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.
George Lucas has admitted to being on the set frequently due to Richard Marquand's relative inexperience with special effects. Marquand joked, "It is rather like trying to direct King Lear - with Shakespeare in the next room!"
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
When Chewie is presented to Jabba in Jabba's palace, C-3PO has slime from Jabba on his chest, face and shoulder. The slime on his chest increases between shots, and shortly after all the slime disappears. (Slime still on C-3PO on Special Edition version.)
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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