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: A New Hope
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
WILHELM SCREAM: Heard twice in this movie. Once during the battle on Hoth as a rebel soldier and his laser gun dish explodes, and right before Han is going to be frozen in the carbonite. As Chewbacca, in a fit of rage, throws a stormtrooper off the ledge (barely audible).
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 kiss on the Falcon, their hands are down and out of view. When C3PO interrupts them, her right hand is around Han's neck.
In the alternate DVD version, the Emperor is still credited as being voiced by Clive Revill, despite his performance being replaced by Ian McDiarmid.
When the film was first released, the scene at the end when the Millenium Falcon is docked to the medical frigate and the camera pans to the medical ward window was different. A running change was made while the film was in theaters because George Lucas thought that there was some confusion as to where the Falcon was in relation to Luke and Leia in the medical ward. The establishing close-up of the Falcon, the pan from it to the frigate window and the launch of the Falcon were all added to the 35mm prints of Empire.
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (11 April 1997)
$290,475,067 (USA) (30 June 1997)