PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
Originally, George Lucas was disapproving of Richard Marquand's choice in casting Ian McDiarmid as the Emperor. The choice eventually grew on Lucas, as he eventually went on to cast McDiarmid as the younger version of the same character in the first three episodes of the saga.
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
When Luke hits one of Jabba's guards into the monster pit, he disappears just as he gets to the monster's mouth.
To compensate for the longer credits, later versions of the film like the special edition and DVD release extend the piece of musical score that plays over the credits.
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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