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Part of the: Star Wars Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 124

Budget: $18,000,000

Revenue: $538,400,000

Language: en

Webpage: Link

Release Info


  •  PG

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • Star Wars Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars Episode V - Das Imperium schlaegt zurueck
  • Star Wars: Episode 5 - Das Imperium schlägt zurück
  • Star Wars: Episode 5 - Das Imperium schlaegt zurueck
  • Star Wars Episode 5 - L'Empire contre-attaque
  • Star Wars, Episodio V: El Imperio Contraataca
  • 星際大戰五部曲:帝國大反擊
  • Star Wars Episode V
  • Star Wars 5
  • Star Wars V - Das Imperium schlägt zurück
  • Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Звездные войны - Эпизод 5 - Империя наносит ответный удар
  • Звездные войны Эпизод 5 - Империя наносит ответный удар
  • Star Wars - Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars episodio V
  • Star Wars 5 El Imperio Contraataca
  • Star Wars Episode V - Das Imperium schlägt zurück
  • L'impero colpisce ancora
  • Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
  • 스타 워즈: 에피소드 5 - 제국의 역습
  • Guerre Stellari: Episodio V - L'Impero colpisce ancora
  • Star Wars: Episodio V - L'Impero colpisce ancora
  • Star Wars - Episodio V - L'Impero colpisce ancora
  • Star Wars Episodio V L'Impero colpisce ancora
  • L'Imperi Contraataca
  • Ратови звезда: Eпизода V - Империја узвраћа ударац
  • Imperiet slår igen
  • Star Wars Episode V: Imperiet slår igen
  • Звездные войны: Империя наносит ответный удар
  • Star Wars - Episode 5 - Despecialized
  • Star Wars - Episode 5 - Despecialized
  • Star Wars: Episodio V - El Imperio Contraataca
  • Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - Despecialized Edition
  • Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - Despecialized Edition
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Star Wars, Episodio V - El Imperio Contraataca
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Directing

Irvin Kershner Director
Gary Kurtz Assistant Director
David Tomblin Assistant Director
Steve Lanning Assistant Director

Production

Gary Kurtz Producer
George Lucas Executive Producer
Bob Edmiston Casting
Irene Lamb Casting
Terry Liebling Casting
Robert Watts Associate Producer
Jim Bloom Associate Producer
Howard G. Kazanjian Producer
Patricia Carr Production Manager
Bruce Sharman Production Supervisor

Writing

Leigh Brackett Screenplay
Lawrence Kasdan Screenplay
George Lucas Story

Sound

John Williams Original Music Composer
Herbert W. Spencer Orchestrator

Crew

Brian Johnson Special Effects
Bob Anderson Stunts
Lightning Bear Stunts
Peter Diamond Stunt Coordinator
Stuart Fell Stunts
Doug Robinson Stunts
Tony Smart Stunts
Alan Harris Stand In
Terry Richards Stunts
Terry Pritchard Driver

Art

Norman Reynolds Production Design
Leslie Dilley Art Direction
Harry Lange Art Direction
Alan Tomkins Art Direction
Michael Ford Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up

John Mollo Costume Design
Nick Maley Makeup Artist
Tiny Nicholls Costume Supervisor

Editing

Paul Hirsch Editor
George Lucas Editor
Marcia Lucas Editor

Camera

Peter Suschitzky Director of Photography
Paul Huston Camera Operator

Visual Effects

Ralph McQuarrie Visual Effects
Richard Edlund Visual Effects

Cast

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford as Han Solo
Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia
David Prowse as Darth Vader
Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca
James Earl Jones as Darth Vader (Voice)
Kenny Baker as R2-D2
Frank Oz as Yoda (Voice)
Alec Guinness as Ben 'Obi-wan' Kenobi
Jeremy Bulloch as Boba Fett
John Hollis as Lando's aide
Jack Purvis as Chief Ugnaught
Des Webb as Snow Creature
Clive Revill as Emperor (voice)
Julian Glover as Imperial Force General Veers
Kenneth Colley as Imperial Force Admiral Piett
John Ratzenberger as Rebel Force Major Derlin
Michael Sheard as Admiral Ozzel
Michael Culver as Captain Needa
John Dicks as Captain Lennox, Imperial Officer
Milton Johns as Bewil, an Imperial officer
Mark Jones as Commander Nemet, an Imperial Officer
Oliver Maguire as Cabbel, an Imperial Officer
Robin Scobey as Lieutenant Venka, an Imperial Officer
Bruce Boa as General Carlist Rieekan, an Rebel Force
Christopher Malcolm as Rebel pilot Zev Senesca (Rogue 2)
Denis Lawson as Rebel Force Wedge (Rogue 3)
Ian Liston as Wes Janson, a Rebel Force (Wedge's Gunner)
John Morton as Dak Ralter, a Rebel Force
Richard Oldfield as Derek Klivian, a Rebel Force Hobbie (Rogue 4)
Jack McKenzie as Cal Alder, a Rebel Force Deck Lieutenant
Jerry Harte as Rebel Force Head Controller
Norman Chancer as Tamizander Rey, a Other Rebel Officer
Norwich Duff as Jeroen Webb, a Other Rebel Officer
Ray Hassett as Tigran Jamiro, Other Rebel Officer
Brigitte Kahn as Toryn Farr, Other Rebel Officer
Burnell Tucker as Wyron Serper, Other Rebel Officer
Bob Anderson as Imperial Officer (uncredited)
Lightning Bear as Stormtrooper (uncredited)
Richard Bonehill as Stormtrooper / Snowtrooper / Rebel Soldier / ... (uncredited)
John Cannon as Holographic Imperial Officer (uncredited)
Mark Capri as Officer M'kae (Captain Needa's Communications Officer) (uncredited)
Shaun Curry as Hoth Rebel Commander (uncredited)
Martin Dew as Cloud City Guard (uncredited)
Peter Diamond as Snowtrooper Gunner (uncredited)
Stuart Fell as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
Doug Robinson as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
Tony Smart as Snowtrooper (uncredited)
Alan Harris as Bossk / Bespin Security Guard (uncredited)
Tiffany L. Kurtz as Extra (uncredited)
Mac McDonald as Rebel Pilot (uncredited)
Ralph McQuarrie as General McQuarrie (uncredited)
Ralph Morse as Stormtrooper / Imperial Comms Officer / Rebel Soldier (uncredited)
Terry Richards as Wampa (uncredited)
Michael Santiago as (voice, uncredited)
Treat Williams as Echo Base Trooper (uncredited)
Jason Wingreen as Boba Fett (voice) (uncredited)