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.
At one point, George Lucas had planned the character of Han Solo to be a huge green-skinned monster with no nose and gills. Lucas then changed the idea of Han Solo to a black human. He auditioned several black actors and even musicians (including Billy Dee Williams) until ... ...
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
When the Falcon is on approach to the Death Star's docking bay, you can see the support prop under the vehicle. This was not corrected on the DVD releases.
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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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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