30 Best 'Star Wars' Moments

From jaw-dropping lightsaber duels to last-minute rescues, we count down the saga's most unforgettable may-the-Force-be-with-you scenes

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8. Duel of the Fates ('The Phantom Menace')

Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) and Obi-Wan Kenobi battle the Sith Lord Darth Maul (Ray Park) in what is, hands down, the most electrifying moment in Menace. Not only do we see ripping swordplay and top-notch derring-do from a Jedi duo and a Sith at the height of their powers, but Maul possesses the single most badass weapon of the whole series: a double-bladed lightsaber. It's a shame that Lucas threw away Park's character as casually as he did Boba Fett, but we'll always have that incredible two-on-one duel.

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