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25th May 1977
2h 1m
George Lucas

Star Wars
Episode IV – A New Hope

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Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is a 1977 Action Sci-Fi film released on 25th May; George Lucas directed the film which stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. A sequel, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, was released in 1980. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $764,398,007 on its budget.

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:04am.
Harrison Ford Harrison Ford Han Solo
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Mark Hamill Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Princess Leia
Age at Filming ≈ 20
James Earl Jones James Earl Jones Darth Vader
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Jack Purvis Chief Jawa
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Shelagh Fraser Beru Lars
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Phil Brown Owen Lars
Age at Filming ≈ 60
William Hootkins Porkins
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Peter Mayhew Chewbacca
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Peter Cushing Peter Cushing Grand Moff Tarkin
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Kenny Baker R2-D2
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Alec Guinness Alec Guinness Obi-Wan Kenobi
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Jack Klaff John D.
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Don Henderson General Taggi
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Denis Lawson Wedge
Age at Filming ≈ 29
David Prowse Darth Vader
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Anthony Daniels Anthony Daniels C-3PO
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Angus MacInnes Gold Leader
Age at Filming ≈ 29

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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

32% 20-29
26% 30-39
21% 40-49
5% 50-59
16% 60-69

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

11% Female
89% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

5% Good
95% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

5% Smuggler
95% Unknown