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 Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.
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Command station, this is ST321, code clearance blue. We're starting our approach; deactivate the security shield.
Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, brings Chewbacca to Jabbas palace, claiming to collect a bounty on Chewy's head, upon which she's being granted access. If Jabba had really put a bounty on Chewbacca's head, too, then why didn't Boba Fett, a bounty hunter as well, take both him and Han Solo to Jabba in the previous movie, when he had the chance, and collect the money for both?
This is the only Star Wars film in which Denis Lawson's first name is spelled correctly in the credits.
In the 2004 DVD release of Return of the Jedi, the ghostly image of Sebastian Shaw as Anakin Skywalker is replaced with Hayden Christensen.
$16,293,531 (USA) (16 March 1997)
$309,125,409 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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