Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Poster
Release Date
May 25th, 1977
Director
Writer
  • George Lucas
Cast
Official Sites
starwars.com

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Obi-Wan Plot Hole from A New Hope Debunked by Lucasfilm Story Group

Obi-Wan Plot Hole from A New Hope Debunked by Lucasfilm Story Group

Star Wars fans have been complaining about an Obi-Wan plot hole in A New Hope, which has now officially been debunked.

Kevin Burwick

Which Star Wars Movies Give Females the Most Screen Time?

Which Star Wars Movies Give Females the Most Screen Time?

A new study reveals which Star Wars movie gives females the most screen time and dialogue.

Kevin Burwick

Solo Vs. A New Hope: Why the Millennium Falcon Looks So Different

Solo Vs. A New Hope: Why the Millennium Falcon Looks So Different

The Falcon looks very different in Solo but the movie explains why the ship changed so much after Han became its owner.

Ryan Scott

Han Definitely Shot First According to Solo Cast and Writers

Han Definitely Shot First According to Solo Cast and Writers

The creative team and cast of Solo: A Star Wars Story all agree that Han shot first without a doubt.

Kevin Burwick

Watch George Lucas & James Cameron Dissect the Truth Behind Star Wars

Watch George Lucas & James Cameron Dissect the Truth Behind Star Wars

When George Lucas gets done talking about the social aspects of Star Wars, you may never look at the movie the same way again.

Kevin Burwick

Carrie Fisher's Personal Star Wars Script Pages Go Up for Sale

Carrie Fisher's Personal Star Wars Script Pages Go Up for Sale

Script pages from A New Hope that once belonged to Carrie Fisher are going for sale to celebrate Star Wars Day.

Kevin Burwick

Last Jedi Recreates Iconic New Hope Moment and No One Noticed

Last Jedi Recreates Iconic New Hope Moment and No One Noticed

A New Hope Easter egg has just been discovered as Star Wars: The Last Jedi makes its way to Blu-ray and DVD this week.

Kevin Burwick

Star Wars 1975 Concept Art Trailer Brings McQuarrie's Vision to Life

Star Wars 1975 Concept Art Trailer Brings McQuarrie's Vision to Life

The DAVE School breaths life into concept artist Ralph McQuarrie's original Star Wars sketches in an amazing new fan trailer.

Ryan Scott

Darth Vader Vs. Obi-Wan Fight Gets a Rogue One Style Fan Reboot

Darth Vader Vs. Obi-Wan Fight Gets a Rogue One Style Fan Reboot

A fan video imagines what Rogue One's Darth Vader would look like in a lightsaber battle against A New Hope's Obi-Wan Kenobi, and it's not pretty.

Ryan Scott

Alfie Curtis, Dr. Evazan in Star Wars, Dies at 87

Alfie Curtis, Dr. Evazan in Star Wars, Dies at 87

Alfie Curtis, who starred as the threatening Mos Eisley Cantina drunk in Star Wars: A New Hope has died at the age of 87.

Kevin Burwick

Did Han Solo Have the Legal Right to Shoot Greedo First?

Did Han Solo Have the Legal Right to Shoot Greedo First?

A new study asks if Han Solo was within the law when he shot Greedo first in the original cut or Star Wars: A New Hope.

Ryan Scott

TK-421 Stormtrooper Had Secret Gay Romance in A New Hope

TK-421 Stormtrooper Had Secret Gay Romance in A New Hope

A new Star Wars story reveals the secret gay romance between TK-421 and an Imperial officer in Star Wars: A New Hope, that lead to his downfall.

Brian Gallagher

Star Wars Anthology Solves Boba Fett No Disintegrations Mystery

Star Wars Anthology Solves Boba Fett No Disintegrations Mystery

A throwaway line from the 1997 special edition of A New Hope finally has some meaning through a Star Wars short story anthology collection.

Kevin Burwick

Mark Hamill Proves Luke Is Not Too Short to Be a Stormtrooper

Mark Hamill Proves Luke Is Not Too Short to Be a Stormtrooper

Mark Hamill has officially put a forty year old debate to rest, proving that Luke Skywalker is just a little bit taller than your average Stormtrooper.

Kevin Burwick

How Luke Skywalker Learns About Rogue One Crew's Sacrifice

How Luke Skywalker Learns About Rogue One Crew's Sacrifice

The Rogue One crew's sacrifice gets recognized by Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, and Han Solo in a new Star Wars comic book.

Kevin Burwick

Luke, Han & Leia Head to Jedha in Rogue One Crossover Comic

Luke, Han & Leia Head to Jedha in Rogue One Crossover Comic

In official Star Wars canon it has been revealed that Luke Skywalker made a special trip to the Jedi holy planet of Jedha shortly after blowing up the Death Star.

B. Alan Orange

Carrie Fisher Initially Thought Star Wars Was a Stupid Nightmare

Carrie Fisher Initially Thought Star Wars Was a Stupid Nightmare

Actor Griffin Dunne opens up about his relationship with Carrie Fisher and what she really thought about Star Wars while it was shooting.

Kevin Burwick

Alec Guinness Pulled a Hilarious Star Wars Prank on a Trash-Talking Jawa

Alec Guinness Pulled a Hilarious Star Wars Prank on a Trash-Talking Jawa

Mark Hamill recruited Sir Alec Guinness to get back at a big mouthed extra on the set of the original Star Wars.

Kevin Burwick

Original R2-D2 Sells for $2.76 Million at Star Wars Auction

Original R2-D2 Sells for $2.76 Million at Star Wars Auction

An unidentified collector shelled out a whopping $2.76 million for an R2-D2 unit made from parts on the first Star Wars set.

Brian Gallagher

Beauty and the Beast Knocks Star Wars Out of Box Office Top 10

Beauty and the Beast Knocks Star Wars Out of Box Office Top 10

After 40 years as one of the all time top grossing movies, Star Wars: A New Hope was finally dethroned by Beauty and the Beast.

Brian Gallagher