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.
Denis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) plays Wedge in this film, despite the rumors to the contrary which were caused by his name being misspelt ("Dennis Lawson") in the credits of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). Intense debate on Usenet prompted Jarod Nash to write a letter to ... ...
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
Before Leia is shot, the burn mark is visible on her poncho.
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.
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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