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
8.204 (19152 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)
  • 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)
  • Christine Hewett as Brea Tonnika (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, Director
  • George Lucas, Executive Producer
  • George Lucas, Writer
  • Gary Kurtz, Producer
  • Rick McCallum, Producer
  • John Williams, Original Music Composer
  • Gilbert Taylor, Director of Photography
  • Vic Ramos, Casting
  • Irene Lamb, Casting
  • Norman Reynolds, Art Direction
  • Ben Burtt, Sound Designer
  • Willard Huyck, Script
  • Gloria Katz, Script
  • Robert Watts, Production Supervisor
  • Gordon Davidson, Sound Editor
  • Marcia Lucas, Editor
  • Dianne Crittenden, Casting
  • Richard Portman, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • David V. Lester, Production Manager
  • Roger Christian, Set Decoration
  • Leslie Dilley, Art Direction
  • John Mollo, Costume Design
  • Phil Tippett, Animation
  • Richard Chew, Editor
  • Anthony Waye, Assistant Director
  • Stuart Freeborn, Makeup Supervisor
  • Bruce Green, Assistant Editor
  • Rick Baker, Makeup Artist
  • Paul Hirsch, Editor
  • Bruce Sharman, Production Manager
  • Joseph Lenzi, Production Manager
  • Don MacDougall, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Gary Rizzo, Sound Mix Technician
  • John Barry, Production Design
  • Gene Corso, Sound Editor
  • Ann Skinner, Continuity
  • John Jay, Still Photographer
  • Les Fresholtz, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Michael Minkler, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Robert J. Litt, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Paul Huston, Visual Effects
  • Peter V. Herald, Production Manager
  • Bob Minkler, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Ray West, Sound Re-Recording Mixer
  • Derek Ball, Production Sound Mixer
  • Ken Nightingall, Boom Operator
  • Robert R. Rutledge, Sound Editor
  • Jack Dearlove, Stand In
  • Dan Perri, Title Designer
  • Roy Seely, Stand In
  • Terry Madden, Assistant Director
  • Gerry Gavigan, Assistant Director
  • Peter Brace, Stunt Double
  • Ron Beck, Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Sam F. Shaw, Supervising Sound Editor
  • Michael Galloway, Sound Recordist
  • Gary White, First Assistant Director
  • Wendy Leech, Stunt Double
  • London Symphony Orchestra, Musician
  • David Stone, Stand In
  • Mags Kavanaugh, Stunt Double
  • Penny McCarthy, Stand In
  • Len Mathewman, Stand In

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