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.
Lucas has stated dictators throughout history, Greek mythology, and the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, all influenced him to create the story line, the characters and themes.
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
Studio lights reflected in C-3POs head (at least 3) just before he enters the garage for the oil bath.
The film's opening prologue: It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Emperor's ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Pursued by the Emperor's sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy ....
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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