Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

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

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.

Plot

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 Dates

Country Premiere
23x15px United States 25 May 1977
23x15px France 19 October 1977
23x15px Italy 21 October 1977
23x15px Australia 27 October 1977
23x15px Spain 7 November 1977
23x15px Greece 8 November 1977
23x15px Portugal 6 December 1977
23x15px Netherlands 15 December 1977
23x15px Finland 16 December 1977
23x15px Sweden 16 December 1977
Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico Mexico 23 December 1977
23x15px Argentina 25 December 1977
23x15px Colombia 25 December 1977
23x15px Denmark 26 December 1977
23x15px Norway 26 December 1977
Irelandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Ireland Ireland 27 December 1977
23x15px Uruguay 1 January 1978
23x15px Hong Kong 26 January 1978
23x15px United Kingdom 29 January 1978
23x15px Brazil 30 January 1978
Template:FRG 9 February 1978
23x15px Peru 23 February 1978
23x15px South Korea 1 June 1978
23x15px Japan 30 June 1978
23x15px India 1 July 1978
23x15px Iceland 9 July 1978
23x15px Iran 20 July 1978
23x15px Turkey 1979
23x15px Hungary 16 August 1979
23x15px Bulgaria 26 April 1982
23x15px Soviet Union September 1990
23x15px Czechoslovakia 25 July 1991

Special Edition

Country Premiere
23x15px United States 31 January 1997
23x15px Taiwan 13 February 1997
23x15px Belgium 19 March 1997
23x15px France 19 March 1997
23x15px Yugoslavia 19 March 1997
23x15px Australia 20 March 1997
23x15px Germany 20 March 1997
23x15px Spain 20 March 1997
23x15px Netherlands 20 March 1997
23x15px Austria 21 March 1997
23x15px Brazil 21 March 1997
23x16px  Switzerland 21 March 1997
23x15px Colombia 21 March 1997
23x15px Finland 21 March 1997
23x15px United Kingdom 21 March 1997
Irelandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Ireland Ireland 21 March 1997
23x15px Israel 21 March 1997
23x15px Iceland 21 March 1997
23x15px Italy 21 March 1997
Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico Mexico 21 March 1997
23x15px Norway 21 March 1997
23x15px Poland 21 March 1997
23x15px Portugal 21 March 1997
23x15px Romania 21 March 1997
23x15px Sweden 21 March 1997
23x15px Uruguay 21 March 1997
23x15px South Africa 21 March 1997
23x15px Venezuela 26 March 1997
23x15px Argentina 27 March 1997
23x15px Bolivia 27 March 1997
23x15px Chile 27 March 1997
23x15px Czech Republic 27 March 1997
23x15px Hong Kong 27 March 1997
23x15px Croatia 27 March 1997
23x15px Hungary 27 March 1997
23x15px New Zealand 27 March 1997
23x15px Peru 27 March 1997
23x15px Slovenia 27 March 1997
23x15px Bulgaria 28 March 1997
23x15px Greece 28 March 1997
23x15px Lebanon 28 March 1997
23x15px Lithuania 28 March 1997
23x15px Latvia 28 March 1997
23x15px Panama 28 March 1997
23x15px Thailand 28 March 1997
23x15px Turkey 28 March 1997
23x15px Jamaica 2 April 1997
23x15px Denmark 4 April 1997
23x15px South Korea 12 April 1997
23x15px India 18 April 1997
23x15px Egypt 28 April 1997
23x15px Malaysia 1 May 1997
23x15px Singapore 29 May 1997
23x15px Estonia 30 May 1997
23x15px Japan 31 May 1997
23x15px Indonesia 17 June 1997

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