31 Fun, Genius Details That Make The "Star Wars" Movies Even Smarter
Mark Hamill didn't know the twist while filming The Empire Strikes Back.
4. The lightsaber sound.
In the First Star Wars movie our Immediately Recognizable Lightsaber Sound was a Mistake...While carrying a tape recorder with a Broken Mic Cable the Shielding had Come Off and the sound was Recorded as he Walked by a Television...the Sound is the Electrical Feedback from the Television's Tube. from MovieDetails
10. The pink R2 unit.
In “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) a pink R2 unit can be seen on the resistance base with the designation R2-KT. The founder of the 501st fan organization created the droid to watch after his daughter “Katie” who had terminal brain cancer. The droid visits children’s hospitals to this day. from MovieDetails
15. The dropped parka.
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Han drops his parka on the floor when he arrives at Starkiller base. When he leaves, Chewbacca hands it back to him, and he reacts with confusion. This part was improvised by Chewbacca's actor Joonas Suotamo, who went off script, confusing Harrison Ford. from MovieDetails
16. The blue squadron.
Star Wars (1977) originally had Red and Blue Squadron attacking the Death Star, but blue conflicted with the blue screens, so it was changed to gold. In Rogue One (2016), Red, Gold and Blue squadron attack Scarif, where Blue Squadron is destroyed, leaving them unavailable for the events in Star Wars from MovieDetails
18. The native planet.
23. The fractured nose and cheekbone.
27. The Hidden Fortress.
31. And finally, the twist to end all twists.
In order to prevent the twist of Vader being Luke's father being spoiled in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), the line written in the script and spoken during filming was "Obi-Wan killed your father", with it later dubbed over. Of the main cast, only Mark Hamill was informed before release from MovieDetails