Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

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.

All Releases

Domestic (59.5%)
$460,998,507
International (25.2%)
$195,751,992
Worldwide
$775,398,007
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Domestic Opening$1,554,475
Budget$11,000,000
Earliest Release DateMay 25, 1977 (Domestic)
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseMay 25, 1977Domestic$307,263,857$307,263,857
1982 Re-releaseAugust 13, 1982Domestic$15,476,785$15,476,785
1997 Special EditionJanuary 31, 1997Domestic$138,257,865$138,257,865
Star Wars: May the 4th MarathonMay 1, 2014Australia$340,670$340,670
2020 Re-releaseJuly 3-August 13, 2020EMEA, APAC$237,148$237,148
Multi-Title Release Group
Only a portion of these grosses count towards this title's totals.

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$460,998,50719
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$26,453,539307
Germany$14,605,904374
France$11,371,635623
Spain$4,967,598865
Italy$3,361,8071,116
Sweden$2,050,843419
Switzerland$1,535,838341
Belgium$1,409,731595
Poland$1,327,264688
Netherlands$1,318,8221,063
Norway$1,293,915601
Denmark$1,193,862551
Austria$1,069,482721
Finland$620,183634
Hungary$591,759468
South Africa$443,6261,007
Greece$363,8971,118
Portugal$359,3111,147
Turkey$334,7921,662
Israel$312,233798
Romania$114,387936
Croatia$95,020792
Egypt$84,540690
Czech Republic$69,4631,918
Bulgaria$55,3051,286
Lebanon$50,6801,177
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728674
Slovenia$43,2731,078
Latvia$23,461897
Estonia$21,791857
Lithuania$13,3241,689
Iceland$1,6812,633
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513613
Australia2$8,871,494546
New Zealand1$1,641,934358
South Korea$1,297,6101,830
Thailand$1,225,361460
Philippines$1,000,323500
Taiwan$975,132617
Hong Kong$541,8641,329
Indonesia$503,367456
Singapore$466,734963
India$378,8521,026
Malaysia$250,5941,309
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307801
Mexico$2,391,5271,254
Argentina$1,342,322548
Chile$1,050,359337
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272771
Peru$480,798637
Venezuela$272,6401,111
Dominican Republic$230,00038
Uruguay$89,564657
Bolivia$79,905645
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793217
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.