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Star Wars: A New Hope

Star Wars: A New Hope(1977)

Also Known As: New Hope, A | 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

In a distant galaxy, a long time ago, young Luke Skywalker assembles his motley crew of allies including space rogue Han Solo and two "droids" -- C3PO and R2D2 -- to rescue Princess Leia, the rebel leader of her planet from the clutches of the evil Empire as embodied by its enforcer Darth Vader.

Cast & Crew

George Lucas Director
Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia Organa
Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Alec Guinness Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Peter Cushing Grand Moff Tarkin
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 Distribution, 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox, 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, Ufd .....Theatrical Distributor, Hispano Foxfilms .....Theatrical Distributor, Cts .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Theatrical Distributor, .....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, 20th Century Fox Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Tv Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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