11 Star Wars Moments That Make It Unforgettable

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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is absolutely one of our favorite movies.

Sure, it would spawn five more films. But, what is it about that first journey into a galaxy far, far away that got us? 

We present 11 moments from the first Star Wars movie that have made the iconic movie so unforgettable. 

1. The Opening Sequence

The Opening Sequence
You knew you were in for something truly special when that Imperial fighter flew into the scene, feeling like it was literally going right over our heads.

2. Obi-Wan Tells Luke About The Force

Obi-Wan Tells Luke About The Force
The Force wasn't only a foreign concept to Luke, but to audiences as well. When Obi-Wan explained it to Luke in this iconic scene... we were sold.

3. Darth Vader's First Scene

Darth Vader's First Scene
When Darth Vader walked onto Leia's ship, bodies on the floor all around him, he emerged from the smoke, and an iconic movie villain was born. Then, he spoke!

4. Han Solo Shoots Greedo

Han Solo Shoots Greedo
In the Cantina when Han Solo shoots Greedo, it wasn't only just an introduction to the unlikely hero that is Han Solo. It was an announcement of a movie legend that we will likely never see again.

5. The Cantina

The Cantina
The Cantina scene showed us that this truly is a galaxy far, far away... that is filled with all sorts of fascinating characters. And try hearing that Cantina band song and not have it in your head all day!

6. Darth Vader Chokes

Darth Vader Chokes
When Darth Vader chokes Admiral Motti to near death and says, “I find your lack of faith disturbing," we are exposed to how The Force can be used for evil in its most menacing of ways.

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