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Jabba the Hutt
Jabba the Hutt
Background information
Feature films Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Television programs Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Animators
Voice Larry Ward
Kevin Michael Richardson (in Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Performance model
Designer
Inspiration
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name Jabba Desilijic Tiure
Other names The Bloated One
Slimy piece of worm-ridden filth (referred to by Han)
Personality Greedy, malicious, pragmatic, adept, prideful
Appearance Obese green Hutt, both ocre face and belly, orange-yellow eyes with red pupils
Birthday
Occupation Crime boss
Affiliations
Goal To be paid back by Han with $10,000 plus an extra 15%
To have his son back
Home Nal Hutta (formerly)
His palace on Tatooine
Relatives Rotta (son)
Ziro (uncle; deceased)
Pets His rancor (deceased)
Allies Anakin Skywalker (and as Darth Vader), Ahsoka Tano (formerly), Clone Troopers, Rotta the Huttlet, Ziro the Hutt (formerly), Cad Bane, Greedo, his court jester Salacious Crumb, his lieutenant Bib Fortuna, Han Solo (formerly), C-3PO (forcefully and formerly), Darth Maul (briefly), Savage Opress (briefly), Pre Vizsla (briefly)
Minions Bib Fortuna, Salacious B. Crumb, Boba Fett, Leia Organa (until just before she kills him), Oola (fomerly, betrayed and fed to his rancor)
Enemies Han Solo, Leia Organa, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, Lando Calrissian, Ahsoka Tano, Oola
Likes Han Solo in carbonite as his favorite decoration on the palace wall, money, Luke getting killed by his rancor
Dislikes Han forgetting and refusing to pay him back
Powers and abilities His crawls
His strength
Weapons
Fate Gets strangled to death by Leia, his ex-slave, with her metal chains, then his corpse exploded, with the majority of his gang, into a giant fireball on board his sail barge
Quote "Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho!"
In Huttese:
"Welcome! Begin the race!"
"Put him in!"
"Bo shuda!"
(in ) "Han, my boy, you disappoint me. Why haven't you paid me, and why did you fry poor Greedo?!"

Jabba Desilijic Tiure, better known as Jabba the Hutt, is a primary antagonist in George Lucas' space opera film franchise Star Wars. Jabba the Hutt is seen as a large, slug-like alien. He is introduced as the crime boss who has a bounty on Han Solo's head.

In the original trilogy, Jabba the Hutt was first mentioned in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and once again in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. He made his first appearance on screen in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, although he appeared in a previously deleted scene that was added to the 1997 theatrical re-release and home media releases of Star Wars after the re-release. Jabba the Hutt later makes a minor appearance in the first film of the prequel trilogy, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and makes his final film appearance in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Jabba the Hut is about 600 years old. He is a Hutt crime boss and gangster who employs a group of criminals, bounty hunters, smugglers, assassins, and bodyguards to operate his criminal empire. In his palace on the desert planet Tatooine, he keeps a host of entertainers at his disposal that consist of slaves, droids, and alien creatures. He has a cruel sense of humour, a desiring appetite, and a sympathy for gambling, slave girls, and torture.

In the first scene of Return of the Jedi, Princess Leia Organa, Chewbacca, and Luke Skywalker rescue their friend Han Solo, who was captured and imprisoned in carbonite during the events of the previous film, The Empire Strikes Back. Boba Fett later brings Han to Jabba the Hutt and is placed in his throne room. Lando Calrissian, C-3PO, R2-D2, Leia, and and Chewbacca enters Jabba's palace in order to save their friend Han. Jabba the Hutt later captures Leia and he enslaves her. Her twin brother Luke later arrives but falls into a pit of the rancor, just below Jabba's throne room. After Luke kills the rancor, Jabba punishes Luke, Han, and Chewbacca to execution in the belly of the alien Sarlacc in Tatooine's Dune Sea, but later turns into a battle at the Great Pit of Carkoon upon the arrival of R2-D2 who defeats Jabba's guards. During the resulting confusion, Jabba's slave Leia strangles him to death with her slave chains as her friends escape just before his sail barge explodes, killing everybody in his place.

Besides the films, Jabba the Hutt is featured in Star Wars literature and is sometimes referenced by his full name, Jabba Desilijic Tiure. Jabba the Hutt's appearance has since played an influential role in popular culture, particularly in the United States. The name is used as a satirical literary device and a political caricature to underscore negative qualities such as unusual obesity and corruption.

In Return of the Jedi, Larry Ward provides his voice while David Alan Barclay, Philpott, and Mike Edmonds serves as his puppeteers. Declan Mulholland serves as his stand-in in A New Hope and Kevin Michael Richardson voices Jabba in The Clone Wars.

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