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Star Wars: Episode V

Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back

Year
Genre
Personal Score
Public Score
   8.3 / 10 (8661 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
124 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Lucasfilm,
20th Century Fox
Budget
$18,000,000
Revenue
$538,400,000
Release Date
May 20, 1980
Director
Irvin Kershner
Producers
Gary Kurtz,
George Lucas (executive),
Howard G. Kazanjian
Writers
Leigh Brackett,
Lawrence Kasdan,
George Lucas (story)

Summary

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.
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