Star Wars: A New Hope

1977 • 124 minutes
3.08K reviews
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Young farm boy Luke Skywalker is thrust into a galaxy of adventure when he intercepts a distress call from the captive Princess Leia, held by Darth Vader and the Imperial forces aboard the massive battle station, the Death Star.


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Deleted Scene: the Search for R2-D2
1 minute
This footage includes a projected background to make the landspeeder appear to be moving. George Lucas found the finished visual unsatisfactory.
Deleted Scene: Tosche Station
5 minutes
George Lucas originally felt it was essential to inject some humanity early on by introducing Luke Skywalker and his friends at the local hangout. As the movie was being edited, Lucas realized that he didn’t need the scene and that it slowed down the action.
Deleted Scene: Old Woman On Tatooine
1 minute
As Luke rushes into the town of Anchorhead aboard his landspeeder, an elderly local urges him to drive safely.
Conversations: Creating a Universe
8 minutes
Longtime collaborators Roger Christian and Joe Johnston meet for the first time to discuss the impact that George Lucas had on their lives and share memories of building the Millennium Falcon and other iconic elements of the Star Wars universe.
Deleted Scene: Darth Vader Widens the Search
1 minute
This footage of Darth Vader and an Imperial officer includes original production audio -- so that is Dave Prowse's voice coming from Darth Vader. This footage was redubbed and used in The Star Wars Holiday Special.
Star Wars Launch Trailer
1 minute
In 1977, audiences everywhere were given a further glimpse of a galaxy far, far away….
Deleted Scene: Aunt Beru's Blue Milk
1 minute
Even the blue milk briefly glimpsed during the homestead dinner scenes in Episode IV has developed a following among Star Wars fans. Here is a bit more of Aunt Beru's famous beverage.
Deleted Scene: Stormtrooper Search
1 minute
An alternate version of this scene of stormtroopers searching the Mos Eisley alleyways made it into the final film. Footage from this deleted take found its way into The Star Wars Holiday Special.
Discoveries From Inside: Weapons and the First Lightsaber
3 minutes
J.W. Rinzler and Roger Christian open up the hallowed Archives at Skywalker Ranch to showcase classic props created for the Star Wars empire, including the most iconic piece of all…the Lightsaber – plus, the Archives’ latest discovery!
Deleted Scene: Cantina Rough Cut
7 minutes
This version of the cantina sequence was assembled with footage from the initial England shoot. After additional photography in California, new aliens were inserted into the final cut. One notable omission is seen here in a cutaway of Han Solo with a local woman.
Anatomy of a Dewback
26 minutes
George Lucas reveals how his team transformed the dewback creatures from immovable rubber puppets in the movie's original 1977 release to seemingly living creatures for the 1997 Special Edition.
Deleted Scene: Alternate Biggs and Luke Reunion
1 minute
In the 1997 Special Edition of Star Wars, this footage was reinserted into the final cut with one important deletion -- Red Leader's passing reference to Anakin Skywalker remained on the cutting room floor.

Ratings and reviews

3.08K reviews
July 6, 2020
La película que lo empieza todo. Como diría Obi wan: "el inicio de un mundo sin límites" en mi ranking personal la pongo en el puesto 4 ya que me parece espectacular pero pongo por delante al el 6,5 y 3
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Yarik Khom
March 23, 2017
Фильм действительно хороший, даже сам Лукас не ожидал такого успеха . С Новой надежды все и началось : комиксы , мульты , игры и даже отдельные фильмы, типа изгой один
66 people found this review helpful
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Fabrizio Yuca
June 12, 2016
Eso es lo que esperaba en el capitulo 7 pero no fue mas que una copia barata de este magnifico capitulo 4, ojala se recupere el sentimiento que tenia esta en las siguientes...
50 people found this review helpful
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