Star Wars (1977) Movie Review

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Star Wars
Star Wars Plot Overview

Part IV in George Lucas' epic, Star Wars: A New Hope opens with a Rebel ship being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. The plot then follows the life of a simple farm boy, Luke Skywalker, as he and his newly met allies (Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2) attempt to rescue a Rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star.

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Star Wars Cast & Crew
Profile Name Role
Mark Hamill Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Leia Organa
Peter Cushing Peter Cushing Grand Moff Tarkin
Anthony Daniels Anthony Daniels C-3PO
Kenny Baker Kenny Baker R2-D2
Alec Guinness Alec Guinness Obi-Wan Kenobi
Peter Mayhew Peter Mayhew Chewbacca
David Prowse David Prowse Darth Vader
James Earl Jones James Earl Jones Darth Vader (voice)
Phil Brown Phil Brown Uncle Owen
Shelagh Fraser Shelagh Fraser Aunt Beru
Roger Lloyd-Pack Roger Lloyd-Pack Advisor to Grand Moff Tarkin
William Hootkins William Hootkins Jek Tono Porkins (Red Six)
Malcolm Tierney Malcolm Tierney Lt. Shann Childsen
Drewe Henley Drewe Henley Red Leader (as Drewe Hemley)

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Movie Facts

  • Cinema Release:

    25 May 1977

  • DVD Release:

    21 Sep 2004

  • Certificate:

    PG

  • Budget:

    $11,000,000

  • Runtime:

    121 minutes

  • Movie Director:

    Unknown

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