Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

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The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG 124 min - Adventure, Action, Science Fiction - 17 May 1980
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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Director:  Irvin Kershner

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Storyline

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.


Collections: Irvin Kershner

Tagline: The Adventure Continues...

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  17 May 1980

Box Office

Budget:  $18,000,000
Revenue:  $538,400,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 04 min
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