Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

(1997 Special Edition)

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 (53.8%)
$138,257,865
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$35,906,661
2,104 theaters
Budget$11,000,000
Release DateJan 31, 1997
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release335 days/47 weeks
Widest Release2,375 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Feb 14, 1997Friday2$4,249,826--2,104$2,019$81,510,61715
Feb 15, 1997Saturday1$7,384,991+73.8%-2,104$3,509$88,895,60816
Feb 16, 1997Sunday1$5,904,457-20%-2,104$2,806$94,800,06517
Feb 17, 1997
Presidents' Day
Monday1$3,831,315-35.1%-2,104$1,820$98,631,38018