Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is a 1977 American romantic space action adventure film directed by George Lucas and produced by Gary Kurtz.  The screenplay was written by George Lucas.

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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope Movie Poster

Rated:  PG (movie contains sci-fi violence and mild language)
Run Time:  2h 1min
Release Date:  May 25, 1977 (USA)
Genre:  Action, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director:  George Lucas
Studio:  20th Century Fox
Budget:  $11 Million
Box Office:  $775.4 Million

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Phil Brown, Shelagh Fraser  and James Earl Jones.

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope follows Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), one of the Rebellion’s leaders who has obtained the plans of the Galactic Empire’s latest weapon, the Death Star, a colossal space station capable of destroying an entire planet.  Her starship is captures by an Imperial Star Destroyer under the command of the ruthless Darth Vader (David Prowse / James Earl Jones). Before she is captured, Leia hides the plans to the Death Star in the memory of astromech droid R2-D2 (Kenny Baker), who along with protocol droid C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) flee in an escape pod to the nearby desert planet called Tatooine.

Movie Quotes

“I’m altering the deal. Pray I don’t alter it further.” – Darth Vader 
“Use the Force, Luke.” – Ben ‘Obi-Wan’ Kenobi

“Darth Vader. Only you could be so bold. The Imperial Senate will not sit still for this. When they hear you’ve attacked a…” – Princess Leia Organa
“Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission after all. Several transmissions were beamed up to this ship by spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you.” – Darth Vader
I don’t know what you’re talking about. I’m a member of the Imperial Senate on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan!” – Princess Leia Organa
You are part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor! Take her away!” – Darth Vader

“You’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon!” – Han Solo
“Should I have?” – Ben ‘Obi-Wan’ Kenobi
Its the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs!” – Han Solo

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker

Harrison Ford as Han Solo

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa

Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi

Anthony Daniels as C-3PO

Kenny Baker as R2-D2

Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca

David Prowse as Darth Vader

Phil Brown as Uncle Owen

Shelagh Fraser as Aunt Beru

James Earl Jones as Darth Vader (Voice)