Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises in history. The phenomenon that began in the '70s has continued to the present day with new movies, games, shows, and more. Due to its popularity, Star Wars has created some of the most famous quotes in movies. Period.
However, some of those quotes have been messed up in memories. Other shows and movies have quoted Star Wars incorrectly, leading to many people quoting the films incorrectly as well. It's time to come back to the Light Side of the Force as we go through 10 Star Wars quotes that just about everyone gets wrong.
10 I'D JUST AS SOON KISS A WOOKIE
Princess Leia and Han Solo have their fair share of arguments throughout the original trilogy. When the two begin their aggressive yet flirtatious relationship, the two of them yell at each other about kissing. It's then that Leia says, "I'd just as soon kiss a Wookie!" Of course, Han tells her that it can be arranged, but that's far from the point.
It's easy to misquote this line, replacing "just as soon" with "rather." That said, this isn't one of the biggest quotes from the movies, so you probably wouldn't be caught on it if you were to quote it incorrectly.
9 I FIND YOUR LACK OF FAITH DISTURBING
One of Darth Vader's best lines in the franchise comes from A New Hope. In it, many of the Empire generals treat Darth Vader's use of the Force as some sort of crazy superstition. Instead of responding with some scary power play, Vader simply says, "I find your lack of faith disturbing."
As iconic a quote as this is, there are still some people that tend to get it wrong. Rearranging the words around, it's easy to say, "Your lack of faith disturbs me." It's functionally the same sentence, but it's not the same one that Vader said in the film.
8 THE FORCE IS STRONG WITH THIS ONE
The Force is the essence that drives Star Wars. Having both a Light and Dark Side, the Force governs all of life, and those who can channel it choose the path of Jedi or Sith. Force-users can sense when others are Force-sensitive as well.
In the original trilogy, Darth Vader could sense that Luke Skywalker had a strong sensitivity to the Force, remarking, "The Force is strong with this one." However, the quote was said so quickly during the climactic battle to destroy the Death Star in A New Hope that it's easy to misquote or fail to remember when it took place.
7 YOU MUST FEEL THE FORCE AROUND YOU
Yoda was Luke Skywalker's new teacher after Obi-Wan was destroyed by Darth Vader. During his training on Dagobah, Luke got all sorts of practical advice from Master Yoda. As everyone knows, Yoda had a tendency to say sentences backward.
Even then, he managed to say, "You must feel the Force around you," to Luke without mixing up the words. That's why this quote could be easily said incorrectly in passing. Something along the lines of, "The Force around you, you must feel," wouldn't be far off from something Yoda would normally say. Either way, you now know how it was said in the film.
6 YOU STUCK-UP, HALF-WITTED, SCRUFFY-LOOKING NERF-HERDER!
Han Solo had a bad tendency to be rude toward Princess Leia as a way of showing his interest. With her being a no-nonsense kind of girl, she responded with some colorful language. After Solo told the rest of the group that she had admitted her feelings for him, she retorted by saying, "You stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking, nerf-herder!"
That's a lot of insults and hyphens to throw at someone in a short amount of time, so it's easy to get that quote wrong if you aren't paying attention. We're also not sure what a nerf-herder is, which can make the quote more difficult to remember.
5 NOW THAT'S A NAME I HAVE NOT HEARD IN A LONG TIME
When Luke grew up on Tatooine, he was familiar with a man by the name of Ben. It turns out that this Ben was the legendary Obi-Wan Kenobi: a famous Jedi from the days of the Republic. When Luke first puts two and two together, he asks him if that was his real name. Ben responds by saying, "Now that's a name I have not heard in a long time."
It's easy to mix up the details of this line, replacing "a long time" with "many years" and so forth. Either way, this line hinted at Kenobi's long history with the franchise that would be shown in the prequel films.
4 YOU WERE THE CHOSEN ONE!
When Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker had their deadly fight in Revenge of the Sith, it was if two brothers were walking down different paths. It was then that the two expressed powerful words to each other. Obi-Wan painfully yells at his old padawan, "You were the chosen one!"
While this moment between the two characters has become iconic for certain lines involving the high ground, some of them are still misquoted. It's easy to think that Obi-Wan said, "You were the chosen one, Anakin!" It's those kinds of small details that can trip people up.
3 AND YOU'RE GOING DOWN A PATH I CAN'T FOLLOW!
When Anakin finally expresses his desire to embrace the Dark Side of the Force, Padme meets him on Mustafar to try and convince him to change his ways. This was the moment their love would be over.
With tears in her eyes, she says, "You're breaking my heart! And you're going down a path I can't follow!" A lot of people just quote the line as, "You're going down a path I can't follow," when it's actually the second part of a full line. It's a bit on-the-nose as far as explanation goes, but it was a sad scene to watch nonetheless.
2 IT'S THE SHIP THAT MADE THE KESSEL RUN IN LESS THAN 12 PARSECS
When Han Solo is describing the Millennium Falcon, he says that "It's the ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs." The reason that this quote can be easily stated incorrectly is that it includes some jargon that's never explained. What is the Kessel run? What are parsecs?
With these undefined terms in one sentence, it's easy to get them mistaken for the other or even replace them with other terms that Han never used. For people who have watched Solo: A Star Wars Story, they might have an easier time, as the movie actually shows the Kessel run.
1 NO. I AM YOUR FATHER
Perhaps the grandfather of all misquoted lines is, "No. I am your father," from The Empire Strikes Back. This was the moment when Darth Vader revealed to Luke Skywalker that they were father and son. With it being such an iconic quote, it was easy for other shows and movies to use it as a reference.
Unfortunately, most people quote it as, "Luke, I am your father." This was probably done to make sure that watchers knew what the reference was, but it still spawned a generation of people who were unsure how the quote actually went. At least now we all know better.