It's not a "Star Wars" movie without a lightsaber duel.

Ever since Luke first ignited his Jedi weapon in "A New Hope," nerds can't wait to see the Dark Side and the light duke it out. Most of the time, it's one-on-one combat -- which is cool. But sometimes? It's two vs. Darth Maul and the end result is nerdgasm.

In honor of "The Force Awakens" set to raise the bar on this Star Wars staple, here are the 11 best lightsaber battles from the two movie trilogies.