Rent Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope on DVD

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

1977 Rated PG 2hr 5m

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) guides intrepid Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on a valiant bid to save the captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). With his trusty droids and smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Skywalker must also destroy the Galactic Empire's all-powerful weapon: the Death Star. George Lucas cemented his status as a pop-culture legend with this classic battle between good and evil.

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Movie Details

Awards
TIME® Magazine List
  • All-TIME 100 Movies
1979 BAFTA®
  • Best Film nominee
1978 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
AFI®
  • Top 100 Movies
  • Top 100 Thrills
1978 Academy Award®
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Music Score
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Sound
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
  • Best Director nominee: George Lucas
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Alec Guinness
Ratings
PG
Sci-fi violence and brief mild language
7
Common Sense rating OK for kids 7+
Bonus material

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary.

Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1

Subtitles

English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French, Portuguese

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: DTS 6.1 Surround Sound, English DVS: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: DTS 5.1 Surround, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: DVS - Descriptive Video Service

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary with George Lucas and crew; audio commentary from archival cast and crew interviews.