Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope is a 1977 American space opera directed by George Lucas. It is the beginning of the original trilogy and easily surpasses the other two. The film was released on May 25, 1977 and currently holds a 93% "Fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes. It surpassed 1975's Jaws to become the highest-grossing film of all time, until the release of 1982's E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
Years after the events of, Revenge of the Sith, the Rebels took the Death Star plans and want to crush the Empire.
Why It's Better Than the Star Wars Holiday Special and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
- Amazing and iconic score by John Williams.
- Jar Jar Binks isn't in it since he wasn't created yet.
- Great special effects.
- More likable characters.
- Better acting.
- The opening scene just goes above and beyond.
- The characters don't sing like in the Holiday Special.
- There are no racial or religious stereotypes like in The Phantom Menace.
- The death star sequence is brilliant.
- Although Darth Maul from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menage is a great villain, Darth Vader is awesome.
- Better plot.