Bonus Star Wars Content on Disney+

Bonus Star Wars Material on Disney+

Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth makes for a good excuse to watch Star Wars content, either from your personal physical media library, or on the Disney+ streaming service. What do you do if you’ve watched all the Star Wars movies in the past few months, and re-binge-watched both seasons of The Mandalorian just last week? Answer – you head to Disney+ to wade through the literal hours of bonus material that can be accessed through the ‘Extras’ section underneath the main entry for each Star Wars movie.

The Disney+ menu system means you have to click through quite a number of levels, and re-cycle back to the main menu, a few times to really appreciate how much deleted scene and documentary material is on offer. To speed the process, we’ve listed all the details below – just jump in Disney+ to the movie associated with the bonus clips you’re after.

Many of the listings are for video clips that are deleted/alternate scenes, or featurettes that are less than 10 minutes long. A couple of the documentaries and interviews are quite a bit longer, with some stretching out to feature length – we’ve highlighted these titles in green. So go and get stuck into it all, and May the Fourth be with you!

New Content
  • Star Wars Biomes (18 minutes): Take a virtual vacation to some of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved locations like Hoth, Tatooine, and Sorgan, as this charming series whisks you off for fly-through tours of the Galaxy Far, Far Away.
  • Star Wars Vehicle Flythroughs (2 episodes, 4 & 5 minutes): Fly through the Millennium Falcon and a First Order Star Destroyer
Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Return (1 minute): After destroying the Droid Control Ship, young Anakin returns his “borrowed” Naboo starfighter to a group of incredulous pilots.
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Scuffle with Greedo (1 minute): Qui-Gon breaks up a fight between Anakin and Greedo.
  • Deleted Scene: Bail Organa of Alderaan (1 minute): Adrian Dunbar was cast as Bail Organa for this brief appearance in Episode I. After the role was cut, the role was recast in Episode II with Jimmy Smits as Bail.
  • Deleted Scene: Battle on the Boarding Ramp (1 minute): Qui-Gon Jinn’s escape from Darth Maul on Tatooine was not as easy in this first iteration, which has the duel continue aboard the fleeing Naboo starship.
  • Deleted Scene: Complete Podrace Grid Sequence (7 minutes): The complete podrace grid sequence includes characters cut from the final version of Episode I.
  • Deleted Scene: Extended Podrace Wager (2 minutes): More dialogue exchanged between Qui-Gon and Watto showed a greater effort to possibly free Shmi Skywalker as well as Anakin in the Podrace wager.
  • Deleted Scene: The Battle is Over (1 minute): In this version, it is a Naboo soldier (played by Dominic West) who notes that the Droid Control Ship must have been destroyed.
  • Deleted Scene: The Waterfall Sequence (2 minutes): Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan and Jar Jar need to act fast when their inoperable bongo starts to go over a waterfall.
  • Deleted Scene: Trash-Talking Droids (1 minute): As the Jedi arrive at the Naboo blockade, these trash-talking Trade Federation droids remark upon their presence.
Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin and Ruwee (1 minute): While Anakin and Padmé visit her parents, Anakin talks to her father Ruwee about Padmé’s safety.
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin’s Nightmares (1 minute): En route to Naboo aboard a refugee freighter, Anakin dreams about his mother in danger.
  • Deleted Scene: Extended Speeder Chase (2 minutes): This early cut of the speeder chase included different obstacles, such as a flag that gets caught on the speeder’s engines.
  • Deleted Scene: Padmé’s Parents’ House (3 minutes): Padmé’s parents question both Padmé and Anakin about their daughter’s safety, while Padmé’s sister Sola asks her about her relationship with Anakin.
  • Deleted Scene: Raid on the Droid Control Ship & Extended Arena Fight (4 minutes): During the Geonosian arena battle, a team of Jedi led by Ki-Adi-Mundi and Plo Koon attempt to deactivate the Droid Control Ship, only to discover that these droids have been upgraded.
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  • Deleted Scene: Anakin Kills Shaak Ti (1 minute): In the first cut of Episode III, Jedi Master Shaak Ti was killed by General Grievous aboard his flagship. In a later edit, Shaak Ti was to be killed by Anakin during the assault on the Jedi Temple.
  • Deleted Scene: Changes to the Constitution (2 minutes): Extended dialogue of a scene between Anakin and Palpatine clarifies the ramifications of the Chancellor’s sweeping reforms in the name of security.
  • Deleted Scene: Elevator Antics (2 minutes): In the original script, the scene of the Chancellor’s rescue featured more banter and antics aboard the Separatist cruiser with Anakin and Obi-Wan exhibiting a close, brotherly bond.
  • Deleted Scene: Escape Through the Hangar (3 minutes): After the Chancellor is rescued, the Jedi need to return to the hangar, but the Separatist cruiser is falling apart around them and spinning out of control.
  • Deleted Scene: Grievous Slaughters a Jedi / Escape From the General (3 minutes): While trying to locate the kidnapped Palpatine, Obi-Wan and Anakin find that Shaak Ti has been captured by General Grievous.
  • Deleted Scene: Kashyyyk Attack and Order 66 Animatic (7 minutes): An early animatic of Order 66 combined the Wookiee assault with the clone betrayal of the Jedi. Also different here are the various worlds that the secondary Jedi Masters are seen on, and their specific fates.
  • Deleted Scene: Mustafar Duel/Lava River Animatic (4 minutes): This early animatic of the lightsaber duel includes action over the lava river not included in the finished sequence.
  • Deleted Scene: Seeds of Rebellion (Padmé’s Apartment) (1 minute): Mon Mothma and Bail Organa discuss the formation of the Rebel Alliance.
  • Deleted Scene: Senate Duel Animatic (6 minutes): This early animatic of the duel between Sidious and Yoda features sequences not present in the finished movie, particularly the use of holographic cameras to project the action.
  • Deleted Scene: Utapau Chase Animatics (9 minutes): This early version of the Utapau chase is more elaborate and was created under the supervision of Steven Spielberg, who wanted to get some firsthand experience with the animatics process.
  • Deleted Scene: Yoda Communes with Qui-Gon (1 minute): In the script, Yoda makes contact with Qui-Gon Jinn from beyond the grave; Qui-Gon then teaches Yoda the secret of becoming one with the Force. Only a temporary voiceover exists.
  • Star Wars Tech (46 minutes): Star Wars Tech consults leading scientists to examine the plausibility of Star Wars technology.
Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Deleted Scene: Alternate Biggs And Luke Reunion (1 minute): In the 1997 Special Edition of A New Hope, this footage was reinserted into the final cut with one important deletion – Red Leader’s passing reference to Anakin Skywalker remained on the cutting room floor.
  • Deleted Scene: Aunt Beru’s Blue Milk (1 minute): Even the blue milk briefly glimpsed during the homestead dinner scenes in Episode IV has developed a following among Star Wars fans. Here is a bit more of Aunt Beru’s famous beverage.
  • Deleted Scene: Cantina Rough-Cut (8 minutes): This version of the cantina sequence was assembled with footage from the initial England shoot. After additional photography in California, new aliens were inserted into the final cut. One notable omission is seen here in a cutaway of Han Solo with a local woman.
  • Deleted Scene: The Search for R2-D2 (1 minute): This footage includes a projected background to make the landspeeder appear to be moving. George Lucas found the finished visual unsatisfactory.
  • Deleted Scene: Tosche Station (6 minutes): George Lucas originally felt it was essential to inject some humanity early on by introducing Luke Skywalker and his friends at the local hangout. As the movie was being edited, Lucas realized that he didn’t need the scene and that it slowed down the action.
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Deleted Scene: Alternate Han and Leia Kiss (2 minutes): In this cut of Han and Leia’s first kiss, it’s important to note that their second kiss happens immediately thereafter, and is initiated by Leia, before the scene is interrupted by C-3PO.
  • Deleted Scene: Han and Leia: Extended Echo Base Argument (2 minutes): Though “You could use a good kiss!” proved to be a strong and unforgettable exit line, this first argument between Han and Leia lasted longer.
  • Deleted Scene: Leia Tends to Luke (1 minute): After the Falcon rescues Luke from Cloud City, Leia tends to his wounded arm. Luke asks what has transpired, and the name “Boba Fett” is spoken.
  • Deleted Scene: Luke and Leia: Medical Center (1 minute): Luke and Leia share a rare quasi-romantic moment together on Hoth—well before their kinship is established in Return of the Jedi. Luckily, R2-D2 makes a well-timed interruption.
  • Deleted Scene: Luke’s Recovery (2 minute): As Luke recovers, he mutters deliriously. His lines were never recorded, though Han’s confused reaction is heard in this cut. Director Irvin Kershner reads the medical droid’s dialogue.
  • Deleted Scene: The Fate of General Veers (1 minute): After General Veers destroys the Rebel power generators, Rebel pilot Hobbie crashes a snowspeeder into his walker. Until now, this scene has never been seen.
  • Deleted Scene: Wampa Attacks (3 minutes): The wampa threat was bigger in the script. After hints that the Rebels are not alone, a beast attacks. Unsatisfactory creature effects cut this subplot from the film.
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  • Deleted Scene: Battle of Endor: The Lost Rebels (10 minutes): This footage includes Rebel pilots who never made the final cut, plus additional action featuring the Millennium Falcon’s support crew.
  • Deleted Scene: Jerjerrod’s Conflict (3 minutes): Commander Jerjerrod originally had more screen time. He is seen risking the wrath of Vader, and having misgivings about targeting the Endor moon with the Death Star.
  • Deleted Scene: Rebel Raid on the Bunker (3 minutes): In the film, Han and his strike force meet relatively little resistance in infiltrating the Imperial bunker. This incomplete sequence, without finished visual effects, has a longer gunfight.
  • Deleted Scene: Tatooine Sandstorm (3 minutes): This was the first scene shot for Return of the Jedi, and also the first scene cut from the film. As it was never completed, the dialogue was never re-recorded.
  • Deleted Scene: Vader’s Arrival and Reaching out to Luke (3 minutes): This sequence nearly made it all the way to the finished edit of the film. It would have introduced Luke Skywalker very early in the movie, as well as his new lightsaber.
Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  • Disney As Told By Emoji: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (4 minutes): The Force is strong with this video. Follow along as emoji Rey, Finn, and BB-8 fight against Kylo Ren and the dark side of the Force in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Disney As Told by Emoji.
  • Deleted Scene: Finn and the Villager (1 minute): As stormtroopers take over the village, Finn encounters a fleeing resident.
  • Deleted Scene: Jakku Message (1 minute): General Leia Organa receives grim news from the Resistance fighters.
  • Deleted Scene: Kylo Searches the Falcon (1 minute): Kylo Ren boards Han Solo’s abandoned ship and senses a presence.
  • Deleted Scene: Leia & The Resistance (1 minute): General Leia Organa tasks Resistance fighter Korr Sella with an urgent mission.
  • Deleted Scene: Tunnel Standoff (1 minute): Han Solo, Chewbacca and Finn struggle to escape from Maz Kanata’s castle as the First Order forces attack.
  • Deleted Scene: Unkar Plutt at Maz’s Castle (1 minute): In a tense standoff with Unkar Plutt at Maz’s castle, Rey receives assistance from an unexpected source.
  • Deleted Scene: X-Wings Prepare for Lightspeed (1 minute): Poe leads the Resistance fleet on a rescue mission to Takodana.
  • The Scavenger & the Stormtrooper: A Conversation with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega (12 minutes): The two new stars share the thrill of working together on the adventure of a lifetime and becoming part of the Star Wars legacy.
Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  • Disney As Told by Emoji: The Last Jedi (5 minutes): Join emoji-fied versions of Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren, and more Star Wars characters as they retell Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Stream your favorites on Disney+ now.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Alternate Opening (2 minutes): Writer-Director Rian Johnson describes how sometimes even wonderful material needs to be cut from a film.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Caretaker Village Sequence (3 minutes): When a flotilla of ships appear in the island’s harbor, Luke tests Rey with a warning about the impending visitors.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Extended Fathier Chase (6 minutes): View an extended version of Rose and Finn’s escape from Canto Bight, with the fathiers stampeding through the resort’s bathhouse.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – It’s Kind of Weird That You Recorded That (1 minute): When Finn wonders if he’ll ever see Rey again, BB-8 shows him a holographic image that gives him renewed strength.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Mega Destroyer Incursion – Extended Version (4 minutes): Disguised as First Order personnel, Finn, Rose and DJ have one close call after another aboard Snoke’s flagship.
  • Deleted Scene with Commentary – Paige’s Gun Jams (1 minute): During the Resistance bombing run against the First Order warship, gunner Paige Tico experiences technical difficulties.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Phasma Squealed Like a Whoop Hog (2 minutes): Finn accuses Phasma of cowardice and betrayal of the First Order as her troops listen.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Poe: Not Much of a Sewer (1 minute): Poe returns his lucky jacket to Finn after having repaired, more or less, the damage it sustained from Kylo Ren’s lightsaber.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Rey & Chewie in the Falcon (1 minute): As the walkers focus their full firepower on Luke in the Crait battle, Rey and Chewie fly in from the side.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Rose & Finn Go to Where They Belong (1 minute): Escaping the First Order flagship, Finn and Rose steal a shuttle and head off to rejoin their friends.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – Rose Bites the Hand That Taunts Her (2 minutes): Captured by the First Order and sneered at by General Hux, Rose makes her feelings towards her captor painfully clear.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – The Caretaker Sizes Up Rey (1 minute): After Rey damages the hut on Luke’s island, a disgruntled caretaker gives her the fisheye.
  • Deleted Scene With Commentary – The Costumes and Creatures of Canto Bight (2 minutes): An extended look at the fabulously coiffed and coutured denizens of the casino.
  • Deleted Scene – Alternate Opening (2 minutes): Finn awakens in the hospital bay, alone and untended, while the Resistance is under attack in this alternate opening to the movie.
  • Deleted Scene – Caretaker Village Sequence (3 minutes): When a flotilla of ships appear in the island’s harbor, Luke tests Rey with a warning about the impending visitors.
  • Deleted Scene – Extended Fathier Chase (6 minutes): View an extended version of Rose and Finn’s escape from Canto Bight, with the fathiers stampeding through the resort’s bathhouse.
  • Deleted Scene – It’s Kind of Weird That You Recorded That (1 minute): When Finn wonders if he’ll ever see Rey again, BB-8 shows him a holographic image that gives him renewed strength.
  • Deleted Scene – Luke Has a Moment (2 minutes): After angrily leaving Rey, Luke shuts himself in his hut and has a quiet moment to contemplate.
  • Deleted Scene – Mega Destroyer Incursion – Extended Version (4 minutes): Disguised as First Order personnel, Finn, Rose and DJ have one close call after another aboard Snoke’s flagship.
  • Deleted Scene – Paige’s Gun Jams (1 minute): During the Resistance bombing run against the First Order warship, gunner Paige Tico experiences technical difficulties.
  • Deleted Scene – Phasma Squealed Like a Whoop Hog (2 minutes): Finn accuses Phasma of cowardice and betrayal of the First Order as her troops listen.
  • Deleted Scene – Poe: Not Much of a Sewer (1 minute): Poe returns his lucky jacket to Finn after having repaired, more or less, the damage it sustained from Kylo Ren’s lightsaber.
  • Deleted Scene – Rey & Chewie in the Falcon (1 minute): As the walkers focus their full firepower on Luke in the Crait battle, Rey and Chewie fly in from the side.
  • Deleted Scene – Rose & Finn Go to Where They Belong (1 minute): Escaping the First Order flagship, Finn and Rose steal a shuttle and head off to rejoin their friends.
  • Deleted Scene – Rose Bites the Hand That Taunts Her (2 minutes): Captured by the First Order and sneered at by General Hux, Rose makes her feelings towards her captor painfully clear.
  • Deleted Scene – The Caretaker Sizes Up Rey (1 minute): After Rey damages the hut on Luke’s island, a disgruntled caretaker gives her the fisheye.
  • Deleted Scene – The Costumes and Creatures of Canto Bight (2 minutes): An extended look at the fabulously coiffed and coutured denizens of the casino.
  • Deleted Scene: Luke Has a Moment – Audio Commentary (2 minutes): After angrily leaving Rey, Luke shuts himself in his hut and has a quiet moment to contemplate.
  • The Director and the Jedi (96 minutes): Go behind the scenes with Rian Johnson to see what it’s like to helm a global phenomenon in this full-length documentary.
  • Play Movie with Commentary (152 minutes): View the movie with feature audio commentary by Writer-Director Rian Johnson.
  • Play Score-Only Version of the Movie (152 minutes): Experience a remixed, score-only version of the film highlighting the power and beauty of Composer John Williams’ composition.
Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Aliens in the Desert (6 minutes): See what it took to create the Pasaana desert scenes, from the sheer scale and complexity of the shoot to its colorful details.
  • Cast of Creatures (8 minutes): The team behind the film’s memorable creatures reveal the puppetry, makeup, prosthetics and digital magic that bring them to life!
  • D-O: Key to the Past (6 minutes): Explore the ship that connects Rey to the mystery of her missing parents, and get to know the galaxy’s newest irresistible droid.
  • The Maestro’s Finale (12 minutes): Composer John Williams reflects on his body of work for the STAR WARS saga and shares insights on scoring THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.
  • Pasaana Pursuit: Creating the Speeder Chase (15 minutes): Dive into the making of the movie’s epic landspeeder chase and discover how this spectacular sequence was brought to the screen.
  • THE SKYWALKER LEGACY (127 minutes): The story lives forever in this feature-length documentary that charts the making of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.
  • Warwick & Son (6 minutes): Warwick Davis, who played Wicket in RETURN OF THE JEDI, dons the Ewok costume once more, this time joined by his son Harrison.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • A Rogue Idea (9 minutes): Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movie’s concept – and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone films.
  • Baze & Chirrut: Guardians of the Whills (7 minutes): Go deeper into the relationship between these two very different characters, with Chinese superstars Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen.
  • Bodhi & Saw: The Pilot & The Revolutionary (9 minutes): Forest Whitaker and Riz Ahmed reflect on Saw Gerrera, the broken Rebel leader, and Bodhi Rook, the Imperial pilot who defects.
  • Cassian: The Spy (5 minutes): Diego Luna shares insights into his complex, driven character, who becomes a hero through selflessness, perseverance and passion.
  • The Empire (9 minutes): Meet a dangerous new Imperial adversary…and cross paths once more with the most iconic villain of all time.
  • Epilogue: The Story Continues (5 minutes): Filmmakers and cast celebrate Rogue One’s premiere and look forward into the future, to the Star Wars stories yet to be told.
  • Jyn: The Rebel (7 minutes): Get to know Rogue One’s defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity Jones to bring her to life onscreen.
  • K-2SO: The Droid (8 minutes): Explore the development of this reprogrammed Imperial droid, from initial pitch and character design through Alan Tudyk’s performance.
  • The Princess & The Governor (6 minutes): See what it took to bring the vibrant young princess of A New Hope – as well as one of her most memorable foes – back to the screen.
Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Deleted Scene: Coaxium Double-Cross (1 minute): On Savareen, as Han and Chewie prepare to deliver the processed coaxium to Dryden, Han suddenly has a better idea.
  • Deleted Scene: Proxima’s Den (2 minutes): Journey deeper into the lair of Lady Proxima as Han plots his escape with Qi’ra.
  • Deleted Scene: The Battle of Mimban (2 minutes): In the midst of a raging firefight, Han and Beckett come to the aid of a wounded comrade.
  • Extended Scene: Han Versus Chewie (6 minutes): Thrown in a pit by Imperial soldiers to be fed to a ravenous beast, Han must fight for his life – and come up with an escape plan.
  • Extended Scene: Meet Dryden (2 minutes): After the failed coaxium heist, Dryden Vos offers Han an exotic refreshment.
Special Mentions
  • Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy (2 hours 30 minutes): From the earliest versions of the script to the blockbuster debuts, explore the creation of the Star Wars Trilogy. Read our 2004 interview with director Kevin Burns.
  • Disney Gallery: Star Wars The Mandalorian (2 seasons): Discover how The Mandalorian was forged through insightful interviews and immersive on-set footage that places viewers right in the middle of the filmmaking process. This installment of Disney Gallery traces the creation of The Mandalorian s as the filmmakers seek to deliver exciting new chapters and propel the acclaimed series to even greater heights.
  • The Simpsons: The Force Awakens From Its Nap (3 minutes): In a daycare far, far away… but still in Springfield, Maggie is on an epic quest for her stolen pacifier. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with young Padawans, Sith Lords, familiar droids, Rebel scum, and an ultimate battle against the Dark Side, in this original short celebrating the Star Wars galaxy.
  • The Muppet Show s04e017 (26 minutes): Mark Hamill, R2-D2, C-3PO, and Chewbacca as guest stars.

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