PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
In Italy, R2-D2 was renamed C1-P8, while Darth Vader became Lord Fener, the reason being that "Vader" in Italian sounds too close to the common noun for the toilet bowl (the "water," clearly from the English "water closet"). The "clones" mentioned ... ...
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
In the 2004 edition, in the duel between Vader and Ben, Vader's bright red lightsaber is not reflected on his mask.
To compensate for the new special edition credits inserted in versions 1997 and beyond, a longer instrumental suite plays during the credits roll, integrating various themes from throughout the film.
$35,906,661 (USA) (31 January 1997)
$460,935,665 (USA) (2 May 1997)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Dark Knight
Back to the Future
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