Star Wars Total Franchise Revenue and Stats

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Have you ever wondered just how much Star Wars really earns? Have you wondered about which parts of the franchise actually make the most money? Where is Lucasfilms reeling in the cash? Some newly releases statistics show us all this and more about the Star Wars franchise revenue and earnings.

While the films themselves are big time earners (of course), there are also other areas of revenue, as shown by the charts below. This shows where the franchise has brought in money over the past 37 years.

Statistic Verification
Source: Forbes, Lucasfilms
Research Date: 10.27.2012

 

Total Star Wars Franchise Revenue $27,000,000,000
Movies Revenue
Star Wars : Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace $924,317,558
Star Wars : Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones $649,398,328
Star Wars : Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith $848,754,768
Star Wars : Episode 4 – A New Hope $775,398,007
Star Wars : Episode 5 – Empire Strikes Back $538,375,067
Star Wars : Episode 6 – Return of the Jedi $475,106,177
Star Wars : The Clone Wars $68,282,844
Total Box Office Revenue $4,277,000,000
DVD
DVD Sales $2,900,000,000
DVD Rentals $875,000,000
Toys
Kenner (1978-1985) 90 Figures / 300 Million Sold 3,850,000,000
Hasbro (1995-2011) 15 Collections 5,537,000,000
Other Collectables 2,720,000,000
Books
358 Published Titles / 76 Different Authors $1,820,000,000
Video Games
130 Games Released $2,900.000,000
Other Sources
Licensing $625,000,000
Television / 4 Seasons of Clone Wars $4,500,000
Merchandise $675,000,000
Related Star Wars Statistics Data
George Lucas’ Net Worth $3.6 Billion
Random House sales from the first book release of Star Wars $200 Million
Revenue last year from games and toys $1.5 Billion

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