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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

1977 American epic space opera film directed by George Lucas

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope is the first film in the Star Wars saga. The movie was released in 1977 and is a mix of science fiction, fantasy, action and drama.

Star Wars: Episode IV -
A New Hope
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Directed byGeorge Lucas
Produced byGary Kurtz
Rick McCallum
(Special Edition)
Written byGeorge Lucas
StarringMark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Peter Cushing
Alec Guinness
Music byJohn Williams
CinematographyGilbert Taylor, BSC
Edited byRichard Chew
Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Lucasfilm
Release date
May 25, 1977 (USA)
October 27, 1977 (Australia)
December 27, 1977 (UK)
Running time
121 min. (original)
125 min. (Special Edition)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$11,000,000

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PlotEdit

Princess Leia Organa is a prisoner of the evil Empire. She was captured by Darth Vader, who is helping the Empire stop a rebellion, by using the Death Star. Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Han Solo work together to rescue her. They are helped by the droids (or robots) R2-D2 and C-3PO. With the princess, they try to stop the Empire and bring peace and happiness to the galaxy.

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 25 May 1977
  France 19 October 1977
  Italy 21 October 1977
  Australia 27 October 1977
  Spain 7 November 1977
  Greece 8 November 1977
  Portugal 6 December 1977
  Netherlands 15 December 1977
  Finland 16 December 1977
  Sweden 16 December 1977
  Mexico 23 December 1977
  Argentina 25 December 1977
  Colombia 25 December 1977
  Denmark 26 December 1977
  Norway 26 December 1977
  Ireland 27 December 1977
  Uruguay 1 January 1978
  Hong Kong 26 January 1978
  United Kingdom 29 January 1978
  Brazil 30 January 1978
  West Germany 9 February 1978
  Peru 23 February 1978
  South Korea 1 June 1978
  Japan 30 June 1978
  India 1 July 1978
  Iceland 9 July 1978
  Iran 20 July 1978
  Turkey 1979
  Hungary 16 August 1979
  Bulgaria 26 April 1982
  Soviet Union September 1990
  Czechoslovakia 25 July 1991

Special EditionEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 31 January 1997
  Taiwan 13 February 1997
  Belgium 19 March 1997
  France 19 March 1997
  Yugoslavia 19 March 1997
  Australia 20 March 1997
  Germany 20 March 1997
  Spain 20 March 1997
  Netherlands 20 March 1997
  Austria 21 March 1997
  Brazil 21 March 1997
   Switzerland 21 March 1997
  Colombia 21 March 1997
  Finland 21 March 1997
  United Kingdom 21 March 1997
  Ireland 21 March 1997
  Israel 21 March 1997
  Iceland 21 March 1997
  Italy 21 March 1997
  Mexico 21 March 1997
  Norway 21 March 1997
  Poland 21 March 1997
  Portugal 21 March 1997
  Romania 21 March 1997
  Sweden 21 March 1997
  Uruguay 21 March 1997
  South Africa 21 March 1997
  Venezuela 26 March 1997
  Argentina 27 March 1997
  Bolivia 27 March 1997
  Chile 27 March 1997
  Czech Republic 27 March 1997
  Hong Kong 27 March 1997
  Croatia 27 March 1997
  Hungary 27 March 1997
  New Zealand 27 March 1997
  Peru 27 March 1997
  Slovenia 27 March 1997
  Bulgaria 28 March 1997
  Greece 28 March 1997
  Lebanon 28 March 1997
  Lithuania 28 March 1997
  Latvia 28 March 1997
  Panama 28 March 1997
  Thailand 28 March 1997
  Turkey 28 March 1997
  Jamaica 2 April 1997
  Denmark 4 April 1997
  South Korea 12 April 1997
  India 18 April 1997
  Egypt 28 April 1997
  Malaysia 1 May 1997
  Singapore 29 May 1997
  Estonia 30 May 1997
  Japan 31 May 1997
  Indonesia 17 June 1997

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