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Quotations from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (originally known simply as "Star Wars") is an epic action-adventure space opera fantasy film about a farm boy who eventually leads a rebel force to save the Princess from the evil Darth Vader. The film follows Luke Skywalker as he goes through Jedi training, finds droids with plans to the Death Star, and helps with an attack against the Empire. Directed by George Lucas. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, and Alec Guinness.

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope received very positive reviews from critics and was an enormous success at the box office. The film has been listed as one of the highest grossing films in cinema history, even today when adjusting for inflation. The film won six Oscar awards, including Best Visual Effects. It was also nominated in four additional categories, including Best Picture. Continue reading for more quotes from the first film of the "Star Wars" franchise, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.


Han Solo: Stay sharp. There's two more coming in. They're gonna try and cut us off.
Luke: Well why don't you outrun them? I thought you said this thing was fast!
Han Solo: Watch your mouth kid, or you're gonna find yourself floating home. We'll be safe enough once we make the jump to hyperspace. Besides, I know a few maneuvers. We'll lose em'!
Princess Leia: I don't know who you are or where you've come from, but from now on you'll do as I say, okay?
Obi-Wan: That's no moon. It's a space station.
Obi-Wan: The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It's an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It binds the galaxy together.
Princess Leia: Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; you're my only hope.
Luke: How did my father die?
Obi-Wan: A young Jedi named Darth Vader, who was a pupil of mine until he turned to evil, helped the Empire hunt down and destroy the Jedi knights. He betrayed and murdered your father. Now the Jedi are all but extinct. Vader was seduced by the dark side of the Force.
Luke: I don't understand how we got by those troops. I thought we were dead.
Obi-Wan: The Force can have a strong influence on the weak-minded.
Darth Vader: I sense something; a presence I've not felt since...
Darth Vader: The Force is strong with this one.
Darth Vader: Your powers are weak, old man.
Obi-Wan: You can't win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.
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