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.
This was originally to be entitled "Revenge of the Jedi", but producers thought the Jedi wouldn't seek revenge, due to their ethical code. Some posters and theater stand-ups were made early, but then quickly pulled when the title changed names. Also... ...
Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
When Vader throws his saber at Luke who is hiding on the catwalk in the Death Star, Vader's saber blade is coming out of the butt end of the hilt - not the proper blade end.
This is the only Star Wars film in which Denis Lawson's first name is spelled correctly in the credits.
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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