Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Grosses

Domestic (61.1%)
$307,263,857
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Runtime2 hr 1 min
Opening Weekend$1,554,475
43 theaters
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
Release Date (Wide)May 25, 1977 (Jul 15, 1977)
Widest Release1,750 theaters
In Release951 days/135 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
May 25, 1977Wednesday1$254,809--32$7,962$254,8091
May 26, 1977Thursday1$238,965-6.2%-32$7,467$493,7742