Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Reviews

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July 9, 2002
It is, all in all, hard to think of a place or an age group that would not respond to the enthusiastic inventiveness with which Lucas has enshrined his early loves.
April 17, 2002
This film was a cultural turning point and continues to be.
December 4, 2001
Simplemente, y hablando de la cinta: The Force will be with you, always.
| Original Score: 100/100
August 1, 2001
Despite being over-hyped, over-marketed, and fairly flawed, Star Wars remains one of the most memorable and glorious fantasies ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 27, 2001
a communal experience, best seen on the big screen with a large group of enthusiastic people
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
[Star Wars] is the most elaborate, most expensive, most beautiful movie serial ever made.
January 1, 2000
Like some indefatigable King of the Hill, it stands alone and triumphant, regardless of the many imitators that assail its position.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
If you want to see the movie that made mild diversion for ten-year-old boys the model of commercial filmmaking, ruling out nuanced characterization and emotions that last longer than 20 seconds, this is where to look.
January 1, 2000
Lucas fills his screen with loving touches.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
A dynamic entertainment, efficiently and exuberantly setting up its mythic tale of heroes and villains, rebels and rogues, princesses and monsters, good and evil.
January 1, 2000
Backgrounds in some sequences are now more populated than they were, and it's fun to see all the creatures that make up the "wretched hive of scum and villainy" that Alec Guinness' Obi-Wan Kenobi describes.
January 1, 2000
The spirit of Buck Rogers lives on as writer-director George Lucas continues to pay homage to that gentleman of the 25th Century in a wow of a sci-fi film.
January 1, 2000
George Lucas has made the kind of sci-fi adventure movie you dream about finding.
January 1, 2000
That '70s schmaltz is innocent and pure--and seemed better untainted by modernization.
January 1, 2000
Star Wars remains a cinematic benchmark and a greater fantasy than its countless imitators of the past 20 years.
January 1, 2000
It speaks to the child in all of us!
January 1, 2000
Watching Star Wars again with full knowledge of all that will happen lends some new meaning.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
A classic American tale!
Read More | Original Score: 85/100
January 1, 2000
A grandiose and violent epic with a simple and whimsical heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
This is the phenomenon that saved 20th Century Fox.
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