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Box office / business for
Star Wars (1977) More at IMDbPro »

Budget
$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997) (2,104 Screens)
$1,406,769 (Japan) (5 June 1997) (16 Screens)

Gross
$460,935,665 (USA) (4 May 1997) (re-issue)
$460,841,468 (USA) (27 April 1997) (re-issue)
$460,517,975 (USA) (20 April 1997) (re-issue)
$459,923,376 (USA) (13 April 1997) (re-issue)
$459,095,451 (USA) (6 April 1997) (re-issue)
$458,838,909 (USA) (30 March 1997) (re-issue)
$458,275,556 (USA) (23 March 1997) (re-issue)
$456,754,545 (USA) (16 March 1997) (re-issue)
$453,311,456 (USA) (9 March 1997) (re-issue)
$447,821,935 (USA) (2 March 1997) (re-issue)
$438,692,889 (USA) (23 February 1997) (re-issue)
$421,371,522 (USA) (17 February 1997) (re-issue)
$393,498,671 (USA) (9 February 1997) (re-issue)
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997) (re-issue)
$289,892,366 (USA) (27 September 1979)
$275,298,145 (USA) (19 August 1979)
$268,537,980 (USA) (7 November 1978)
$263,884,376 (USA) (20 August 1978)
$234,629,663 (USA) (23 July 1978)
$215,537,332 (USA) (16 April 1978)
$214,745,822 (USA) (9 April 1978)
$213,706,458 (USA) (2 April 1978)
$211,463,812 (USA) (12 March 1978)
$207,054,654 (USA) (5 February 1978)
$195,666,111 (USA) (18 December 1977)
$194,427,140 (USA) (11 December 1977)
$192,899,264 (USA) (4 December 1977)
$190,762,521 (USA) (27 November 1977)
$186,924,661 (USA) (20 November 1977)
$184,397,772 (USA) (13 November 1977)
$181,289,965 (USA) (6 November 1977)
$177,811,345 (USA) (30 October 1977)
$174,518,466 (USA) (28 October 1977)
$133,727,463 (USA) (5 September 1977)
$122,576,055 (USA) (28 August 1977)
$113,031,275 (USA) (21 August 1977)
$102,267,928 (USA) (14 August 1977)
$90,284,705 (USA) (7 August 1977)
$77,323,425 (USA) (31 July 1977)
$65,887,563 (USA) (24 July 1977)
$53,777,851 (USA) (17 July 1977)
$42,129,994 (USA) (10 July 1977)
$32,157,349 (USA) (4 July 1977)
$20,514,376 (USA) (26 June 1977)
$12,943,513 (USA) (19 June 1977)
$2,048,249 (USA) (30 May 1977)
$220,000,000 (USA) ( 1977)
$322,740,140 (USA)
£20,242,539 (UK) (13 April 1997)
£9,464,720 (UK) (6 April 1997)
£6,032,329 (UK) (23 March 1997)
$190,762,521 (UK) (27 November 1977)
$775,398,007 (Worldwide) (25 November 2011)
$410,000,000 (worldwide) ( 1977)
$190,000,000 (Non-USA) ( 1977)
ITL 4,411,816,000 (Italy) (20 April 1997) (re-issue)
ITL 4,156,018,000 (Italy) (13 April 1997) (re-issue)
ITL 3,715,716,000 (Italy) (6 April 1997) (re-issue)
ITL 2,841,486,000 (Italy) (30 March 1997) (re-issue)
ITL 2,159,677,000 (Italy) (27 March 1997) (re-issue)
$6,774,999 (Japan) (3 July 1997)
$5,651,361 (Japan) (26 June 1997)
$4,325,494 (Japan) (19 June 1997)
$2,877,732 (Japan) (12 June 1997)
$1,406,769 (Japan) (6 June 1997)
ESP 1,366,116,825 (Spain) (13 July 2001) (re-issue)
ESP 919,963,908 (Spain) (20 March 1997)
ESP 446,056,042 (Spain) (special edition)
SEK 10,143,000 (Sweden)

Weekend Gross
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997) (2 Screens)
$602,039 (USA) (16 April 1978) (103 Screens)
$790,452 (USA) (9 April 1978) (104 Screens)
$622,291 (USA) (12 March 1978) (130 Screens)
$817,290 (USA) (5 February 1978) (174 Screens)
$844,662 (USA) (18 December 1977) (414 Screens)
$1,152,953 (USA) (11 December 1977) (485 Screens)
$1,152,953 (USA) (4 December 1977) (561 Screens)
$1,949,157 (USA) (20 November 1977) (605 Screens)
$2,269,052 (USA) (13 November 1977) (642 Screens)
$2,626,914 (USA) (6 November 1977) (665 Screens)
$3,292,879 (USA) (30 October 1977) (739 Screens)
$2,891,000 (USA) (23 October 1977) (675 Screens)
$7,737,847 (USA) (5 September 1977) (915 Screens)
$5,239,535 (USA) (28 August 1977) (1 Screen)
$5,908,751 (USA) (21 August 1977) (1 Screen)
$6,705,755 (USA) (14 August 1977) (1 Screen)
$6,234,376 (USA) (31 July 1977) (950 Screens)
$7,000,644 (USA) (24 July 1977) (843 Screens)
$6,806,951 (USA) (17 July 1977) (757 Screens)
$6,197,462 (USA) (10 July 1977) (589 Screens)
$7,452,980 (USA) (4 July 1977) (452 Screens)
$4,885,463 (USA) (26 June 1977) (360 Screens)
$2,788,281 (USA) (19 June 1977) (157 Screens)
$1,554,475 (USA) (30 May 1977) (43 Screens)
$1,123,638 (Japan) (3 July 1997) (19 Screens)
$1,325,867 (Japan) (26 June 1997) (20 Screens)
$1,447,762 (Japan) (19 June 1997) (20 Screens)
$1,470,963 (Japan) (12 June 1997) (20 Screens)
$1,406,769 (Japan) (5 June 1997) (16 Screens)

Admissions
397,584 (Finland)
1,619,532 (France) (22 April 1997) (reissue)
1,118,614 (France) (25 March 1997) (reissue)
169,944 (France) (18 March 1997) (opening week) (reissue)
25,050 (France) (12 March 1997) (opening day) (reissue)
6,414,000 (France)
1,795,614 (France) (reissue)
1,062,125 (France) (original release)
2,087,944 (Germany) (28 April 1997) (special edition)
1,937,423 (Germany) (14 April 1997) (special edition)
1,735,931 (Germany) (8 April 1997) (special edition)
1,365,025 (Germany) (2 April 1997) (special edition)
660,539 (Germany) (23 March 1997) (special edition)
85,115 (Portugal) (10 April 1997) (reissue)
72,119 (Portugal) (3 April 1997) (reissue)
47,908 (Portugal) (27 March 1997) (reissue)
6,900,868 (Spain) (13 July 2001)
6,130,171 (Spain) (20 March 1997)
5,595,857 (Spain) (1 July 1986)
534,314 (Spain) ( 1986) (re-release version to date)
5,595,857 (Spain) ( 1977) (release version to date)
770,542 (Spain) (special edition to date)
609,000 (Sweden)
240,583 (Sweden) (reissue)

Rentals
$270,918,000 (USA)
$779,900,000 (Worldwide)

Production Dates
January 1973 - 30 April 1977

Filming Dates
22 March 1976 - 16 July 1976
11 January 1977 - 11 January 1977 (reshoots)

Copyright Holder
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (original version); Lucasfilm Ltd. (special edition)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; 5 June 1977; LP47760 (in copyright registry)
Original Music Copyright 1977 © by Fox Fanfare Music, Inc.
© 1997 LUCASFILM LTD.


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