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 mysterious Darth Vader.
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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In a television interview circa 2012, Carrie Fisher discussed the after-market royalties for the Star Wars characters and joked that "now, every time I look in a mirror, I have to pay George (Lucas) a couple of bucks."
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
When 3PO is arguing with R2D2 about which direction they should walk, the camera and the dolly track are reflected in 3PO's helmet.
The film has no opening credits. Instead, the first credits seen at the end of the film are presented in the order in which they would have otherwise been shown at the start. Although by the late 1990s it was commonplace for films to not have opening credits, in 1977 it was somewhat unusual for a major film to not have opening credits.
In most German home video releases, two lines from Luke are missing ("You know what's about to happen, what they're up against." and "Take care of yourself Han."). Those lines were recovered and included in the Blu-ray release.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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