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, 2020APAC, EMEA$237,148$237,148
2022 Re-releaseAustralia
Multi-Title Release Group
Only a portion of these grosses count towards this title's totals.

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$460,998,50721
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$26,453,539323
Germany$14,605,904388
France$11,371,635652
Spain$4,967,598899
Italy$3,361,8071,141
Sweden$2,050,843433
Switzerland$1,535,838357
Belgium$1,409,731616
Poland$1,327,264730
Netherlands$1,318,8221,129
Norway$1,293,915624
Denmark$1,193,862569
Austria$1,069,482736
Finland$620,183650
Hungary$591,759499
South Africa$443,6261,034
Greece$363,8971,129
Portugal$359,3111,193
Türkiye$334,7921,705
Israel$312,233828
Romania$114,3871,030
Croatia$95,020856
Egypt$84,540704
Czech Republic$69,4632,050
Bulgaria$55,3051,317
Lebanon$50,6801,190
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728756
Slovenia$43,2731,130
Latvia$23,461917
Estonia$21,791886
Lithuania$13,3241,862
Iceland$1,6812,832
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513648
Australia3$8,871,494572
New Zealand1$1,641,934376
South Korea$1,297,6101,921
Thailand$1,225,361471
Philippines$1,000,323507
Taiwan$975,132641
Hong Kong$541,8641,405
Indonesia$503,367482
Singapore$466,734990
India$378,8521,145
Malaysia$250,5941,331
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307826
Mexico$2,391,5271,318
Argentina$1,342,322567
Chile$1,050,359350
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272819
Peru$480,798650
Venezuela$272,6401,114
Dominican Republic$230,00038
Uruguay$89,564664
Bolivia$79,905653
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793226
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.