Star Wars: A New Hope

The Imperial Forces — under orders from cruel Darth Vader (David Prowse) — hold Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) hostage, in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford), captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance, and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy. (PG, 121m)

“The greatest kids’ picture for adults since The Wizard of Oz” – Tom Shales, NPR

(This is the original Star Wars epic released in 1977.  It was later designated as episode 4 with the phrase “New Hope” to fit George Lucas’ storyline as he expanded the franchise with multiple prequels and sequels.  But this is the ground-breaking production that must be seen on the big screen!)