George Lucas filmography

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George Lucas in 1986

This is George Lucas's filmography, including those films that he was involved with as director, writer, executive producer or actor.

Full-length films[edit]

Title Year Executive Producer Writer Director Notes
THX 1138 1971 No Yes Yes Also editor
American Graffiti 1973 No Yes Yes [1]
Star Wars 1977 Yes Yes Yes
More American Graffiti 1979 Yes No No [2][3]
Kagemusha 1980 Yes No No International version
The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Yes Story No
Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Yes Story No
Return of the Jedi 1983 Yes Yes No
Twice Upon a Time 1983 Yes No No
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Yes Story No
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Yes No No
Labyrinth 1986 Yes No No
Howard the Duck 1986 Yes No No
Powaqqatsi 1988 Yes No No Documentary film
Willow 1988 Yes Story No
Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988 Yes No No
The Land Before Time 1988 Yes No No
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Yes Story No
Radioland Murders 1994 Yes Story No
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace 1999 Yes Yes Yes
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones 2002 Yes Yes Yes
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith 2005 Yes Yes Yes
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 2008 Yes Story No
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Yes No No
The Nina Foch Course for Filmmakers and Actors 2010 Yes No No Direct-to-video documentary film
Red Tails 2012 Yes No No Also uncredited director of reshoots[4]
Strange Magic 2015 Yes Story No

Uncredited executive producer

Title Year Notes
Body Heat 1981 [5][6]
Return to Oz 1985
Latino 1985 Lucasfilm production

Short films[7][8][edit]

Title Year Director Writer Notes
Look at Life 1965 Yes No Also uncredited writer, editor and cinematographer
Herbie 1966 Yes No Co-directing with Paul Golding; also uncredited writer, editor and cinematographer
Freiheit 1966 Yes No Also uncredited writer, editor and cinematographer
1:42.08 1966 Yes Yes Documentary film; also editor and uncredited cinematographer
Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town 1967 Yes Yes Also uncredited editor and cinematographer
The Emperor 1967 Yes Yes Documentary film
Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB 1967 Yes Yes Also uncredited editor
6-18-67 1967 Yes No Documentary film; also uncredited writer, editor and cinematographer
Filmmaker 1968 Yes Yes Documentary film; also editor, cinematographer and sound

Uncredited roles

Title Year Role Notes
Bald: The Making of THX 1138 1971 Director Documentary promo
THX Wow! 1990 Executive producer Video THX test
Star Wars Episode II: The Saga Continues 2000 Director, producer Video documentary promo

Television[edit]

Title Year(s) Executive
Producer
Writer Notes
The Ewok Adventure 1984 Yes Story Television film
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor 1985 Yes Story Television film
Inside the Labyrinth 1986 Yes No Television documentary
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 1992–1996, 1999–2001 Yes Creator & Stories 28 + 4 Television films / 22 Television films [9]
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones Documentaries 2007–2008 Yes No 94 + 3 Lectures
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008–2014, 2020 Yes Creator 133 + 4 in Legacy / Conceived all stories
Double Victory: The Tuskegee Airmen at War 2012 Yes No Television documentary
Manifest Destiny 2012 Yes No 3 part television documentary

Uncredited executive producer

Title Year(s) Episodes Notes
The Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 TV film Conceived story idea
Ewoks 1985–1986 26
Star Wars: Droids – The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO 1985–1986 12 + 1 Special
Maniac Mansion 1990–1993 62 Lucasfilm production
Star Wars: Clone Wars 2003–2005 25 Conceived story outline

Young Indiana Jones story writing credits[edit]

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (original TV release) The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones re-edited for VHS/DVD
Season Episode Volume Chapter Segment
1 1. "Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Jackal" I. The Early Years 1. My First Adventure I. "Egypt"
6. Spring Break Adventure II. "Mexico"
2. "London, May 1916" 7. Love's Sweet Song II. "London" [10]
3. "British East Africa, September 1909" 2. Passion for Life I. "British East Africa" [10]
4. "Verdun, September 1916" II. The War Years 9. Demons of Deception I. "Verdun"
5. "German East Africa, December 1916" 11. Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life I. "German East Africa"
6. "Congo, January 1917" II. "Congo"
2 1. "Austria, March 1917" 13. Adventures in the Secret Service I. "Austria"
2. "Somme, Early August 1916" 8. Trenches of Hell I. "Somme"
3. "Germany, Mid-August 1916" II. "Germany"
4. "Barcelona, May 1917" 14. Espionage Escapades I. "Barcelona" [10]
7. "Petrograd, July 1917" 13. Adventures in the Secret Service II. "Petrograd"
9. "Vienna, November 1908" I. The Early Years 3. The Perils of Cupid I. "Vienna"
13. "Paris, September 1908" 2. Passion for Life II. "Paris" [10]
14. "Peking, March 1910" 5. Journey of Radiance II. "Peking"
15. "Benares, January 1910" I. "Benares"
16. "Paris, October 1916" II. The War Years 9. Demons of Deception II. "Paris"

Attractions[edit]

George Lucas was executive producer on all these attractions.

Title Year Notes
Captain EO 1986 Also writer
Star Tours 1987
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! 1989 Uncredited; Lucasfilm production
ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter 1994
Indiana Jones Adventure 1995
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue 2011

Books[edit]

Author[edit]

Title Year Notes Universe
Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker 1976 Credited author (ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster) Star Wars (novelisation for first film)
Shadow Moon 1995 Co-writing credit with Chris Claremont Willow (Chronicles of the Shadow War trilogy)
Shadow Dawn 1996 Written by Chris Claremont from a story by George Lucas Willow (Chronicles of the Shadow War trilogy)
Shadow Star 2000 Written by Chris Claremont from a story by George Lucas Willow (Chronicles of the Shadow War trilogy)

Adaptations unproduced episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars series[edit]

Title Year Notes
Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir 2014 Comic adaption of four unproduced episodes by Jeremy Barlow (based on screenplays by Aida Croal & Matt Michnovetz)
Star Wars: Dark Disciple 2015 Novel adaption of eight unproduced episodes by Christie Golden (based on screenplays by Katie Lucas & Matt Michnovetz & Dave Filoni)

Unreleased and unrealized projects[edit]

Title Executive
Producer
Writer Notes
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Yes Creator & Stories Many stories were written but never filmed due to the series cancellation.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Yes Creator Conceived six additional stories that are written but yet to be told in any format.
Star Wars Detours Yes Creator 39 episodes and 62 additional scripts were completed as of 2013. Release canceled.
Star Wars Underworld Yes Creator Live action TV series, many scripts are complete. Release canceled.

Acting credits[edit]

Full-length films[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Star Wars 1977 Holographic monster with a chessboard[11] Uncredited
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Missionary[12] Uncredited
Hook 1991 Man Kissing Woman on Bridge Uncredited
Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 Disappointed Husband Credited
Men in Black 1997 Alien on TV Monitor Uncredited
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith 2005 Baron Papanoida Uncredited

Short films[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
The Emperor 1967 Army Captaine Documentary
Filmmaker 1968 Himself (voice) Documentary
Citizen Steve 1987 Himself Documentary
Holiday Harbor 2003 Himself
Rollin' with Saget 2006 Cameo Music video by Jamie Kennedy & Stu Stone feat. Bob Saget

Television[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome 2001 Himself TV Special short mockumentary
Just Shoot Me 2003 Cameo Episode 'It's Raining Babies'
The O.C. 2005 Cameo Episode 'The O.Sea'
Robot Chicken: Star Wars 2007 Cameo (voice) TV Special short

Other works[edit]

In addition to any of his own involvement, Lucas has numerous "Based on characters created by", "Based on Star Wars created by", "Based on Indiana Jones created by", "Very Special Thanks" and "Special Thanks" credits in various films, TV series and video games.

Full-length films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1965 The Bus Production assistant Documentary film
1966 Grand Prix Additional camera operator
1968 Finian's Rainbow Production assistant
Journey to the Pacific Assistant editor Documentary film
1969 The Rain People Production associate
Mackenna's Gold Trainee
1970 Gimme Shelter Camera operator Documentary film
1972 The Godfather Assistant editor[13]
1979 Apocalypse Now Participated in early development of the film as director, later helped financing late in production
1981 Dragonslayer Participated in making of the film
1985 Ran Participated in the financing of the film
1989 Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland Participated in making of the film
1990 Dreams Participated in the financing of the film
1993 Jurassic Park Supervised post-production[14]
2000 We Married Margo Sound mixed
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Wrote rough story treatment, creative consultant early in development
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Creative consultant in development and visited set
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wrote rough story treatment, creative consultant in development
2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Convinced original concept for the film, creative consultant early in development, visited set
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Wrote rough story treatment, creative consultant in development

Short films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1964 The Soldier Assistant cameraman
Orgy Beach Party Still photographer
1965 Wipeout Participated in making of the film
1966 Glut Sound editor
Marcello, I'm Bored Sound editor
1968 Why Man Creates? Camera operator Documentary
1982 Return of the Ewok Financed the film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2019 Game of Thrones Assisted director during production of first episode of final season
2019-2020 The Mandalorian Visited set during season 1 and season 2

Video game[edit]

Year Title Role
2008 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Participated in making
2009 Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

Comic book[edit]

Year Title Credits
2013–2014 The Star Wars Eight issue comic adaptation of unproduced early screenplay for Star Wars
Written by J.W. Rinzler

Re-releases[edit]

Year Title Role
1997 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Executive producer, director
1997 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Executive producer, director
1997 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Executive producer, director
1998 American Graffiti DVD Supervisor
2004 THX 1138 - The George Lucas Director's Cut Executive producer, director
2004 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope DVD Executive producer, director
2004 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back DVD Executive producer, director
2004 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi DVD Executive producer, director
2007-2008 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones DVDs Executive producer
2011 American Graffiti Digitally remastered Supervisor
2011 Star Wars - The Complete Saga Blu-ray Executive producer
2012 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D Supervisor
2012 Indiana Jones The Complete Adventures Digitally remastered Supervisor
2013 Willow Digitally remastered Supervisor
2013 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D Supervisor
2015 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D Supervisor
2019 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 4K remaster Supervisor
2019 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 4K remaster Supervisor
2019 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 4K remaster Supervisor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murch, Walter, The Making of American Graffiti
  2. ^ Also uncredited co-director, story concept, screenplay edits, editor, music supervisor, additional camera operator
  3. ^ Pollock, Dale (July 25, 1979). "More American Graffiti Review". Variety. Reed Elsevier Inc. Archived from the original on February 23, 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  4. ^ Sperling, Nicole (March 5, 2010). "The Hollywood Insider: Will '30 Rock' keep rolling?". Entertainment Weekly (1092). Meredith Corporation. Retrieved July 5, 2019. After 5 years, George Lucas is directing again.
  5. ^ "Lucasfilm: Body Heat". Lucasfilm. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  6. ^ Brooks, Dan (May 24, 2018). "A Portrait of the Scoundrel as a Young Man: Writers Lawrence and Jonathan Kasdan on Solo: A Star Wars Story". StarWars.com. Lucasfilm Ltd. Retrieved May 24, 2018. I went to George who I had just worked with on Raiders [of the Lost Ark] and Empire [Strikes Back], and George said, “I’ll executive produce the movie, uncredited.” - Lawrence Kasdan
  7. ^ Pollock, Dale, Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas, Harmony Books, New York, 1983, ISBN 0-517-54677-9.
  8. ^ Fensch, Thomas, Films on the Campus, A.S. Barnes & Co, New York, 1970, ISBN 0-498-07428-5.
  9. ^ The original series episodes has been re-edited in chronological order as 22 TV films The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones. New stories and connecting segments were filmed, which were not present in the original broadcast of the series in 1992-1996.
  10. ^ a b c d The re-release does not receive "Story by" credit for this segment, although it did in the original broadcast of the series.
  11. ^ George Lucas: A Life. Brian Jay Jones.
  12. ^ Baxter, John (1999). "Snake Surprise". Mythmaker: The Life and Work of George Lucas. Avon Books. pp. 332–341. ISBN 0-380-97833-4.
  13. ^ "Крёстный отец (1972) Trivia".
  14. ^ "Jurassic Park Trivia".

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