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
The movie's novelization was published a month before the movie was released, and not even the first editions attempted to cover up the revelation of Darth Vader being Luke's father.
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 ...
Leia says to Lando "Vader wants us all dead." Vader could have had them killed at anytime during their stay at Cloud City if he'd wanted. Leia would have realized that. However, Vader was using Han and Leia as bait for Luke - so killing them before he arrived would have thwarted his plans.
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 the USA "Ken Films" released for world-wide outright sale, condensed versions of popular cinema releases for the Super 8 home movie film market. With the cinema release of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980), two different selected scenes 17 minute running time color versions in Super 8 Sound Movie editions were released. THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Part 1 of 2 (F63) and THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Part 2 of 2 (F65) were released, and both were sold in Australia by "The Home Talkie Company of Australia".
ITL 609,584,000 (Italy) (11 April 1997)
$290,475,067 (USA) (30 June 1997)