Star Wars: A New Hope

Last Updated on: October 2nd, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Star Wars: A New Hope including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Star Wars: A New Hope Description

Star Wars: A New HopeIn the epic Star Wars: A New Hope, nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begins Luke’s Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire. Although Obi-Wan sacrifices himself in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader, his former apprentice, Luke proves that the Force is with him by destroying the Empire’s dreaded Death Star.



Star Wars: A New Hope Cast:
  • Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
  • Harrison Ford as Han Solo
  • Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia
  • Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin
  • Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi
  • Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
  • Kenny Baker as R2-D2
  • Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca
  • David Prowse as Darth Vader
  • James Earl Jones: Darth Vader voice
Star Wars: A New Hope Crew:
  • Director: George Lucas
  • Producer: Gary Kurtz
  • Screenplay: George Lucas
  • Music: John Williams
  • Cinematography: Gilbert Taylor

Star Wars: A New Hope Details

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  • Year Released: 1977
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Box Office: $775.4 million
  • Awards: Won Academy Awards; Won Golden Globe; Won British Academy Film Awards; Won Grammy Award
  • IMDB Link

Star Wars: A New Hope Trailer:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=vZ734NWnAH

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