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.
According to Harrison Ford (in The Making of 'Star Wars' (1977)), Chewbacca the wookiee is 200 years old. In the recording "The Story of Star Wars" (issued as a book-and-record set, with stills from the movie illustrating the story), narrator Roscoe Lee Browne introduces Chewbacca as "a 200-year-old wookiee".
Did you hear that? They shut down the main reactor. We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.
In the first shot of the Millennium Falcon, the ship is missing its radar dish.
The Star Wars main theme leads in from the 20th Century Fox music.
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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
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Back to the Future
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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