When the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer arrives on Friday, it’ll be the first teaser trailer for a Star Wars sequel in over 30 years. So it’s a big event, sure, but these first trailers for Star Wars movies have always been something special — not just because it signals another chapter in this rich mythology, but also because it’s the first time we’re seeing actual footage from a new Star Wars movie.
Before you check out what The Force Awakens has in store for us when it hits theaters on December 18, 2015, take a trip back down memory lane to see how the other six Star Wars movies first teased and wowed us with a preview of what’s to come from a galaxy far, far away.
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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