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What is the difference between the special edition movies and the bluray movies?

I once talked to someone who did their film studies doctorate disertation on the Star Wars trilogy said there were 12 versions of each of all the original movies. The different versions are confusing. I want sharpness of image but minimal CGI enhancements.

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Hello,
Like I mentioned before, there are 3 different versions of the original trilogy, the theatrical release, the special edition, and the Blu-ray.

The Blu-ray version in episodes 4 and 5 didn't change much from the special edition DVD release. They improved effects with new CGI, and added a few minor things you probably wouldn't have noticed. But in episode 6, along with the improved effects they added Darth Vader saying "Nooo" when he picks up the emporer and throws him off the platform. Many people don't like this, I recommend looking up the clip for yourself.

I would recommend getting the Blu-ray version as it looks stunning at 1080p HD and you probably won't notice many of the changes unless you were looking for them.

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I am a Star Wars geek! I can answer any questions about anything in star wars. I own the star wars encyclopedia and other books like that. The only thing i'm not to familiar with is the Legacy era (after Han and Leia have kids). But i can still find the answers, it may just take a little more time. My favorite subjects are about Sith, and about the Sith era. *Note* I am not very knowledgeable about prices of old Star Wars toys, comics, and stuff like that. You would be better off asking one of our other knowledgeable experts. But I will look into it if you ask me to. I have a ton of time on my hands so I should be able to answer questions within a day or so.

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I read about star wars all the time, I just finished the darth bane series. I'm going to hopefully start to read the newer books, about the legacy era. I read about Sith the most, they fascinate me beyond belief. I own the star wars Encyclopedia and i can get access to the complete visual guide

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I don't have any, but i don't really need any to answer questions about Star Wars! All you need to know is I'm very passionate about it!

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