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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 evil Darth Vader.


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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

George Lucas

Writer:

George Lucas

Did You Know?

Trivia

During production, George Lucas and Gilbert Taylor-whom Gary Kurtz called "old-school" and "crotchety"-had disputes over filming. With a background in independent filmmaking, Lucas was accustomed to creating most of the elements of the film himself. His lighting suggestions were ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

In the escape from Tatooine, Chewbacca'a sash disappears and reappears between shots.


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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