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.
When the film was re-released in theaters after having become so successful, the Daffy Duck cartoon Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953) was run preceding the feature, at the request of George Lucas.
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.
The film has no opening credits. Instead, the first credits seen at the end of the film are presented in the order in which they would have otherwise been shown at the start. Although by the late 1990s it was commonplace for films to not have opening credits, in 1977 it was somewhat unusual for a major film to not have opening credits.
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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 I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Back to the Future
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
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