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.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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2,104 theaters
Release DateJan 31, 1997
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release335 days/47 weeks
Widest Release2,375 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Jan 31-Feb 61$46,481,438-2,104-$22,091$46,481,4381
Feb 7-131$30,779,353-33.8%2,104-$14,628$77,260,7912
Feb 14-201$27,660,213-10.1%2,104-$13,146$104,921,0043
Feb 21-272$13,304,163-51.9%2,200+96$6,047$118,225,1674
Feb 28-Mar 63$8,451,419-36.5%2,375+175$3,558$126,676,5865
Mar 7-136$5,061,989-40.1%2,039-336$2,482$131,738,5756
Mar 14-209$2,900,390-42.7%1,430-609$2,028$134,638,9657
Mar 21-2717$1,230,779-57.6%741-689$1,660$135,869,7448