If you’re a fan of the Star Wars franchise, you may be wondering what the name of the very first movie was. Well, wonder no more! The very first Star Wars movie was called Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.
Released in 1977, A New Hope was directed by George Lucas and starred Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, and Harrison Ford as Han Solo. The film follows the journey of a young farm boy named Luke Skywalker who joins forces with a group of rebels to save the galaxy from the evil Empire.
One of the most iconic aspects of A New Hope is its opening crawl. This is a block of text that appears at the beginning of the film and provides some background information on the story. The text is yellow and scrolls up the screen while John Williams’ famous score plays in the background.
The opening crawl reads:
A NEW HOPE
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