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Star Wars A U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child.

U films should be set within a positive framework and should offer reassuring counterbalances to any violence, threat or horror. If a work is particularly suitable for pre-school children, this will be indicated in the ratings info.

BBFC


1978
U
121 minutes (2 hours 01 minutes)
29th January
Star Wars

Directed by

Starring

Actor
Character
Luke Skywalker
Princess Leia Organa
Peter Cushing
Grand Moff Tarkin
Alec Guinness
Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Anthony Daniels
C-3PO
Kenny Baker
R2-D2
Peter Mayhew
Chewbacca
David Prowse
Darth Vader
Phil Brown
Uncle Owen
Shelagh Fraser
Aunt Beru
Jack Purvis
Chief Jawa
Alex McCrindle
General Dodonna
Eddie Byrne
General Willard
Drewe Henley
Red Leader
Denis Lawson
Red Two (Wedge)
Garrick Hagon
Red Three (Biggs)
Jack Klaff
Red Four (John D.)
William Hootkins
Red Six (Porkins)
Angus MacInnes
Gold Leader
Jeremy Sinden
Gold Two
Graham Ashley
Gold Five
Don Henderson
General Taggi
Richard LeParmentier
General Motti
Leslie Schofield
Commander #1
David Ankrum
Red Two
Mark Anthony Austin
Boba Fett (special edition)
Scott Beach
Stormtrooper
Lightning Bear
Stormtrooper
Jon Berg
Cantina Alien
Doug Beswick
Cantina Alien
Paul Blake
Greedo
Janice Burchette
Nabrun Leids
Ted Burnett
Wuher
John Chapman
Drifter (Red 12)
Gilda Cohen
Cantina Patron
Tim Condren
Stormtrooper
Barry Copping
Wioslea
Alfie Curtis
Dr. Evazan
Robert Davies
Cantina Patron
Maria De Aragon
Greedo
Robert A. Denham
Hrchek Kal Fas
Frazer Diamond
Jawa
Peter Diamond
Stormtrooper / Tusken Raider / Death Star Trooper / Garouf Lafoe
Warwick Diamond
Jawa
Sadie Eden
Garindan
Kim Falkinburg
Djas Puhr
Harry Fielder
Death Star Trooper
Ted Gagliano
Stormtrooper with Binoculars
Salo Gardner
Cantina Patron
Steve Gawley
Death Star Trooper
Barry Gnome
Kabe
Rusty Goffe
Kabe / Jawa / GONK Droid
Isaac Grand
Cantina Patron
Nelson Hall
Stormtrooper (special edition)
Reg Harding
Stormtrooper
Alan Harris
Leia's Rebel Escort
Frank Henson
Stormtrooper
Christine Hewett
Brea Tonnika
Tiffany Hillkurtz
Jawa
Arthur Howell
Stormtrooper
Tommy Ilsley
Ponda Baba
Joe Johnston
Death Star Trooper
Annette Jones
Mosep
James Earl Jones
Darth Vader
Linda Jones
Chall Bekan
Joe Kaye
Solomohal
Colin Michael Kitchens
Stormtrooper
Melissa Kurtz
Jawa
Al Lampert
Daine Jir
Laine Liska
Muftak / Cantina Band Member
Derek Lyons
Temple Guard / Medal Bearer
Mahjoub
Jawa
Alf Mangan
Takeel
Rick McCallum
Stormtrooper (special edition)
Grant McCune
Death Star Gunner
Geoffrey Moon
Cantina Patron
Mandy Morton
Swilla Corey
Lorne Peterson
Massassi Base Rebel Scout
Marcus Powell
Rycar Ryjerd
Shane Rimmer
InCom Engineer
Pam Rose
Leesub Sirln
George Roubicek
Cmdr. Praji (Imperial Officer #2 on rebel ship)
Erica Simmons
Tawss Khaa
Angela Staines
Senni Tonnika
George Stock
Cantina Patron
Roy Straite
Cantina Patron
Peter Sturgeon
Sai'torr Kal Fas
Peter Sumner
Lt. Pol Treidum
John Sylla
Cantina Voices
Tom Sylla
Massassi Outpost Announcer / Various Voices
Malcolm Tierney
Lt. Shann Childsen
Phil Tippett
Cantina Alien
Frances Alfred Basil Tomlin
BoShek
Burnell Tucker
Del Goren
Morgan Upton
Stormtrooper
Jerry Walter
Stormtrooper
Hal Wamsley
Jawa
Larry Ward
Greedo
Diana Sadley Way
Thuku
Harold Weed
Ketwol / Melas
Bill Weston
Stormtrooper
Steve Williams
Mos Eisley Citizen (special edition)
Fred Wood
Cantina Patron
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4th May 2019
May The 4th Be With You. Still one of the greatest films ever over 40 years on
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Total Grosses
UK total gross
£38,752,687
73
Star Wars
74


Global total gross
$775,398,007
94
Star Wars
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: U
Genres
Popular in these countries
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • China
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 20

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£7,630,224
£7,630,224
1▲▼
£4,215,593
£11,845,817
1▲▼
£2,329,057
£14,174,874
1▲▼
£1,286,772
£15,461,646
1▲▼
£710,924
£16,172,570
1▲▼
£392,776
£16,565,346
1▲▼
£217,003
£16,782,349
2
£119,891
£16,902,240
3
£66,238
£16,968,478
3▲▼
£36,596
£17,005,074
3▲▼
£20,219
£17,025,293
5
£11,171
£17,036,464
5▲▼
£6,172
£17,042,636
5▲▼
£3,410
£17,046,046
1
£6,032,329
£23,078,375
1▲▼
£5,219,454
£31,494,322
1▲▼
£4,919,454
£36,413,776
2
£1,019,454
£37,433,230
3
£919,454
£38,352,684
6
£400,003
£38,752,687
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News from around the web
2nd December 2019

Disney's Frozen II easily hangs onto the top of the global box office with little competition as Frozen Fever takes hold of the world while Knives Out makes its global debut at number 2.

Frozen II

Dieney's sequel to its 2013 smash movie continues to bring in the audiences with a second weekend global gross os $249 Million from 46 countries.

This brings the films total global gross to $738.5 Million on its way to $1 billion which it will easily reach.

The original movie took over a Billion at the global box office but the sequel will manage it far quicker and will most likely out gross it.

Knives Out

Knives Out

The last film Rian Johnson directed was Star Wars: The Last Jedi, that film was hit with a lot of controversy and got a very mixed reception from critics and Star Wars Fans alike.

This is a new IP and has been hit with some of the best reviews of the year and hence takes $55.3 Million from 54 countries on its global debit.

As the film hit US cinemas early thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday the film has taken $70 Million to date.

Ford V Ferrari

The racing drama starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale falls to number 3 this week with $23.4 Million from 49 countries for a $143.3 Million total.

Two Tigers

A new film from Chinese director Fei Li lands on the global box office at number 4 with a $18.9 Million debut gross from 3 countries.

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

The Tom Hanks starring movie falls to number 5 this week with $11.8 Million, still from a single country, to give it a $34.3 Million total after 2 weeks of release.

21st October 2019

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, directed by JJ Abrams has just had a new poster and trailer released, and it simply looks epic in every way.

Lucasfilms

Its hard to know where to start! So lets start with the poster, this is excellent and brings to a conclusion a look and feel that has spilled across the 40+ years of Star Wars posters.

It's atmospheric, character filled and once you have seen the film I'm sure you will be able to relive the movie just by looking at the poster, interestingly General Lia is not pictured on the poster although Carrie Fisher is first on the cast list!

Now the trailer - oh my god this is simply brilliant. The nods to the past are clearly in evidence right from the start as we see Rey running through a forrest with a helmet falling at her feet.

We see what looks like a star destroyer and the Death Star being pulled out of a ocean, is Rey doing this? Or is Rey and Kylo Ren doing it?

We see Rey and Kylo in what looks like the Death Star throne room from The Return Of The Jedi, and are they helping each other, if so HAS Rey gone to the dark side?

It looks like we'll have to get our hankies ready as well, does General Leia's story conclude in the most tragic of ways, at the end of the trailer we hear Luke say 'The Force Will Be With You' then we hear Leia say 'Always' suggesting they are both with the Force.

We get the return of Lando Calrissian, but will he survive the whole film or has he been brought back to conclude his story as well? Also what is happening to C-3PO, is he about to die!!

The new trilogy of films has done the best job ever in introducing us to new characters, but their fate looks uncertain, in the final moments of the trailer is that Emperor Palpatine we see floating down to confront Rey?

The movie is out on December 19th (December 20th in US) so we will have to wait till then to get our final answers.

26th August 2019

Disney Held their bi-annual conference for fans last week with plenty of news and info for The House Of Mouse but one of the more anticipated things was new footage from the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

Billed as the end of the epic Skywalker saga that stared 42 years ago with Star Wars (A New Hope) the film directed by JJ Abrahams will hopefully wrap up all loose ends and answer all question built up during that time.

The new footage in the 'trailer' was sparse, but along with new footage of all the primary characters that lasted on screen seconds the two money shots were Kylo Ren and Ray having a lightsaber fight, reminiscent of Kenobi and Skywalker at the end of Revenge Of The Sith, and Rey unfolding a duel ended lightsaber while wearing a black robe, reminiscent of Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace.

The trailer is narrated by Emperor Palpatine which makes you wonder if Rey turns to the dark side of the force and becomes the new Darth! Or is JJ Abrahams just messing with us.

The film is set for release 19th December 2019, you can check out the new footage below.

23rd August 2019

With Disney holding their bi-annual fan conference the this weekend (August 23 - 25) their new streaming service Disney+ is going to feature heavily, and after the box office success of The Lion King and Aladdin remakes this year the company is releasing Lady And THe Tramp on the service.

Today they have released the first poster for the movie which as you can see is a re-image itself of the poster for the original animated movie from 1955.

Lady And The Tramp (1955)

The film will be a mixture of live action and CGI animation, although clearly the focus will be on the dogs which will be CGI, and similar to The Lion King the line between what is real and created on a computer will be blurred.

Disney are set to announce more for their new streaming service which boasts it will have content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and cost around $7 a month (about £5.70 at current exchange rate).

23rd August 2019

Being held in Anaheim California August 23rd - 25th the Ultimate Disney Fan Event is held by the company on a bi-annual basis and gives the fans news on the latest movies, TV shows and theme parks.

What can we expect for this years event? With a new Star Wars movie around the corner, the end of the phase 3 Marvel Cinematic Universe, a new Frozen movie on the horizons and an area of the Disney theme parks dedicated to Star Wars!

Lucasfilm (Star Wars)

<u><i><b>Star Wars</b></i></u>: The Rise Of Skywalker

There may not be a new trailer coming out of the D23 expo for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker but we can expect a behind the scenes reel, as we did with the last 2 films, with new footage and most likely, and just maybe we'll get an official movie poster.

There may also be some news on the new trilogy of films that are set for release every other year from December 2023.

There has been a feeling that we have had too much Star Wars in recent years so after this years movie expect the whole franchise to go quiet until the promotion starts for he 2023 movie.

Disney are releasing their own streaming service this year, Disney+, and the Star Wars Universe ig going to feed into this a lot over the years between The Rise Of Skywalker and the next cinematic adventure including the much anticipated The Mandalorian for which there will likely be a trailer.

Lets not also forget that other Lucasfilms franchise, Indianan Jones. The next movie has already been delayed but is going ahead with Harrison Ford, little is known but with a whole area dedicated to the film studio there could well be some mention of the original tomb raider.

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Black Widow

The MCU phase 3 went out with a massive bang and Avengers: Engame became the top grossing movie of all time and Spider-Man: Far from home grossed over a Billion at the box office, so the phase 4 has a lot to live up to.

The first spanner in the works is the breakdown of the Disney and Sony (who own Spider-Man) partnership so don't expect to hear anything from the Spidey franchise, but with the acquisition of Fox by Disney every other Marvel character can now be used by Disney so expect to see the likes of X-Men and Fantastic 4 cropping up, not that we'll hear anything at D23.

There should be more news on the confirmed project like Shang-Chi, Black Widow and Thor: Love And Thunder, maybe there will even be a trailer for the Scarlett Johansson starring movie which is the first of these movie out the door next March.

Again the Disney+ streaming service, due for launch this year, will be a major part of the MCU going forward with the prospect of TV series adding to the Universe as well as movies.

Avatar

Avatar logo

One of the properties that Disney aquired when it bought Fox was James Camerons former highest grossing movie Avatar and all planed sequels.

They have been a long time coming but with the opening of the Pandora area (the planet in the movie) in Animal Kingdom in Orlando Disney are keen to get the sequels made and have announced they will be released bi-yearly fron 2022.

There will be an Avatar area as the expo and the possibility of more information of the sequels which are being made back to back.

Walt Disney Animation Studios And Pixar

Frozen II

Lets not forget the animated Disney Movies! On the horizon is Frozen II, which is kind of a big deal, the original film is still the true highest grossing animated movie of all time (not counting the new The Lion King movie) and became a cultural phenomenon back in 2013.

The trailers have promised much and we could see more footage from the film which is set for release at the end of 2019.

It has been announced that there will be a Moana area coming to Epcot in the revamp of the Walt Disney World park, this could be a sign that there is a sequel to the 2016 animated movie.

Pixar will also be showing off its future movies Onwards and Soul at a presentation during the weekend.

Little has beed seen from these movies from the digital animated arm of the company except for a trailer for Onwards, so fans are excited to see more and this is the perfect platform.

There is of course much more that will come out of the Expo so come back regularly to get all the latest news.