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.
The "TIE" in TIE Fighter is an acronym, standing for "Twin Ion Engines." Modelmaker Joe Johnston came up with this acronym. In "The Making of Star Wars" book, he mentions another possibility had been "Third Intergalactic Empire."
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
In the first shot of the Millennium Falcon, the ship is missing its radar dish.
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.
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