PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.
David Lynch was originally offered the chance to direct this episode of the series. He turned it down because he believed it was "Lucas' thing." He went on to direct Dune (1984) instead. Despite this, his career was able to recover.
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
When Wicket wakes up Leia in the woods, his spear is alternately on top of and underneath the bottom of his hood/bib, and this garment also changes length within this scene.
To compensate for the longer credits, later versions of the film like the special edition and DVD release extend the piece of musical score that plays over the credits.
$16,293,531 (USA) (14 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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