Star Wars

Star Wars (1977)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

  • Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1977-05-25
  • User Rating: 8.2/10 from 20132 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Lucas
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From 20,132 Ratings


Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

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  • Mark Hamill

    as Luke Skywalker
  • Harrison Ford

    as Han Solo
  • Carrie Fisher

    as Princess Leia Organa
  • Peter Cushing

    as Grand Moff Tarkin
  • Alec Guinness

    as Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi
  • Anthony Daniels

    as C-3PO
  • Kenny Baker

    as R2-D2
  • Peter Mayhew

    as Chewbacca
  • David Prowse

    as Darth Vader (performer)
  • James Earl Jones

    as Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited)
  • Phil Brown

    as Uncle Owen
  • Shelagh Fraser

    as Aunt Beru
  • Jack Purvis

    as Chief Jawa
  • Alex McCrindle

    as General Dodonna
  • Eddie Byrne

    as General Willard
  • Drewe Henley

    as Red Leader
  • Denis Lawson

    as Red Two (Wedge Antilles)
  • Garrick Hagon

    as Red Three (Biggs Darklighter)
  • Jack Klaff

    as Red Four (John "D")
  • William Hootkins

    as Red Six (Porkins)
  • Angus MacInnes

    as Gold Leader
  • Jeremy Sinden

    as Gold Two
  • Graham Ashley

    as Gold Five
  • Don Henderson

    as General Taggi
  • Richard LeParmentier

    as General Motti
  • Leslie Schofield

    as Commander #1
  • Michael Leader

    as Stormtrooper
  • David Ankrum

    as Red Two, Wedge Antilles (voice) (uncredited)
  • Scott Beach

    as Stormtrooper (voice) (uncredited)
  • Lightning Bear

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Jon Berg

    as Cantina Alien (uncredited)
  • Doug Beswick

    as Cantina Alien (uncredited)
  • Paul Blake

    as Greedo (uncredited)
  • Janice Burchette

    as Nabrun Leids (uncredited)
  • Ted Burnett

    as Wuher (uncredited)
  • John Chapman

    as Drifter (Red 12) (uncredited)
  • Gilda Cohen

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Tim Condren

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Barry Copping

    as Wioslea (uncredited)
  • Alfie Curtis

    as Dr. Evazan (uncredited)
  • Robert Davies

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Maria De Aragon

    as Greedo (uncredited)
  • Robert A. Denham

    as Hrchek Kal Fas (uncredited)
  • Frazer Diamond

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Peter Diamond

    as Stormtrooper / Tusken Raider / Death Star Trooper / Garouf Lafoe (uncredited)
  • Warwick Diamond

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Sadie Eden

    as Garindan (uncredited)
  • Kim Falkinburg

    as Djas Puhr (uncredited)
  • Harry Fielder

    as Death Star Trooper (uncredited)
  • Ted Gagliano

    as Stormtrooper with Binoculars (uncredited)
  • Salo Gardner

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Steve Gawley

    as Death Star Trooper (uncredited)
  • Barry Gnome

    as Kabe (uncredited)
  • Rusty Goffe

    as Kabe / Jawa / GONK Droid (uncredited)
  • Isaac Grand

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Reg Harding

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Alan Harris

    as Leia's Rebel Escort (uncredited)
  • Frank Henson

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Arthur Howell

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Tommy Ilsley

    as Ponda Baba (uncredited)
  • Joe Johnston

    as Death Star Trooper (uncredited)
  • Annette Jones

    as Mosep (uncredited)
  • Linda Jones

    as Chall Bekan (uncredited)
  • Joe Kaye

    as Solomohal (uncredited)
  • Colin Michael Kitchens

    as Stormtrooper (voice) (uncredited)
  • Melissa Kurtz

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Tiffany Hillkurtz

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Al Lampert

    as Daine Jir (uncredited)
  • Anthony Lang

    as BoShek (uncredited)
  • Laine Liska

    as Muftak / Cantina Band Member (uncredited)
  • Derek Lyons

    as Temple Guard / Medal Bearer (uncredited)
  • Mahjoub

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Alf Mangan

    as Takeel (uncredited)
  • Grant McCune

    as Death Star Gunner (uncredited)
  • Geoffrey Moon

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Mandy Morton

    as Swilla Corey (uncredited)
  • Lorne Peterson

    as Massassi Base Rebel Scout (uncredited)
  • Marcus Powell

    as Rycar Ryjerd (uncredited)
  • Shane Rimmer

    as InCom Engineer (uncredited)
  • Pam Rose

    as Leesub Sirln (uncredited)
  • George Roubicek

    as Cmdr. Praji (Imperial Officer #2 on rebel ship) (uncredited)
  • Erica Simmons

    as Tawss Khaa (uncredited)
  • Angela Staines

    as Senni Tonnika (uncredited)
  • George Stock

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Roy Straite

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Peter Sturgeon

    as Sai'torr Kal Fas (uncredited)
  • Peter Sumner

    as Lt. Pol Treidum (uncredited)
  • John Sylla

    as Cantina Voices (voice) (uncredited)
  • Tom Sylla

    as Massassi Outpost Announcer / Various Voices (voice) (uncredited)
  • Malcolm Tierney

    as Lt. Shann Childsen (uncredited)
  • Phil Tippett

    as Cantina Alien (uncredited)
  • Burnell Tucker

    as Del Goren (uncredited)
  • Morgan Upton

    as Stormtrooper (voice) (uncredited)
  • Jerry Walter

    as Stormtrooper (voice) (uncredited)
  • Hal Wamsley

    as Jawa (uncredited)
  • Diana Sadley Way

    as Thuku (uncredited)
  • Bill Weston

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Fred Wood

    as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
  • Colin Higgins

    as Rebel Pilot, Col. Takbright (uncredited)
  • Ron Tarr

    as Jabba's Henchman (uncredited)
  • Anthony Forrest

    as Sandtrooper / Fixer (uncredited)
  • Frances Alfred Basil Tomlin

    as BoShek (uncredited)
  • John Cannon

    as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
  • Larry Ward

    as Greedo (voice) (uncredited)
  • Scott Schumann

    as Jabba the Hutt (voice) (Special Edition) (uncredited)
Production George Lucas Executive Producer
Production Gary Kurtz Producer
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Camera Gilbert Taylor Director of Photography
Writing George Lucas Writer
Editing Richard Chew Editor
Editing Paul Hirsch Editor
Editing Marcia Lucas Editor
Production Dianne Crittenden Casting
Production Irene Lamb Casting
Production Vic Ramos Casting
Art John Barry Production Design
Art Leslie Dilley Art Direction
Art Norman Reynolds Art Direction
Art Roger Christian Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up John Mollo Costume Design
Visual Effects Paul Huston Visual Effects
Visual Effects Phil Tippett Animation
Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Supervisor
Production Bruce Sharman Production Manager
Production Robert Watts Production Supervisor
Sound Derek Ball Production Sound Mixer
Sound Gene Corso Sound Editor
Sound Gordon Davidson Sound Editor
Sound Michael Galloway Sound Recordist
Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Les Fresholtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Don MacDougall Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bob Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Richard Portman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Robert R. Rutledge Sound Editor
Sound Sam F. Shaw Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Ray West Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Ron Beck Wardrobe Supervisor
Sound Gary Rizzo Sound Mix Technician
Directing George Lucas Director
Production Rick McCallum Producer
Production Peter V. Herald Production Manager
Production Joseph Lenzi Production Manager
Production David V. Lester Production Manager
Directing Gerry Gavigan Assistant Director
Directing Terry Madden Assistant Director
Directing Anthony Waye Assistant Director
Directing Gary White First Assistant Director
Directing Ann Skinner Continuity
Crew Willard Huyck Script
Crew Gloria Katz Script
Sound Ken Nightingall Boom Operator
Editing Bruce Green Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Makeup Artist
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Sound London Symphony Orchestra Musician
Crew Mags Kavanaugh Stunt Double
Crew Wendy Leech Stunt Double
Crew Peter Brace Stunt Double
Crew Penny McCarthy Stand In
Crew Len Mathewman Stand In
Crew Roy Seely Stand In
Crew David Stone Stand In
Crew Jack Dearlove Stand In
Camera John Jay Still Photographer
Crew Marc Boyle Stunts
Crew Andy Bradford Stunts
Crew Peter Diamond Stunt Coordinator
Crew Rip Clark Stunts
Crew Terry Cade Stunts
Crew Tim Condren Stunts
Crew Sadie Eden Stunts
Crew Jim Dowdall Stunts
Crew Richard Hammatt Stunts
Crew Tex Fuller Stunts
Crew Richard Graydon Stunts
Crew Reg Harding Stunts
Crew Dave Holland Stunts
Crew Arthur Howell Stunts
Crew Frank Henson Stunts
Crew George Leech Stunts
Crew Rick Lester Stunts
Crew Nosher Powell Stunts
Crew Bronco McLoughlin Stunts
Crew Bill Weston Stunts
Crew Colin Skeaping Stunts
Visual Effects Selwyn Eddy Visual Effects Camera
Art George Dean Painter