Trivia: Which lucrative sci-fi series released its first film in 1977?
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Correct Answer: Star Wars
So why is this answer correct? : The first “Star Wars” movie, later retitled “Episode IV: A New Hope,” launched one of the most popular science fiction franchises ever created. The 1977 film marked what Carrie Fisher (aka Princess Leia) called “a new order of geeks,” earning over $800 million at the box office. Since the franchise’s launch, there have been nine “Star Wars” movies in the “Skywalker Saga” and numerous spin-offs in film, television, books, and more.