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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) • Screenplay

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) • Screenplay

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope"

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Written By: George Lucas

Revised Fourth Draft01.15.1976

May 25, 1977Twentieth Century Fox

With the planet-destroying power of the Death Star, the Empire looks to cement its grip on the galaxy. Meanwhile, farm boy Luke Skywalker rises to face his destiny.

I've been looking forward to killing you for a long time.

pg. 53 : scene 61

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Born: May 14, 1944. George Lucas is a producer, director and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), THX 1138 (1971), American Graffiti (1973).

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Notable Cast
Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia Organa
Peter CushingPeter Cushing...Grand Moff Tarkin
Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
David ProwseDavid Prowse...Darth Vader
Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2
Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Phil BrownPhil Brown...Uncle Owen
Shelagh FraserShelagh Fraser...Aunt Beru
Jack PurvisJack Purvis...Chief Jawa
Alex McCrindleAlex McCrindle...General Dodonna
Eddie ByrneEddie Byrne...General Willard
Drewe HenleyDrewe Henley...Red Leader


Notable Wins
John Stears, Grant McCune, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Robert Blalack...Best Effects, Visual Effects
John Williams...Best Music, Original Score
John Mollo...Best Costume Design
John Dykstra, John Stears...Best Special Effects
George Lucas...Best Writing & Best Director
Ben Burtt, Sam F. Shaw, Don MacDougall...Outstanding Sound

Box Office

(1977) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$1,554,475
Gross (US & Canada)...$460,998,507
Gross (World)...$775,749,212


U.S. Version


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Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...50th Academy Awards
Awards...5th Saturn Awards

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