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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..."

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

-- Box Office --
Released: May 25th, 1977
Budget: $11,000,000.00
Revenue: $775,398,007.00

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Main Cast

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Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
plays Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
plays Han Solo
Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher
plays Princess Leia Organa
Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing
plays Grand Moff Tarkin
Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
plays Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (continuity error): Footage of R2-D2 turning his head skeptically during the Jawa auction is used twice.
  • Movie Goof (incorrectly regarded as a mistake): During the skirmish at the beginning of the movie, C3PO says to R2D2 "there will be no escape for the Princess this time." Later, C3PO sees a picture of the Princess and claims not to know who she is. However at this point, C3PO had only just met Luke, and likely didn't want to divulge any important information that may endanger the mission he and R2D2 are a part of.
  • The bantha seen being mounted by tusken raiders after they spot Luke Skywalker's speeder, was actually an Asian elephant dressed in a costume of fur and fake horns. Filming the scene proved difficult, because the elephant was not accustomed to the extreme heat of Death Valley, and kept removing the costume.
  • Movie Goof (miscellaneous): In the music in the ending credits, a trumpet overblows and hits a wrong note
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Movie Series/Collection

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
1977
- Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1980
- Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
1983
- Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
1999
- Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
2002
- Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2005
- Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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