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Here Are The Must-See Movies About Space From The 70s

The 70s were an era of creativity when it came to science fiction films, particularly those set in space. With groundbreaking special effects, captivating storylines, and imaginative new worlds, these movies have continued to fascinate audiences for decades. In fact, the highest-grossing film of the decade was none other than Star Wars: A New Hope, which raked in over $775 million at the box office worldwide! But this film was not the only one to make a lasting impact. From Alien to Moonranker, the 70s saw an explosion of innovative and thought-provoking sci-fi films. Join us in exploring the 70s space movies that have left a lasting mark on the genre.

Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” is the memorable opening line of the Star Wars franchise. A New Hope was the movie to start it all in 1977. It quickly became a cultural phenomenon, captivating fans with its timeless story of good versus evil.

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One of the unforgettable scenes of this film is the lightsaber duel between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi. However, what many do not know is that the fight was choreographed by Bob Anderson, a former Olympic fencer who also was the stunt double for Darth Vader!

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