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.
Peter Cushing completed his role in a matter of a few days (May 8-12). Shooting lasted from March-June 1976, released one year later due to the extensive special effects.
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
When 3PO is arguing with R2D2 about which direction they should walk, the camera and the dolly track are reflected in 3PO's helmet.
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)
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