A New Hope Hero's Journey

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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is a very famous science fiction movie released in 1977 and directed by George Lucas. With only a $13 million budget and the help of computer generated effects and models they made $775.4 million in the box office. This movie follows the protagonist, Luke Skywalker, and his voyage, which shadows the 12 stages of the hero’s journey by joseph Campbell.
The first stage, called the ordinary world, states that “it is where the hero exists before the present story begins”, according to the 12 stages of the hero’s journey. During this stage we learn some details about Luke, like his essence and character. We also find out he lived with his aunt and uncle, moister farmers who lived in the planet Tatooine, which was
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This is when the hero faces dangers and conflict, either internally or externally. Luke and the team are traveling through space when they encounter the death star and get pulled in by it. This is when Han Solo says his iconic line, “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” Inside the death star, they rescue princess Leia and encounter some other problems like escaping stormtroopers and getting out of the death star. The team barely gets out alive, except for Obi Wan Kenobi, who sacrifices himself and became on with the force so the rest can escape.
Finally, our starring role and a small team of rebels go back with one mission: destroy the death star. This is the most challenging stage for Luke and it is called the ordeal. This stage he has to use all his ability and skill to overcome the obstacle. After some rebel ships were destroyed, Luke follows Obi Wans advice to use the force, which helps him destroy the death star.
Finally, our hero and his team return to the rebel base and get a reward, which is the name of stage number nine. Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Luke get a medal awarded by princess Lei and get honored by everyone at the rebel base. Not only did this stage give our hero a medal, but knowledge and

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