The Empire Strikes Back

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Overview

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.

  1. Irvin Kershner

    Director

  2. Lawrence Kasdan

    Screenplay

  3. Leigh Brackett

    Screenplay

  4. George Lucas

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Hamill

    Mark Hamill

    Luke Skywalker

  2. Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford

    Han Solo

  3. Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher

    Princess Leia

  4. David Prowse

    David Prowse

    Darth Vader

  5. Billy Dee Williams

    Billy Dee Williams

    Lando Calrissian

  6. Anthony Daniels

    Anthony Daniels

    C-3PO

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $538,400,000.00

Homepage http://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-v-the-empire-strikes-back

Release Information

  • May 17, 1980
    PG, Theatrical

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