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.

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Domestic (59.4%)
International (40.6%)
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Domestic Opening$1,554,475
Earliest Release DateMay 25, 1977 (Domestic)
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseMay 25, 1977Domestic$307,263,857$195,751,992$503,015,849
1982 Re-releaseAugust 13, 1982Domestic$15,476,785$15,476,785
1997 Special EditionJanuary 31-September 19, 199760 markets$138,257,865$118,648,008$256,905,873
Star Wars: May the 4th MarathonMay 1, 2014Australia$340,670$340,670
Multi-Title Release Group
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