Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy


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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.


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  • David Prowse and Leslie Schofield in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  • Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  • Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  • George Lucas and Anthony Daniels in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  • George Lucas in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

George Lucas

Writer:

George Lucas

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 2010, George Lucas sent Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, the executive producers of TV's Lost (2004), a letter congratulating them on the show's end and letting them in on some (possibly facetious) secrets about his development of the Star Wars movie series: "Don't tell anyone ... but when '... ...


Quotes

C-3PO: Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.


Goofs

The hologram of Leia that Luke discovers changes for one repetition as Luke and C3PO discuss it.


Crazy Credits

The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

25 May 1977

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)

Gross:

$322,740,140 (USA)

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