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Empire Strikes Back, The

Empire Strikes Back, The(1980)

Also Known As: Star Wars Special Edition: The Empire Strikes Back | Star Wars, Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back | Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back |

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Brief Synopsis

Luke Skywalker and his loyal band team up to do battle with Empire's forces who decide to enact revenge. Luke is taught by the Jedi master Yoda to master the "Force," something he will need when he meets Darth Vader in a startling confrontation.

Cast & Crew

Irvin Kershner Director
Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia Organa
Billy Dee Williams Lando Calrissian
Anthony Daniels See Threepio (C3po)
David Prowse Lord Darth Vader
Peter Mayhew Chewbacca
Kenny Baker Artoo-Detoo (R2d2)
Alec Guinness Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jeremy Bulloch Boba Fett
John Hollis Lando'S Aide
Jack Purvis Chief Ugnaught
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox
Sound:  Production Co:  Lucasfilm, Ltd. .....Production Company, Industrial Light + Magic .....Production Company, Van Der Veer Photo Effects .....Production Company, Modern Film Effects .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Goldwyn Sound Facility .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Hispano Foxfilms .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Cts .....Theatrical Distributor, Ufd .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Tv Distributor, Bskyb .....Foreign Tv Distributor, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Still the defining installment

    simdipsy 2012-12-14

    The ESB took everything that was great about the original, expanded on it, and gave us a film that remains every bit as powerful now as it was in 1980.... MORE>