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Star Wars(1977)

Also Known As: New Hope, A | Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope | Star Wars Special Edition | Star Wars, Episode 4: A New Hope | Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope | Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope |

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Brief Synopsis

Part IV in a George Lucas epic, Star Wars: A New Hope opens with a rebel ship being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. The plot then follows the life of a simple farmboy, Luke Skywalker, as he and his newly met allies (Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2) attempt to rescue a rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star.

Cast & Crew

George Lucas Director
Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia Organa
Peter Cushing Grand Moff Tarkin
Alec Guinness Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Anthony Daniels See Threepio (C3po)
Kenny Baker Artoo-Detoo (R2d2)
Peter Mayhew Chewbacca
David Prowse Lord Darth Vader
Phil Brown Uncle Owen Lars
Shelagh Fraser Aunt Beru Lars
Jack Purvis Chief Jawa

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1977 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), DTS 70 mm (special edition) (70 mm prints) (Europe), DTS (special edition), Dolby Digital (special edition), Dolby (35 mm prints), SDDS (special edition) Production Co:  Lucasfilm, Ltd. .....Production Company, Industrial Light + Magic .....Production Company, Van Der Veer Photo Effects .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, 20th Century Fox International .....Theatrical Distributor, Hispano Foxfilms .....Theatrical Distributor, Ufd .....Theatrical Distributor, Cts .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox .....Studio, 20th Century Fox .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Tv Distributor, Bskyb .....Foreign Tv Distributor, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, .....Foreign Tv Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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  • The Star Wars Affect

    Mark Urness 2014-06-27

    Star Wars [1977] has been hailed and praised for over thirty years as Science Fiction's Gone With The Wind, but it has had a greater influence than... MORE>

  • Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope

    Dashiell B. 2013-02-17

    The greatest science-fiction film ever made, whose success in popular culture is legendary. A farm boy, an old sage, two droids and a smuggler & his... MORE>

  • Star Wars (1977)

    Jeff 2011-06-28

    The greatest science fiction film of all time came from the mind of director George Lucas and turned out to be a very brilliant idea. The film is about... MORE>