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As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own cru...

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Directed by

Richard Marquand

Written by

Lawrence Kasdan (Screenplay)
George Lucas (Screenplay)

Runtime

135 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Empire Falls...

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship space battle rebel jedi space opera emperor spacecraft matter of life and death death star jabba the hutt ewoks

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Lists

#78 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#75 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Ben Burtt

Special Achievement Award Richard Edlund Ken Ralston Phil Tippett Dennis Muren

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Randy Thom Gary Summers Ben Burtt

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams