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.
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 ... ...
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
In the escape from Tatooine, Chewbacca'a sash disappears and reappears between shots.
The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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