The 10 Craziest, Most Blatant 'Star Wars' Rip-Offs

We’re just a couple weeks away from the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Director J.J. Abrams’ revival of the franchise is expected to be a monster hit, so we wouldn’t be surprised to see a new wave of space operas greenlit in its wake. After all, we got all kinds of cash-ins, copycats and rip-offs after the success of George Lucas’ 1977 original. Some of them are obvious, like Battlestar Galactica or Disney’s The Black Hole. But if you dig deeper, there were also a string of other, far more brazen rip-offs over the years. Click through for ten of the strangest.