PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
The chess scene on the Millennium Falcon was done using stop-motion creatures. The crew considered doing it with costumed actors, but opted for the stop-motion technique, as they wanted to avoid comparisons and similarities to the film Westworld.
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
The arm of the crane supporting the floating torture device is visible for a second or two when it enters Leia's cell. The needle on the device bears the letters "British Made".
To compensate for the new special edition credits inserted in versions 1997 and beyond, a longer instrumental suite plays during the credits roll, integrating various themes from throughout the film.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
29 March 2018
Mark Hamill comments on the best viewing order for the Star Wars saga
07 March 2018
‘Star Wars’ Composer John Williams to Quit Franchise After Episode IX
07 March 2018
The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News
John Williams Ready to Quit Scoring 'Star Wars' Films
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
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 Two Towers
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Raiders of the Lost Ark
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