PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee, and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
When the film hit cinemas around the globe, it wasn't called Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, but just Star Wars (1977). Lucas agreed to call the film just Star Wars, in case the film bombed at the Box Office and 20th Century Fox decided not to ... ...
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
Studio lights reflected in C-3POs head (at least 3) just before he enters the garage for the oil bath.
When first released theatrically, prior to the film, a generic screen reading in green letters "A Lucasfilm Limited Production" appeared. In all versions from the Special Edition onward, this is replaced with a more elaborate Lucasfilm logo that shines and glows.
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