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.
The full name Chewbacca is only said once in this movie. Every other time, he is called just "Chewie."
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
In the Special Edition, when Luke and Obi-Wan first enter Mos Eisley, the shadows (real and CGI) indicate the sun is near overhead. However, the large CGI beast that is passed has a shadow that indicates it is several hours later. Shadows appear consistent after that.
The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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