PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Another reason for filming under the guise of non-descript horror movie title, "Blue Harvest" was partly to put off any snoopers, and also because the production found out that if they mentioned they were working on the next Star Wars movie, suppliers would automatically ramp up their prices, assuming that money was no object for Lucasfilm.
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
Shortly after the scene in which the Death Star shows that it's fully operational and Lando exclaims at this fact, the extra right behind his alien co-pilot is clearly smiling and in fact looks right at the camera while doing so.
This is the only Star Wars film in which Denis Lawson's first name is spelled correctly in the credits.
Han reacts with surprise, saying "What the...!" after accidentally igniting Boba Fett's rocket pack. This line was previously missing.
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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