PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.
Carrie Fisher stood on a box for many of her scenes with Harrison Ford in order to make up for the height difference, and have her appear in the frame with him. Carrie Fisher (5'1") was a foot shorter than Harrison Ford (6'1").
Echo Three to Echo Seven. Han, old buddy, do you read me?
Han Solo: Loud and clear, kid. What's up?
Luke: Well, I finished my circle. I don't pick up any life readings.
Han Solo: There isn't enough life on this ice cube to fill a space cruiser. Sensors are placed. I'm going ...
As they are are walking through cloud city, Leia is between Han and Lando. As they come around a corner, Han and Lando have switched places.
There are no opening credits.
For the digital release (and presumably the post-2020 blu-ray and DVD), the Twentieth Century Fox logo and fanfare have been removed, since the film is now owned by the Walt Disney Company. In its place, the film begins with just the Lucasfilm logo, and the concluding music from the end credits.
$4,910,483 25 May 1980
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