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.
Though the only thing Chewbacca can say from start to finish is a Wookiee growl, he has the last line in the film.
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
When Obi-Wan activates his lightsaber to fight Vader, he is clearly just holding the saber so the long end points directly at the camera, and rotating it slowly to create the illusion of the blade appearing.
The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
29 March 2018
Mark Hamill comments on the best viewing order for the Star Wars saga
07 March 2018
‘Star Wars’ Composer John Williams to Quit Franchise After Episode IX
07 March 2018
The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News
John Williams Ready to Quit Scoring 'Star Wars' Films
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Dive deep into everything about film festivals, family entertainment, IMDb Picks, and more.