U certificateStar Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope is a Film programme that first aired in 1977 and has been classified a U certificate.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope is a 5 star programme

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

Directed by
George Lucas

Farm boy Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) wishes for more excitement in his life. Then one day he uncovers a secret message from the imprisoned Rebel Alliance leader Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), intended for local hermit Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness). He tracks down Obi-Wan, who tells Luke about the Jedi warriors and the mysterious Force, a natural power which Jedis can harness. After initially refusing to help Obi-Wan rescue Leia, Luke finally agrees, and the pair - along with lovable droids C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) - enlist smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Solo's co-pilot Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) to take them to find Leia.

It is not long before they find themselves embroiled in the fight between the Rebel Alliance and the evil Empire, which is headed by the terrifying and ruthless Darth Vader (played by David Prowse, voiced by James Earl Jones). The group manage to free Leia, but then face an even bigger battle to destroy the Empire's ultimate weapon - the Death Star.

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Also known as "Guerra Nas Estrelas", "Star Wars: La Guerra de la Galaxias", "Star Wars IV: Una Nueva Esperanza", "La Guerra de las Galaxias IV: Una Nueva Esperanza"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 125 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1977

5/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Image for Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Image for Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia Organa
Image for Peter CushingPeter Cushing...Grand Moff Tarkin
Image for Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Image for Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
Image for Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2
Image for Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
David Prowse...Darth Vader
Image for James Earl JonesJames Earl Jones...Darth Vader
Phil Brown...Uncle Owen
Shelagh Fraser...Aunt Beru
Jack Purvis...Chief Jawa
Alex McCrindle...General Dodonna
Eddie Byrne...General Willard