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 (40.5%)
$314,400,000
Worldwide
$775,398,507
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$252,116
2022 Re-releaseAustralia$1,337
Multi-Title Release Group
Only a portion of these grosses count towards this title's totals.

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$460,998,50724
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$26,453,539338
Germany$14,605,904411
France$11,371,635696
Spain$4,967,598946
Italy$3,361,8071,204
Sweden$2,050,843447
Switzerland$1,535,838377
Belgium$1,409,731647
Poland$1,327,264789
Netherlands$1,318,8221,237
Norway$1,293,915658
Denmark$1,193,862596
Austria$1,069,482760
Finland$620,183681
Hungary$591,759546
South Africa$443,6261,069
Greece$363,8971,152
Portugal$359,3111,275
Türkiye$334,7921,801
Israel$312,233861
Romania$114,3871,208
Croatia$95,020956
Egypt$84,540717
Czech Republic$69,4632,246
Bulgaria$55,3051,524
Lebanon$50,6801,211
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728889
Slovenia$43,2731,240
Latvia$23,461950
Estonia$21,791926
Lithuania$13,3242,107
Iceland$1,6813,062
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513685
Australia3$8,871,494596
New Zealand1$1,641,934397
South Korea$1,297,6102,053
Thailand$1,225,361486
Philippines$1,000,323528
Taiwan$975,132673
Hong Kong$541,8641,500
Indonesia$503,367528
Singapore$466,7341,020
India$378,8521,208
Malaysia$250,5941,379
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307877
Mexico$2,391,5271,410
Argentina$1,342,322598
Chile$1,050,359375
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272897
Peru$480,798680
Venezuela$272,6401,122
Dominican Republic$230,00039
Uruguay$89,564680
Bolivia$79,905671
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793242
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.