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General thread for the information/discussion related to the international versions of the Star Wars films.  From official in theater dubs, official release dubs, television dubs and unofficial voice-over translations.

Listing of when a country first aired a Star Wars film in theaters:
Info from: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076759/releaseinfo & http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?page=intl&id=starwars4se.htm

First showing Date : Country
1977.05 : USA
1977.08-10 : Philippines, France, Italy, Australia
1977.11-12 : Spain, Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Mexico, Argentina, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, UK
1978.01-02 : Uruguay, Hong Kong, West Germany
1978.06-10 : South Korea, Japan, India, Iceland, Poland
1979-1980 : Hungary, Turkey
1982 : Bulgaria
1991 : Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia
1997 : Taiwan, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Austria, Colombia, Israel, Romania, South Africa, Switzerland, Bolivia, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Peru, Slovenia, Greece, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Panama, Thailand, Jamaica, Egypt, Malaysia, Singapore, Estonia, Indonesia
1999 : Puerto Rico, Singapore, Guatemala, Honduras, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Kenya, Seychelles, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Suriname, Slovakia, Estonia, Morocco, China, Kuwait
2002 : Jordan, Kazakhstan, Netherlands Antilles, Syria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Belize, Barbados, El Salvador
2005 : Bahrain, Republic of Macedonia
2012 : Bosnia and Hezegovina, Malta

Countries which may have not had Star Wars shown:
Most of Africa, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, Afganistan

 

Official International Variations
Countries with Dub and Subtitles

Countries with Subtitles Only

Uncertain

Countries with UnOfficial Voice-Over Translations

 

 

 

 

List of possibilities:

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_foreign_language_translations_of_Star_Wars_titles

and

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076759/releaseinfo

La guerra de las galaxias Argentina / Chile / Colombia / Mexico / Panama / Peru / Spain (imdb display title) / Venezuela
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope International (imdb display title) (English title) / Netherlands (imdb display title) / Netherlands / UK (imdb display title) / USA (reissue title)
???????? ?????. ?????? 4: ????? ??????? Russia / Soviet Union (Russian title)
La guerre des étoiles Canada (French title) / France
Star Wars: Epizoda IV - Nová nadeje Czech Republic (imdb display title) / Czechoslovakia (long title) (Czech title)
Stjärnornas krig Finland (Swedish title) / Sweden
Ο Π?λεμος των ?στρων Greece
???????? ????? Soviet Union (Russian title)
???????????? ????? Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
A Guerra das Estrelas Portugal
Adventures of the Starkiller: Episode 1 - The Star Wars USA (working title)
Csillagok háborúja Hungary
Guerra nas Estrelas Brazil
Guerre stellari Italy (imdb display title)
Gwiezdne wojny Poland
Gwiezdne wojny, czesc IV: Nowa nadzieja Poland (reissue title)
Hvezdné války Czechoslovakia (Czech title)
Hviezdne vojny Czechoslovakia (Slovak title)
Hviezdne vojny IV - Nová nádej Czechoslovakia (long title) (Slovak title)
Krieg der Sterne West Germany (imdb display title)
La guerra de las estrellas USA (Spanish title)
La guerra de les galàxies Spain (Catalan title)
La guerra de les galàxies: Una nova esperança Spain (reissue title) (Catalan title)
La guerre des étoiles - Un nouvel éspoir Canada (TV title) (French title)
O polemos ton astron Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
Ratovi zvezda - Nova nada Serbia
Ratovi zvijezda Croatia (video title)
Razboiul stelelor Romania (imdb display title)
Star Wars - Episode IV: Eine neue Hoffnung Germany (new title)
Star Wars IV. - Egy új remény Hungary
Star Wars IV: A New Hope USA (video box title)
Star Wars: ?????? IV - ???? ??????? Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
Star Wars: Episódio IV - Uma Nova Esperança Brazil (DVD box title)
Star Wars: Episodi IV - Uusi toivo Finland (imdb display title)
Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nueva esperanza Spain (new title)
Star Wars: Episodio IV - Una nuova speranza Italy (new title)
Star wars: Épisode IV, la guerre des étoiles France (TV title)
Star wars: Osa IV - Uus lootus Estonia (imdb display title)
Stjörnustríð Iceland
Stjernekrigen Denmark
Sutâ wôzu episoddo 4: Aratanaru kibô Japan
Tähtede sõda Estonia
Tähtien sota Finland (short title)
The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as Taken from the 'Journal of the Whills': Saga I - Star Wars USA (working title)
The Star Wars USA (original script title)
The Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Starkiller USA (working title)
Yildiz savaslari Turkey (Turkish title)

 

Listening to an 80s La Guerra de las Galaxias VHS and noticed the Stormtrooper who falls just before the Luke/Leia's swing doesn't have a Wilhelm. Checked out some other versions:

La Guerra de las Galaxias 80s VHS - no scream

Guerra Nas Estrelas - Portuguese Dub (Brazilian) Pre-SE TV - no scream

GOUT Espanol - no scream

GOUT French - Wilhelm

GOUT Deutsch German - new scream

SWSE GKar Deutsch - Wilhelm

SWSE REIVAX Francais - Wilhelm

German'07 HD Broadcast Deutsch - no scream

 

 

 

Semi-related threads:

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Preservations-with-non-English-tracks/topic/13539/page/1/

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/The-Definitive-tractor-beam-Close-the-blast-doors-Blast-it-Biggs-Wedge-you-dont-taste-very-good-Noooooo-Preservation-Guide/topic/13428/

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/How-Star-Wars-names-are-translated-in-non-english-countries/topic/4532/

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Looking-for-people-who-speak-German-French-Spanish-or-Brazilian-Portuguese/topic/13463/

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Non-English-versions/topic/2421/

http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Announcing-Project-Threepio-Star-Wars-OOT-subtitles/topic/13794/