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 mysterious Darth Vader.
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
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Raiders of the Lost Ark
This movie was initially budgeted at $8 million, but production problems forced the studio to contribute an additional $3 million to a total of $11 million. Almost the same amount ($10 million) was spent on creating the 1997 Special Edition of the movie.
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
A cloud appears over one of Tatooine's suns too quickly.
The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox fanfare.
The subtitles for the Han and Jabba scene have been altered slightly for the DVD. Originally, the phrases "twenty percent" and "fifteen percent" are spelled out. In the DVD, they are abbreviated as "20%" and "15%," to save space, since the typeface used for the captions is larger than that used in the theatrical version.
$35,906,661 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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