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

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Taglines: May the Force be with you (re-release)

Director: George Lucas

Writers: George Lucas

Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, ...

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.

Release Dates:

USA 25 May 1977
Philippines 23 Aug 1977 (Davao)
France (Deauville Film Festival)
France 19 Oct 1977
Italy 21 Oct 1977
Australia 27 Oct 1977
Belgium 27 Oct 1977 (Gent)
Spain 07 Nov 1977
Greece 08 Nov 1977
Brazil 18 Nov 1977
Portugal 06 Dec 1977
Netherlands 15 Dec 1977
Finland 16 Dec 1977
Sweden 16 Dec 1977
Mexico 23 Dec 1977
Argentina 25 Dec 1977
Colombia 25 Dec 1977
Denmark 26 Dec 1977
Norway 26 Dec 1977
UK 27 Dec 1977
Uruguay 01 Jan 1978
Hong Kong 26 Jan 1978
West Germany 09 Feb 1978
Peru 23 Feb 1978
Ireland 26 Mar 1978
South Korea 01 Jun 1978
Japan 30 Jun 1978
India 01 Jul 1978
Iceland 09 Jul 1978
Iran 20 Jul 1978
USA 21 Jul 1978 (re-release)
Poland 19 Jul 1979
USA 15 Aug 1979 (re-release)
Hungary 16 Aug 1979
Turkey 16 Feb 1980
Finland 22 Aug 1980 (limited) (re-release)
USA 10 Apr 1981 (re-release)
Bulgaria 26 Apr 1982
Australia 29 Apr 1982 (re-release)
USA 13 Aug 1982 (re-release)
West Germany 01 Sep 1982 (re-release)
Italy 02 Sep 1982 (re-release)
West Germany (Berlin International Film Festival)
Spain 03 Jul 1986 (re-release)
Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia 25 Jul 1991
USA 31 Jan 1997 (special edition)
Taiwan 13 Feb 1997 (special edition)
Belgium 19 Mar 1997 (special edition)
France 19 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Yugoslavia 19 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Australia 20 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Germany 20 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Spain 20 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Netherlands 20 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Austria 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Brazil 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Switzerland 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Colombia 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Finland 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
UK 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Ireland 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Israel 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Iceland 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Italy 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Mexico 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Norway 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Poland 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Portugal 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Romania 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Sweden 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Uruguay 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
South Africa 21 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Venezuela 26 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Argentina 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Bolivia 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Chile 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Czech Republic 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Hong Kong 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Croatia 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Hungary 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
New Zealand 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Peru 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Slovenia 27 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Bulgaria 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Greece 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Lebanon 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Lithuania 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Latvia 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Panama 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Thailand 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Turkey 28 Mar 1997 (special edition)
Jamaica 02 Apr 1997 (special edition)
Denmark 04 Apr 1997 (special edition)
South Korea 12 Apr 1997 (special edition)
India 18 Apr 1997 (special edition)
Egypt 28 Apr 1997 (special edition)
Malaysia 01 May 1997 (special edition)
Singapore 29 May 1997 (special edition)
Estonia 30 May 1997 (special edition)
Japan 31 May 1997 (special edition)
Italy (special edition) (Fantafestival)
Indonesia 17 Jun 1997 (special edition)
UK 27 Dec 1977 (London)
Canada 24 Jun 1977 (Vancouver, British Columbia) (premiere)
Spain 19 Sep 1977 (San Sebastian Film Festival)
Poland 21 Mar 1997 (re-release)
USA 08 Oct 2016 (Mill Valley Film Festival)

Also Known As:

(original title) Star Wars
Argentina La guerra de las galaxias
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Междузвездни войни: Епизод IV - Нова Надежда
Brazil Guerra nas Estrelas
Brazil (DVD box title) Star Wars: Episódio IV - Uma Nova Esperança
Canada (French title) La guerre des étoiles
Canada (TV title) La guerre des étoiles - Un nouvel éspoir
Chile La guerra de las galaxias
Colombia La guerra de las galaxias
Czechoslovakia (Czech title) Hvezdné války
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Hviezdne vojny
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Hviezdne vojny IV - Nová nádej
Czechoslovakia (Czech title) Star Wars: Epizoda IV - Nová nadeje
Czech Republic Star Wars: Epizoda IV - Nová nadeje
Germany (new title) Star Wars - Episode IV: Eine neue Hoffnung
Denmark Stjernekrigen
Estonia Star wars: Osa IV - Uus lootus
Estonia Tähtede sõda
Spain La guerra de las galaxias
Spain (Catalan title) La guerra de les galàxies
Spain (Catalan title) La guerra de les galàxies: Una nova esperança
Spain (new title) Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nueva esperanza
Finland (TV title) Star Wars: Episodi IV - Uusi toivo
Finland (Swedish title) Stjärnornas krig
Finland Tähtien sota
France La guerre des étoiles
France (TV title) Star wars: Épisode IV, la guerre des étoiles
UK Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) O polemos ton astron
Greece (video title) O polemos ton astron: Mia nea elpida
Greece Ο Πόλεμος των Άστρων
Croatia (video title) Ratovi zvijezda
Croatia Ratovi zvijezda IV: Nova nada
Hungary Csillagok háborúja
Hungary Star Wars IV. - Egy új remény
Iran (alternative title) Jang-e setarehha
Iceland Stjörnustríð
Italy Guerre stellari
Italy (video title) Star Wars IV - Una nuova speranza
Japan Sutâ wôzu episoddo 4: Aratanaru kibô
Lithuania Zvaigzdziu karai
Mexico La guerra de las galaxias
Netherlands Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Netherlands Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Panama La guerra de las galaxias
Peru La guerra de las galaxias
Poland Gwiezdne wojny
Poland (reissue title) Gwiezdne wojny, czesc IV: Nowa nadzieja
Portugal Star Wars: Episódio IV - Uma Nova Esperança
Romania Razboiul stelelor
Serbia Ratovi zvezda - Nova nada
Russia Звёздные войны. Эпизод 4: Новая надежда
Sweden Stjärnornas krig
Soviet Union (Russian title) Звёздные войны
Soviet Union (Russian title) Звёздные войны. Эпизод 4: Новая надежда
Turkey (Turkish title) Yildiz Savaslari
USA (working title) Adventures of the Starkiller: Episode 1 - The Star Wars
USA (Spanish title) La guerra de las estrellas
USA (video box title) Star Wars IV: A New Hope
USA (reissue title) Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
USA (working title) The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as Taken from the 'Journal of the Whills': Saga I - Star Wars
USA (original script title) The Star Wars
USA (working title) The Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Starkiller
Venezuela La guerra de las galaxias
West Germany Krieg der Sterne
World-wide (English title) Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
USA (short version) A New Hope
Finland (DVD title) Star wars IV - uusi toivo
Finland (alternative spelling) Star wars episodi IV - uusi toivo
Italy (video box title) Star Wars IV - Una nuova speranza
Italy (new title) Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nuova speranza
Mexico (reissue title) Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nueva esperanza
Serbia (alternative title) Ratovi zvezda - Nova nada
Serbia Zvezdani ratovi: Nova nada
Slovenia Vojna zvezd: Epizoda IV - Novo upanje
Slovakia Hviezdne vojny 4: Nová nádej
Ukraine Зорянi вiйни. Епiзод 4: Нова надiя
Uruguay (original subtitled version) La guerra de las galaxias
Canada (TV title) (French title) La guerre des étoiles - Un nouvel éspoir
Canada (English title) Star Wars
Czechoslovakia (Slovak title) Vesmírne Vojny
Czech Republic Hvězdné války
Spain (alternative title) La guerra de las galaxias
Spain (Catalan title) (reissue title) La guerra de les galàxies: Una nova esperança
Spain Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nueva esperanza
Iran (alternative title) (Persian title) Jang-e setarehha
Norway Star Wars
Norway (new title) Star Wars Episode IV: Et nytt håp
Portugal (alternative title) A Guerra das Estrelas
Slovakia Vesmírne Vojny
Turkey (alternative title) (Turkish title) Yildiz Savaslari: Bölüm IV - Yeni Bir Umut
USA (video box title) Star Wars: A New Hope
USA Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope