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.
The planet 'Sullust' is mentioned first in this episode (and later in other Star Wars saga items). That name is obtained from 'Sallust(ius)'; an important ancient Roman writer.
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
In closeups of the Emperor in the throne room, the set behind the actor goes out of focus to varying degrees depending on the focal length and focal distance, etc., yet the stars seen through the windows that are supposed to be even further in the distance never are blurred or out of focus.
Opening crawl: "Luke Skywalker has returned to his home planet of Tatooine in an attempt to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt. Little does Luke know that the GALACTIC EMPIRE has secretly begun construction on a new armored space station even more powerful than the first dreaded Death Star. When completed, this ultimate weapon will spell certain doom for the small band of rebels struggling to restore freedom to the galaxy..."
$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 II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
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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