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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

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Here's what we have on George Lucas's, "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope". You can read and download the official screenplay at 8FLiX.

PG
121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

With the planet-destroying power of the Death Star, the Empire looks to cement its grip on the galaxy. Meanwhile, farm boy Luke Skywalker rises to face his destiny.

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Cast

Notable Cast
Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia Organa
Peter CushingPeter Cushing...Grand Moff Tarkin
Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
David ProwseDavid Prowse...Darth Vader
Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2
Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Phil BrownPhil Brown...Uncle Owen
Shelagh FraserShelagh Fraser...Aunt Beru
Jack PurvisJack Purvis...Chief Jawa
Alex McCrindleAlex McCrindle...General Dodonna
Eddie ByrneEddie Byrne...General Willard
Drewe HenleyDrewe Henley...Red Leader

Awards

Notable Wins
John Stears, Grant McCune, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Robert Blalack...Best Effects, Visual Effects
John Williams...Best Music, Original Score
John Mollo...Best Costume Design
John Dykstra, John Stears...Best Special Effects
George Lucas...Best Writing & Best Director
Ben Burtt, Sam F. Shaw, Don MacDougall...Outstanding Sound

Box Office

(1977) U.S. Dollars
Budget...$11,000,000
Opening weekend...$1,554,475
Gross (US & Canada)...$460,998,507
Gross (World)...$775,749,212

Poster

U.S. Version

Sources

Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...50th Academy Awards
Awards...5th Saturn Awards
Studio...Lucasfilm/Disney
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