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.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Back to the Future
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
Producer Gary Kurtz came up with the title for the movie.
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 ...
In a shot of Chewbacca, after the rebel soldiers are telling Princess Leia that "the shield doors must be closed", the shield doors can be seen moving soundlessly. In the next shot of Leia and the rebel soldiers, they aren't moving.
In the section of the end credits cast list devoted to the Rebel Forces, there are no fewer than three misprints: Christopher Malcolm is credited as "Christopher Malcom"; Denis Lawson is "Dennis Lawson"; and the character Dack, whose spelling is attested in the script as well as in books and other media, in the credits is spelled "Dak".
In both the original theatrical release, and the Special Edition release, James Earl Jones is not credited for voicing Darth Vader. In the Special Edition video release, a credit for him has been added.
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (11 April 1997)
$290,475,067 (USA) (30 June 1997)