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One of the most exhilarating and influential trilogies in the history of motion pictures, George Lucas's sci-fi spectacular continues to capture the hearts and minds of individuals throughout the world. This release contains the STAR WARS trilogy (episodes IV-VI) in one glorious package.

First up is STAR WARS; George Lucas's stunning sci-fi masterpiece, and arguably one of the most inventive and entertaining films ever made. As the adventure begins, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), an impulsive but goodhearted young man who lives on the dusty planet of Tatooine with his aunt and uncle, longs for the exciting life of a Rebel soldier. The Rebels, led by the headstrong Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), are fighting against the evil Empire, which has set about destroying planets inhabited by innocent citizens with the Death Star, a fearsome planetlike craft commanded by Grand Moff Tarkin (Peter Cushing) and the eternally frightful Darth Vader (David Prowse, with the voice of James Earl Jones). When Luke...
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CastFrank Oz, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Harrison Ford, Sir Alec Guinness, James Earl Jones, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Mark Hamill, Warwick Davis, Jeremy Bulloch, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew
DirectorIrvin Kershner, George Lucas, Richard Marquand
Genre:  Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release Date:  May 25, 1977; May 21, 1980; May 25, 1983
MPAA Rating:  PG
Screen WriterGeorge Lucas, Lawrence Kasdan, Leigh Brackett
DVD Release Date:  September 21, 2004
Runtime:  388 minutes
Studio:  20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd.
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Quick Tip by . January 31, 2013
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Quick Tip by . June 06, 2012
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Okay, so I know it's a well-worn cliche, but the original Star Wars film really did change my life. I had no idea about the film I was going to see and the opening scenes left me exhilarated and awestruck. People were actually paid to dream up, plan and make this stuff! I can trace so many of my decisions about the things I study and the work I do back to that moment.
Quick Tip by . March 10, 2012
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While I like the original Star Wars Trilogy, I think it's massively overrated. I think it's overrated because when you get down to it, it's a pretty simple "good vs evil" tale merely told in an imaginative universe, though people still insist that it's the best creation in the sci-fi genre (though it's best to classify Star Wars as space-fantasy or high tech-fantasy). It's GOOD, though that's as far as I'll go with my praise.  I honestly would have …
review by . July 18, 2010
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I just got done talking about the man who was once the epitome of movie villany and coolness, Darth Vader and how his star took a hit after the prequels came out and I couldn't look at him the same way.  Lets take a look at the series that started it all.      The three movies all have different stories but come together under the similar thread of a small and unequpied rebellion facing a tyranical empire with a young man learning a magical power to assist the rebels …
Quick Tip by . January 03, 2011
Anyone who lover the old Serial Movies or Serial Comic Books will adore this set of movies.
review by . July 10, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Although tackling the subject of star wars is difficult, it is important to keep in mind the way that it was made- the way that it was hyped, and how George Lucas came to fame. Lucas had only released THX 1138, a futuristic dystopic film starring Robert Duvall; and American Graffiti, about American life. Although both the movies received mild success (and are more recognized now, post-star wars), undertaking the making of a movie on such a scale as Star Wars was unheard of. The lack of funding …
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
A classic in every sense of the word. Forgo the lame cash in Special Editions and try and watch the originals.
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
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Remember you are in a galaxy far, far away and throw out anything you knew before.
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
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AH-MAZING!
review by . January 18, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Why would anybody watch these movies on full screen rather than widescreen? There's a lot more image in the widescreen versions. If you don't have a widescreen TV, watch the widescreen version on your computer. Don't sacrifice your viewing experience. Also, the bonus disc is worth getting, which this set doesn't have.
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