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Star Wars: Episode IV Soundboard

Star Wars: Episode IV Soundboard

Star Wars: Episode IV, also known as "Star Wars: A New Hope," is a groundbreaking science fiction film released in 1977. Directed by George Lucas, this epic space opera revolutionized the film industry and became a cultural phenomenon that continues to captivate audiences to this day.

The film takes place in a distant galaxy, where a young farm boy named Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamill) dreams of exciting adventures beyond his home planet of Tatooine. Luke's life takes an unexpected turn when he discovers two droids, the resourceful R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and the protocol droid C-3PO (Anthony Daniels), who possess crucial information about rebel plans to defeat the evil Galactic Empire.

Joined by the wise Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Sir Alec Guinness), the charismatic smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), his co-pilot Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), and the fierce Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), Luke embarks on a perilous mission to rescue Leia from the clutches of the sinister Darth Vader (portrayed by David Prowse, voiced by James Earl Jones) and deliver the stolen plans to the Rebellion.

Featuring stunning visual effects, an iconic soundtrack composed by John Williams, and a memorable ensemble cast, Star Wars: Episode IV captured the hearts of millions around the world. The film also introduced audiences to beloved characters such as the wise and mysterious Yoda (Frank Oz), the charming rogue Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams), and the fearsome bounty hunter Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch).

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" marked the beginning of one of the most successful franchises in cinematic history. Its immense popularity led to the development of an expanded universe through sequels, prequels, spin-offs, animated series, and novels. The film's innovative special effects techniques, including a revolutionary use of models, gave birth to advancements in visual storytelling and paved the way for future sci-fi and fantasy movies.

Despite being set in a sprawling galaxy filled with diverse alien species and futuristic technology, Star Wars also brings to the forefront timeless themes of heroism, friendship, good versus evil, and the struggle against oppression. Its universal resonance has allowed the saga to transcend generations and cultural barriers.

In addition to its compelling story, Star Wars: Episode IV is also renowned for its iconic sound design. From the hum of lightsabers to the roar of TIE fighters, the film's sound effects have become instantly recognizable and have left an indelible mark on popular culture. These sounds can not only be appreciated within the movie but can also be downloaded and played, allowing fans to relive the magic at any time.

Star Wars: Episode IV has left an enduring legacy and continues to captivate audiences over four decades later. Its impact on the film industry, pop culture, and the sci-fi genre as a whole cannot be overstated. Whether you are a long-time fan or a newcomer to the franchise, the magic of Star Wars: Episode IV is an experience that transcends time and space.

To play and download the iconic sounds from Star Wars: Episode IV, click on the link below and immerse yourself in the epic adventure:


May the Force be with you!

Yes. We're approaching the planet Yavin
Hello, sir
I'm hit!
Not after we demonstrate the power of this station
There's nothing you could have done, had you been there
The Imperial Senate will no longer be of any concern to us
That little droid's gonna cause me a lot of trouble
Get the crews to their fighters
It's a wonder the whole station doesn't know we're here
The Jundland Wastes are not to be traveled lightly
Where could they be?
Charming to the last
Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope
Please don't deactivate me
You will
What makes you think there are settlements over there?
For luck
We're all right
Boring conversation anyway
Where is the rebel base?
No, not that one
There's no lock
Stay sharp. There's two more comin' in. They're gonna try and cut us off
Hold 'em off. Angle the deflector shields..
We're too close. Stay on target.
It's an energy field created by all living things.
There'll be no one to stop us this time.
But there's nothing I can do about it right now.
I'm on him, Luke.
You wouldn't want my life to get boring, would you?
I'm going in. Cover me, Porkins. Right with you, Red Three.
Sandpeople always ride single file to hide their numbers.
C 3PO. C 3PO. Yes, sir?
There's another ship coming in. Maybe they know what happened.
Fear will keep the local systems in line.
Red Leader, this is Gold Leader. We're starting our attack run.
Kid! Luke!
He has no time for smugglers
Uncle Owen.
Boy, it's lucky you have these compartments.
Wait a minute.
He is here. Obi Wan Kenobi?
Most of the best freighter pilots are to be found here.
These tracks are side by side.
It's a hit! Negative.
A fighter that size couldn't get this deep into space on its own.
How many guns do you think, Gold Five?
I'm taking an awful risk, Vader.
Follow me.
In fact, I was also thinking about our agreement...
What's this?
Lock the door, R2.
I'm all right.
Well, if there's a bright center to the universe...
Got him. I got him!
I'll put a price on your head so big,
I regret that I am unable to present my father's request in person.
Where could he be?
Help him!
I'll bet you have.
You'll be pleased with that one, sir.
Vaporators? Sir, my first job was programming binary load lifters...
The shaft leads directly to the reactor system.
Hey, Biggs. I told you I'd make it someday.
I only wish Ben were here.
You needn't worry about your reward.
We're right above you. Stand by.
Take over. See to him.
Take over. We've got a bad transmitter. I'll see what I can do.
Let him have it. It's not wise to upset a Wookiee.
I fear something terrible has happened.
You watch your language.
And the droids would now be in the hands of the Empire.
And a cunning warrior.
But they'll soon be back... and in greater numbers.
Not yet.
A person of some importance, I believe.
We're passing through the magnetic field.
Red Five standing by.
I guess that's what you're best at, isn't it?
A precise hit will start a chain reaction...
I hope that old man got the tractor beam down,
Where are you going? He certainly has courage.
You seen that new VT 16?
Are you there, sir? 3PO?
Get on top of it. I'm trying.
3PO. Come in, 3PO.
Look, there.
Grab hold of this!
Into the garbage chute, flyboy.
Oh, no.
Anything's better than just hangin' around waiting for 'em to pick us up.
A power loss at one of the terminals will allow the ship to leave.
There's no one on board, sir.
Unlock 1, 5, 7 and 9. Release charge.
We're caught in a tractor beam. It's pulling us in.
Yeah. I think you're right. Full reverse.
He must have gotten lost, been part of a convoy or something.
It's an imperial fighter.
Kid, I've flown from one side of this galaxy to the other.
Commence primary ignition.
Dantooine is too remote to make an effective demonstration.
Are you kidding? At the rate they're gaining?
Look, Jabba, even I get boarded sometimes.
It'll be enough.
All right. Give it to me. I'll take it.
Sorry about the mess.
Tell Jabba that I've got his money.
Yes, indeed, if it's a fast ship.
Come, let me get you something.
I can't abide those Jawas. Disgusting creatures.
Three or four seasons. They're up for sale if you want them.
And these blast points, too accurate for Sandpeople.
It looks like the Sandpeople did this. There's gaffi sticks, Bantha tracks.
Has not helped you conjure up the stolen data tapes...
Learn about the Force, Luke.
Who was a pupil of mine until he turned to evil...
A young Jedi named Darth Vader...
How did my father die?
Which reminds me...
My father didn't fight in the wars. He was a navigator on a spice freighter.
You're fortunate to be all in one piece.
Come on.
I'll make it up to him next year. I promise.
It means so much to him.
It's only one season more.
About me staying on another season.
Frankly, I don't know what he's talking about.
Behave yourself, R2. You're going to get us into trouble.
Hey! Hey!
Go that way.
Don't get technical with me.
You are part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor.
When they hear you've attacked a diplomatic...
The Imperial Senate will not sit still for this.
Inform Lord Vader we have a prisoner.
R2 D2, where are you?
Commence primary ignition.
The Death Star has cleared the planet.
Nothing. I'm all right.
I'm hit. I can't stay with you. Get clear, Wedge.
R2, that stabilizer's broken loose again. See if you can't lock it down.
What about that tower?
We'll stay back far enough to cover you.
At that speed, will you be able to pull out in time?
Rebel base, one minute and closing.
It just impacted on the surface.
I'm in range.
I've got a problem here.
Watch yourself. There's a lot of fire coming
Cut the chatter, Red Two. Accelerate to attack speed.
Tomorrow, take that R2 unit to Anchorhead and have its memory erased.
Sounds like she's in trouble. I better play back the whole thing.
He's kind of a strange old hermit.