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$26,453,539309
Germany$14,605,904375
France$11,371,635629
Spain$4,967,598876
Italy$3,361,8071,120
Sweden$2,050,843420
Switzerland$1,535,838343
Belgium$1,409,731598
Poland$1,327,264698
Netherlands$1,318,8221,088
Norway$1,293,915603
Denmark$1,193,862552
Austria$1,069,482725
Finland$620,183636
Hungary$591,759476
South Africa$443,6261,011
Greece$363,8971,118
Portugal$359,3111,163
Turkey$334,7921,664
Israel$312,233803
Romania$114,387967
Croatia$95,020811
Egypt$84,540693
Czech Republic$69,4631,960
Bulgaria$55,3051,290
Lebanon$50,6801,177
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728689
Slovenia$43,2731,086
Latvia$23,461898
Estonia$21,791861
Lithuania$13,3241,741
Iceland$1,6812,717
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513625
Australia2$8,871,494552
New Zealand1$1,641,934364
South Korea$1,297,6101,866
Thailand$1,225,361462
Philippines$1,000,323500
Taiwan$975,132627
Hong Kong$541,8641,367
Indonesia$503,367462
Singapore$466,734974
India$378,8521,050
Malaysia$250,5941,312
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307806
Mexico$2,391,5271,276
Argentina$1,342,322550
Chile$1,050,359338
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272788
Peru$480,798637
Venezuela$272,6401,111
Dominican Republic$230,00038
Uruguay$89,564657
Bolivia$79,905646
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793218
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.