A Look at the Top 5 Lightsaber Duels in Star Wars

Fans of Star Wars have been playing lightsaber fights for decades now. And why shouldn’t they? These duels are badass with amazing choreography for us all to awe over. With 8 movies and 1 Star Wars Story addition to the canon, there have been five lightsaber duels that stand out above the rest. Let’s take a look at the Top 5 Lightsaber Duels in all of Star Wars.

Number 5: Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan Vs. Darth Maul – The Phantom Menace

Episode I: The Phantom Menace had our Number 5 pick for best lightsaber duels. This elaborate fight sequence showcases Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan facing off against a very agile Darth Maul. It may seem like a bit of an uneven fight being two on one until Maul pulls out his double sided lightsaber. Plus, his moves are mesmerizing as he jumps, spins, and flips all over the place. As this duel progresses the tension builds to a surprising ending leaving one man standing in the end. A young and distraught Obi-Wan gets the opportunity to not only strike down the master swordsman Darth Maul, but he also gets to avenge his mentor Qui-Gon earning this duel our number 5 slot.

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