Wonder Why The Star Wars Prequels Seemed Like Toy Advertisements? Follow The Money

By Josh Tyler | Published

Those Star Wars movies have made a lot of money. This is, of course, not a surprise. What might surprise you is how they made their money. Sure they all did big business a the box office, but did you know that the money made by the films is only a tiny fraction of George Lucas’s total Star Wars wealth.

Star Wars makes money selling toys. Here’s the Star Wars revenue streams broken down into a handy, Millenium Falcon pie chart.


The above infographic comes from Wired where you can see a larger version.