Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope 1977 DVD Cover
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. Star Wars was released theatrically in the United States on May 25, 1977. The film earned $460 million in the United States and $314 million overseas. The film received 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning six. Star Wars was selected to become part of the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in its first year of opening, becoming the most immediate addition at the time, as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." The film's soundtrack was added to the United States National Recording Registry 15 years later.

The film stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing and Alec Guinness with Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Jack Purvis, Eddie Byrne and James Earl Jones as the voice of Darth Vader.




Uncredited Cast - 1997 Special Edition

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