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.
The deaths of Yoda and Darth Vader parallel the death of Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). Vader dies by throwing Palpatine into a chasm. Darth Maul dies the same way. Luke cradles his dying father next to that chasm, just as Obi-Wan does with Qui-Gon. Yoda tells ... ...
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
When Luke cuts off the front of the scout trooper's speeder bike with his light saber, we see the piece he cut off hitting the ground and just stopping. Had it actually been cut off at speed, it should have kept tumbling for quite a way.
Opening crawl: "Luke Skywalker has returned to his home planet of Tatooine in an attempt to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt. Little does Luke know that the GALACTIC EMPIRE has secretly begun construction on a new armored space station even more powerful than the first dreaded Death Star. When completed, this ultimate weapon will spell certain doom for the small band of rebels struggling to restore freedom to the galaxy..."
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
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