Star Wars

Star Wars poster

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

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.

Release date
May 25, 1977
121 minutes
George Lucas
Science Fiction
Production companies
Lucasfilm Ltd.
20th Century Fox
8.203 (20015 votes)


  • 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)
  • Larry Ward as Greedo (voice) (uncredited)
  • John Cannon as Stormtrooper (uncredited)


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

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