Originally released on May 27, 1982 for rental only and on September 1, 1982 for individual sale from 20th Century Fox Video, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope was re-released with Hi-Fi Stereo sound (with Mono compatibility) and closed captioning on November 13, 1984, two years after CBS/FOX Video was founded.
The biggest box office hit in the history of motion pictures, Star Wars is an elaborately spectacular film that represents the ultimate in cinematic entertainment. 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 lovable robot duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the Empire. Winner of six Academy Awards.
In Other Countries
Star Wars made its VHS debut in this country on May 21, 1985.
|Movies||Star Wars (1976) • The Empire Strikes Back (1980) • Return of the Jedi (1983) • The Phantom Menace (1999) • Attack of the Clones (2002) • Revenge of the Sith (2005)|
|Home media||Original Trilogy||A New Hope (1982) • The Empire Strikes Back (1984) • Return of the Jedi (1986) • Star Wars Trilogy (1990/1995) • Special Edition VHS (1997) • Special Edition VHS (2000) • Original Trilogy DVD (2004/2008) • Blu-ray Disc (2011/2013)|
|Prequel Trilogy||The Phantom Menace (2000/2001) • Attack of the Clones (2002) • Revenge of the Sith (2005) • Prequel Trilogy DVD (2008) • Blu-ray Disc (2011/2013)|
|Albums||Star Wars (1997) • The Empire Strikes Back (1997) • Return of the Jedi (1997) • The Phantom Menace (1999) • Attack of the Clones (2002) • Revenge of the Sith (2005)|