Star Wars (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$460,998,50721
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$26,453,539320
Germany$14,605,904385
France$11,371,635650
Spain$4,967,598894
Italy$3,361,8071,139
Sweden$2,050,843430
Switzerland$1,535,838354
Belgium$1,409,731613
Poland$1,327,264726
Netherlands$1,318,8221,118
Norway$1,293,915619
Denmark$1,193,862566
Austria$1,069,482734
Finland$620,183648
Hungary$591,759495
South Africa$443,6261,031
Greece$363,8971,127
Portugal$359,3111,184
Türkiye$334,7921,701
Israel$312,233822
Romania$114,3871,013
Croatia$95,020849
Egypt$84,540699
Czech Republic$69,4632,025
Bulgaria$55,3051,328
Lebanon$50,6801,186
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728742
Slovenia$43,2731,121
Latvia$23,461913
Estonia$21,791881
Lithuania$13,3241,837
Iceland$1,6812,811
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513642
Australia2$8,871,494570
New Zealand1$1,641,934374
South Korea$1,297,6101,907
Thailand$1,225,361469
Philippines$1,000,323505
Taiwan$975,132638
Hong Kong$541,8641,391
Indonesia$503,367479
Singapore$466,734988
India$378,8521,109
Malaysia$250,5941,328
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307821
Mexico$2,391,5271,306
Argentina$1,342,322562
Chile$1,050,359347
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272812
Peru$480,798645
Venezuela$272,6401,112
Dominican Republic$230,00038
Uruguay$89,564661
Bolivia$79,905651
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793224
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.