PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Master Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) was the first film in the original trilogy to be released with an episode number, as the previous film had originally been known simply as "Star Wars" (until it was re-released after "Empire" in 1981, re-titled "Episode IV: A New Hope.")
Echo Three to Echo Seven. Han, old buddy, do you read me?
Han Solo: Loud and clear, kid. What's up?
Luke: Well, I finished my circle. I don't pick up any life readings.
Han Solo: There isn't enough life on this ice cube to fill a space cruiser. Sensors are placed. I'm going ...
Reflected in C-3PO's head as it travels down the conveyor belt in Cloud City, and also during the carbon-freezing scene.
There are no opening credits.
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (11 April 1997)
$290,158,751 (USA) (9 May 1997)
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