About

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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Directed by

Irvin Kershner

Written by

Leigh Brackett (Screenplay)
Lawrence Kasdan (Screenplay)
George Lucas (Story)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Adventure Continues...

Cast

Keywords

snow storm good vs evil space battle rebellion rebel jedi space opera space colony spaceship android asteroid lightsaber the force stormtrooper wookie jedi master jedi training droid

Photos

Lists

#13 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#282 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#3 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Special Achievement Award Richard Edlund Dennis Muren

Oscar for Best Sound Gregg Landaker Steve Maslow

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Norman Reynolds Leslie Dilley Harry Lange Alan Tomkins Michael Ford