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The 50 greatest Star Wars scenes

Han shoots first

The Scene: The cause of much fan rage in the wake of the Special Edition re-releases, this scene is bigger than the Lucas-tinkering controversy its also just plain awesome. In Chalmuns Cantina on Tatooine, Han Solo and Greedo have an uneasy encounter. Greedo is planning to off Solo - but Han gets in there first.

The Awesome: Few scenes have caused so much controversy over the years. Also, Sorry about the mess is Hans sign-off to Wuher the bartender. Thats one cool cat.

Will Salmon
Will Salmon

Will is a freelance film and TV journalist, whose words have appeared in publications including GamesRadar, Total Film, SFX Magazine, The Quietus, and the Radio Times. He is also a podcast producer, and runs the cassette music label, Modern Aviation. Will is also a former Future journalist, working on Special Editions for the Future Film Group, the Comic Heroes magazine, and others.