Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
George Lucas' sci-fi epic "Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope" (1977) follows farmboy Luke Skywalker, smuggler Han Solo, Wookiee Chewbacca, droids C-3PO and R2-D2, and Jedi Knight Ben Kenobi on an adventure to rescue Princess Leia and aid the Rebel Alliance in their fight against Darth Vader and the Empire. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness star. Then, fleeing an Imperial attack on the planet Hoth, Han, Leia, Chewie, and C-3PO encounter Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett while seeking help from Lando Calrissian. Meanwhile, Luke trains in the ways of the Force with Jedi Master Yoda before coming face to face with Vader, in "Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back" (1980). With Hamill, Ford, Fisher. And, after rescuing Han from gangster Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels team up with the teddy bear-like Ewoks for a last stand against the Empire, and Luke confronts his destiny in a final showdown with Vader and the Emperor, in "Star Wars: Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi" (1983). Hamill, Ford, Fisher star. 2011 re-release editions. Three-disc set.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Sound, Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Visual Effects
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Alec Guinness), Best Director (George Lucas), Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Sound, Best Score, Best Original Score, Best Sound Effects (Sound Editing)
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- Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- George Lucas
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Phil Brown, Shelagh Fraser, Jack Purvis, Alex McCrindle, Eddie Byrne, Don Henderson, Richard Le Parmentier, Leslie Schofield, Drewe Henley, Denis Lawson, Garrick Hagon, Jack Klaff, William Hootkins, Angus MacInnes, Jeremy Sinden, Grahame Ashley, The London Symphony Orchestra, James Earl Jones