PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Cinematographer Alan Hume, angered over George Lucas' treatment of Richard Marquand, informally stepped away from his duties, leaving camera operator Alec Mills to finish filming in the last month of production.
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
During the Endor battle Leia is moving backwards towards the the shield generators door. As she is firing at the storm troopers one of the blaster shots appears to have not been animated, and instead a gas discharge can been seen coming from the blaster.
This is the only Star Wars film in which Denis Lawson's first name is spelled correctly in the credits.
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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