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The Empire Strikes Back

1980 , 2h 4m
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.

  • Director: Irvin Kershner
  • Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels

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Film Awards

16 wins29 nominations
out of 5,910 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Sound

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    Special Achievement Award

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    Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

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Ratings

8.7
94%
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Cast

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The Empire Strikes Back FAQ

On October 23, 2020, there were 5320 public reaction to The Empire Strikes Back including Oscar-worthy performance, more rewarding, extraordinary, more adventurous, escapist fun.
The casts of The Empire Strikes Back are Mark Hamill starring as Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford starring as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher starring as Princess Leia, Billy Dee Williams starring as Lando Calrissian, Anthony Daniels starring as C-3PO, David Prowse starring as Darth Vader.
The runtime of The Empire Strikes Back is 124 minutes.
The production budget of The Empire Strikes Back was 18,000,000 USD.
The revenue of The Empire Strikes Back was 538,400,000 USD.
The sequels of The Empire Strikes Back are Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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..
The director of The Empire Strikes Back is Irvin Kershner.
On October 23, 2020, the IMDB rating of The Empire Strikes Back is 8.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 82/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The certification of The Empire Strikes Back is PG.
The full version of The Empire Strikes Back is provided by FandangoNOW , Amazon Video , YouTube , AMC on Demand , Apple iTunes , Microsoft Store , TNT , Google Play Movies , Vudu , DIRECTV , Sling TV , Disney Plus
The Empire Strikes Back won 1981 Academy Awards, USA, 1981 BAFTA Awards, 2010 Jules Verne Awards, 2010 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 2001 GoldSpirit Awards, 1999 Online Film & Television Association, 1982 Guinness World Record Award, 1981 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1981 Golden Screen, Germany, 1981 Grammy Awards and 2 others.
The release date of The Empire Strikes Back is May 20, 1980.