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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Opening$1,554,475
43 theaters
Budget$11,000,000
Release Date (Wide)May 25, 1977 (Jul 15, 1977)
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release951 days/135 weeks
Widest Release1,750 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
May 20-261$493,774-32-$15,430$493,7741
May 27-Jun 21$2,062,644+317.7%43+11$47,968$2,556,4182
Jun 17-231$5,473,681-157+109$34,864$15,628,9135
Jun 24-301$9,075,456+65.8%360+203$25,209$24,704,3696
Jul 1-71$11,228,163+23.7%452+92$24,841$35,932,5327
Jul 8-141$11,038,368-1.7%589+137$18,740$46,970,9008
Jul 15-211$11,916,019+8%757+168$15,741$58,886,9199
Jul 22-281$12,202,130+2.4%843+86$14,474$71,089,04910
Jul 29-Aug 41$12,000,083-1.7%---$83,089,13211
Aug 5-111$12,473,041+3.9%1,044-$11,947$95,562,17312
Aug 12-181$11,560,351-7.3%1,074+30$10,763$107,122,52413
Aug 19-251$10,213,996-11.6%1,096+22$9,319$117,336,52014
Aug 26-Sep 11$8,653,096-15.3%1,048-48$8,256$125,989,61615
Oct 21-271$2,891,000----$174,518,46623
Oct 28-Nov 31$4,144,585+43.4%739-$5,608$178,663,05124
Nov 4-101$3,465,669-16.4%665-74$5,211$182,128,72025
Nov 11-171$2,846,784-17.9%642-23$4,434$184,975,50426
Nov 18-241$3,314,361+16.4%605-37$5,478$188,289,86527
Nov 25-Dec 11$3,013,831-9.1%593-12$5,082$191,303,69628
Dec 2-81$1,970,491-34.6%561-32$3,512$193,274,18729
Dec 9-151$1,547,262-21.5%485-76$3,190$194,821,44930
Mar 31-Apr 61$792,809-107-$7,409$213,955,37046
Apr 7-131$979,923+23.6%104-3$9,422$214,935,29347