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 evil Darth Vader.
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
The Imperial Forces, under orders from cruel Darth Vader, hold Princess Leia hostage in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy. Written by
70 mm 6-Track
(70 mm prints)|Dolby
(as Dolby System) (35 mm prints) (1977 print)|DTS-Stereo
(as DTS Stereo® in selected theatres) (1997 print)|Dolby Digital
(as Dolby® Digital in selected theatres) (1997 print)|SDDS
(as Sony Dynamic Digital SoundTM in selected theatres) (1997 print)|Mono
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In an earlier version of the script, the Millennium Falcon does not land on the Death Star, but at a Cloud City that floats above the gaseous surface of the planet Alderaan. The rescue of Princess Leia and Obi-Wan Kenobi's duel with Darth Vader take place at this base, not on the Death Star. A cut in the budget for the movie forced George Lucas to bring in the Death Star early, and in the finished film, the scenes that would have taken place in the Cloud City take place there, instead. The Cloud City, of course, was later used in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Since Alderaan was destroyed in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), however, it obviously could not be the location of the Cloud City. So a new planet was created to house the Cloud City: Bespin. See more »
When Han puts his feet on the control board where Kenobi leaves them you can see that the boots of his storm trooper armor are really just normal leather work boots painted white.You can see the elastic fabric on the sides of the boots are still there. See more »
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
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The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music. See more »
There's not much to say about this movie this is *THE* movie that changed it
It's my favourite movie, and not only among the quadrilogy, among all
movies; it has everything that can be great in a movie, great characters,
great story, great sights, great special effects (they don't show 23 years)
and a mythological background that made us dream for decades now, and
that'll keep us dreaming for a long, long time. Maybe the characters I liked
most in this one are Old Obi-Wan Kenobi, wonderfully portrayed by Alec
Guinness, and Han Solo, Harrison Ford's first important role, they're both
Not to mention John Williams' wonderful score, without of it, the movie
wouldn't have been this great it's a perfect mix, that's what it
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