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Best Star Wars lightsaber fight

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan vs. Darth Maul (Phantom Menace)
1 (9.1%)
Obi-Wan and Anakin vs. Count Dooku (Attack of the Clones)
0 (0%)
Obi-Wan vs. General Grievous (Revenge of the Sith)
0 (0%)
Obi-Wan vs. Anakin (Revenge of the Sith)
2 (18.2%)
Yoda vs. The Emperor (Revenge of the Sith)
0 (0%)
Obi-Wan vs. Vader (A New Hope)
0 (0%)
Luke vs. Vader (Empire)
4 (36.4%)
Luke vs. Vader (Jedi)
4 (36.4%)
Rey vs. Kylo Ren (The Force Awakens)
0 (0%)

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Jed Groff

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Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« on: January 07, 2017, 05:19:01 pm »
Together at last.

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan vs. Darth Maul is definitely the best in the prequels, but if we're doing all the movies, Luke vs. Vader in Empire takes the cake without competition.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2017, 05:38:31 pm by Jed Groff »

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight (prequels)
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2017, 05:19:47 pm »
Obi-Wan vs. Anakin

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2017, 05:25:05 pm »
Obi-wan committing manslaughter at Mos Eisley.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight (prequels)
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2017, 05:26:16 pm »
Obi-Wan vs. Anakin

You consider this to be the best fight in the whole series?

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight (prequels)
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2017, 05:27:38 pm »
Obi-Wan vs. Anakin
You consider this to be the best fight in the whole series?
No. I consider it to be the best fight in the prequel trilogy.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight (prequels)
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2017, 05:28:52 pm »
Obi-Wan vs. Anakin
You consider this to be the best fight in the whole series?
No. I consider it to be the best fight in the prequel trilogy.

Oh, good. I just combined the polls because apparently Jed doesn't know how to add new options.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2017, 05:29:49 pm »
As for best lightsaber fight in the whole series, I can't decide between Empire Strikes Back or Return of the Jedi...
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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2017, 05:33:38 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2017, 05:34:28 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2017, 05:52:10 pm »
Some are missing.
Kit Fisto and hundreds of other highly trained Jedi being used as cannon fodder against some wasps.
Kit Fisto battles Darth Sidious, featuring Mace Windu.
Anakin vs Centipedes.
Anakin vs Bedouins.
Anakin vs Saruman.
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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2017, 06:13:49 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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That's the worst fight scene in the whole series...

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2017, 06:18:24 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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That's the worst fight scene in the whole series...

nah... this fight was relatively boring.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DI8kkR9G0Q 

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2017, 06:23:32 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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That's the worst fight scene in the whole series...

nah... this fight was relatively boring.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DI8kkR9G0Q 

Yeah, fine, but at least that scene featured a villain whose motives we understood, and who... you know... spoke lines of dialogue.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2017, 06:27:29 pm »
Okay... Jed... did you actually put the one at the end of The Phantom Menace?

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That's the worst fight scene in the whole series...

nah... this fight was relatively boring.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DI8kkR9G0Q 

Yeah, fine, but at least that scene featured a villain whose motives we understood, and who... you know... spoke lines of dialogue.

The Maul fight was more about Obi Wan growing as a character. 

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2017, 06:34:35 pm »
The Maul fight was more about Obi Wan growing as a character.

But since we don't care about Qui-Gon, there's no emotional connection to the scene. His character is unbelievably boring. And the end of that scene still makes me laugh... Maul just stands there as Obi-Wan flips over him and slices him in half. Just terrible.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2017, 06:35:23 pm »
This one's the best. And it's quite difficult.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh3PjrFFaww

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2017, 06:38:44 pm »
The Maul fight was more about Obi Wan growing as a character.

But since we don't care about Qui-Gon, there's no emotional connection to the scene. His character is unbelievably boring. And the end of that scene still makes me laugh... Maul just stands there as Obi-Wan flips over him and slices him in half. Just terrible.

Seeing Liam Neeson die in any movie is sad.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2017, 06:42:34 pm »
The Maul fight was more about Obi Wan growing as a character.

But since we don't care about Qui-Gon, there's no emotional connection to the scene. His character is unbelievably boring. And the end of that scene still makes me laugh... Maul just stands there as Obi-Wan flips over him and slices him in half. Just terrible.

Seeing Liam Neeson die in any movie is sad.

Phantom Menace made me first realize that I was possibly confusing a decent actor with a great voice with a great actor.

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Re: Best Star Wars lightsaber fight
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2017, 06:47:21 pm »
The Maul fight was more about Obi Wan growing as a character.

But since we don't care about Qui-Gon, there's no emotional connection to the scene. His character is unbelievably boring. And the end of that scene still makes me laugh... Maul just stands there as Obi-Wan flips over him and slices him in half. Just terrible.

Seeing Liam Neeson die in any movie is sad.

Phantom Menace made me first realize that I was possibly confusing a decent actor with a great voice with a great actor.

A great voice goes a long way.

 

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