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Summary A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful pri...

Directed By: George Lucas

Written By: George Lucas

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 24 Critic Reviews
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90
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 2,718 User Ratings
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Summary A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful pri...

Directed By: George Lucas

Written By: George Lucas

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 24 Critic Reviews
90
92% Positive
22 Reviews
4% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 24 Critic Reviews
90
92% Positive
22 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
4% Negative
1 Review

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Universal Acclaim Based on 2,718 User Ratings
8.7
94% Positive
2546 Ratings
3% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 2,718 User Ratings
8.7
94% Positive
2546 Ratings
3% Mixed
82 Ratings
3% Negative
90 Ratings

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Production Company Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox
Release Date May 25, 1977
Duration 2 h 1 m
Rating PG
Tagline It's Back! The Force will be with you for three weeks only. (1979 Reissue Poster)
Academy Awards, USA
• 7 Wins & 11 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 15 Wins & 20 Nominations