies many films today. A whole host of toy figures, spacecrafts and toy guns were available, as well as costumes, stationery, bedroom accessories and slippers.
Episode 2: Attack of the Clones is a 2002 space opera film directed by George Lucas. It was released on May 16th of that year and was set ten years after the previous film, The Phantom Menace.