Star Wars: A New Hope is a 1977 epic science fiction film written and directed by George Lucas. It was produced by Lucasfilm Ltd., and released by 20th Century Fox.


  • Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
  • Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa
  • Harrison Ford as Han Solo
  • Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin
  • Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
  • Kenny Baker as R2-D2
  • Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca


The movie was released to universal acclaim upon the original release.

Why I Love It

  1. Awesome visual effects, particularly for late-70s standards.
  2. The action scenes are awesome for 70s standards too.
  3. Luke's character development; he turns from a
  4. The score by John Williams is way incredible!
  5. C-3PO & R2-D2 are hilarious comic reliefs.
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