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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 mysterious Darth Vader.

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Director:

George Lucas

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George Lucas

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Normally, Twentieth Century Fox released about twenty movies per year, but the long-running success of this movie resulted in the studio issuing only seven new movies in the entire year of 1978.


Quotes

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


Goofs

When Han, Luke, and Leia meet the group of stormtroopers just after seeing the Millenium Falcon, Leia's hair is falling apart, but when they meet up again at the ship, it has been fixed.


Crazy Credits

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.


Alternate Versions

In all theatrical versions, subtitles for alien languages appear at the bottom of the frame. In widescreen video releases, the subtitles are moved to the top of the lower black bar, so that they actually appear below the image without obstructing the picture. Long lines of dialogue, such as those during the Greedo scene, were originally given one long caption at the bottom of the screen. Due to the shorter space available on television screens, these captions were broken into two pieces. "Jabba put a price on your head so big every bounty hunter in the galaxy will be looking for you" was split into "Jabba put a price so big on your head..." followed by, "every bounty hunter in the galaxy will be looking for you."

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Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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