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

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.

All Releases

Domestic (59.5%)
$460,998,507
International (25.2%)
$195,751,992
Worldwide
$775,398,007
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Domestic Opening$1,554,475
Budget$11,000,000
Earliest Release DateMay 25, 1977 (Domestic)
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseMay 25, 1977Domestic$307,263,857$307,263,857
1982 Re-releaseAugust 13, 1982Domestic$15,476,785$15,476,785
1997 Special EditionJanuary 31, 1997Domestic$138,257,865$138,257,865
Star Wars: May the 4th MarathonMay 1, 2014Australia$340,670$340,670
2020 Re-releaseJuly 3-August 13, 2020APAC, EMEA$237,148$237,148
2022 Re-releaseAustralia
Multi-Title Release Group
Only a portion of these grosses count towards this title's totals.

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$460,998,50721
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$26,453,539324
Germany$14,605,904390
France$11,371,635656
Spain$4,967,598903
Italy$3,361,8071,145
Sweden$2,050,843435
Switzerland$1,535,838360
Belgium$1,409,731619
Poland$1,327,264737
Netherlands$1,318,8221,136
Norway$1,293,915630
Denmark$1,193,862572
Austria$1,069,482739
Finland$620,183654
Hungary$591,759504
South Africa$443,6261,038
Greece$363,8971,130
Portugal$359,3111,198
Türkiye$334,7921,715
Israel$312,233830
Romania$114,3871,045
Croatia$95,020869
Egypt$84,540705
Czech Republic$69,4632,070
Bulgaria$55,3051,375
Lebanon$50,6801,192
Serbia and Montenegro$47,728770
Slovenia$43,2731,141
Latvia$23,461921
Estonia$21,791888
Lithuania$13,3241,881
Iceland$1,6812,859
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan$15,216,513650
Australia3$8,871,494575
New Zealand1$1,641,934379
South Korea$1,297,6101,934
Thailand$1,225,361472
Philippines$1,000,323508
Taiwan$975,132642
Hong Kong$541,8641,410
Indonesia$503,367486
Singapore$466,734991
India$378,8521,166
Malaysia$250,5941,335
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil$2,824,307830
Mexico$2,391,5271,325
Argentina$1,342,322569
Chile$1,050,359352
Puerto Rico$775,02161
Central America+$524,18775
Colombia$516,272827
Peru$480,798654
Venezuela$272,6401,114
Dominican Republic$230,00038
Uruguay$89,564664
Bolivia$79,905654
Lesser Antilles$46,514128
Paraguay$24,793227
Jamaica$23,327178
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.