Star Wars: The Last Jedi is rolling out into theaters, and it seems to have an upper hand over other movies in the franchise.
According to Rotten Tomatoes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi enjoys a 96%, a rating that is made up of 88 Fresh reviews and 4 Rotten reviews (92). The rating is 8.3 out of 10, and it puts the movie higher than other Star Wars movies.
In a few cases, it is not by much. For example, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back sits at 94% with a 97% audience rating. This is followed by Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (93%) with a 96% audience rating. The Last Jedi falls further down the list, behind Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (93%/89%) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (85%/87%).
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi has 80% and a 94% audience score, but Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith has 79% and a 65% audience rating. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones has 66% percent, and the audience ranking is 57%.
Lagging behind is Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, which has 55% and a 59% audience score. That is not the last one on the list. Star Wars: The Clone Wars holds 19% on the Tomatometer with a 38% audience ranking.
It is great to see The Last Jedi higher than Empire Strikes Back, but it will be more interesting to see if it can stay there.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in theaters now.