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Still shot from the movie: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

In this hugely popular science fiction film created by George Lucas, a farm boy from a dry and desolate planet joins a dangerous rebellion and trains to become a Jedi Warrior. Scenes depicting death and some suspenseful battles are the only content concerns of this otherwise great family movie. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 24 May 1977
Video Release: 11 Sep 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
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The other movies in the Star Wars franchise are:

Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

Looking for other space epics from the same era? Try Close Encounters Of The Third Kind or E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. If you’d rather embark on a real space adventure, check out The IMAX Space Collection.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Star Wars: Episodes IV - VI

Release Date: 8 October 2013

20th Century Fox is releasing Star Wars: Episodes IV - VI to home video (Blu-ray and DVD). This 6 Disc Combo Set (3 Blu-ray +3 DVD) includes:

- Blu-ray Only Bonus Features: Audio Commentary for Each Movie from Archival

Interviews with George Lucas, Cast and Crew.

Note: Star Wars: Episodes I - III are also being released on the same date as a separate package.

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