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.
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When shooting on location in Finse, Norway, a fierce snow storm hit the hotel where the cast and crew were staying. This would have normally halted filming, but director Irvin Kershner thought these weather conditions were an excellent opportunity to film the ... ...
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 ...
When Han and Leia exit the Millennium Falcon to walk on the surface of the asteroid, they are wearing only simple breathing apparatus. An asteroid of the size depicted would have no detectable atmosphere nor gravity -- the duo should have instantly frozen to death and floated out into space.
There are no opening credits.
In the ITV broadcast on Christmas Day 1988, some scenes were cut for time: Luke Skywalker stumbling in the snowstorm, following his escape from the Wampa cave and RD2D estimating Han and Luke's chance of survive and the closing of the shield doors of the Rebel Base doors. The Imperial fleet approaching Hoth. Han and Chewbacca's reactions, after Han tells Luke to be careful and Han telling Leia to not get excited, when experiencing a quake aboard the Millennium Falcon in the cave.
The Battle in the Snow
Composed by John Williams
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (11 April 1997)
$290,475,067 (USA) (30 June 1997)
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