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.
Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas initially wanted to include the "victory over the Empire" shots on the imperial city. However, they were unable to get a satisfactory name for the capital planet of the Empire. In May 1991, author Timothy Zahn wrote a Star Wars spin-off book, ... ...
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
In closeups of the Emperor in the throne room, the set behind the actor goes out of focus to varying degrees depending on the focal length and focal distance, etc., yet the stars seen through the windows that are supposed to be even further in the distance never are blurred or out of focus.
There are no opening credits.
$16,293,531 (USA) (14 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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