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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back


Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams View All


George Lucas (Story), Leigh Brackett (Screenplay), Lawrence Kasdan (Screenplay), Irvin Kershner (Director) View All

Release: May 20th, 1980
Runtime: 2 hours, 4 minutes
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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The Gunslinger45
I dont know how many times I have watched these movies, but it has to be well over 100 times by now.
The Empire Strikes Back is rightfully considered the best film of the whole Star Wars series and contains arguably one of cinema's top 5 most famous scenes of all time.
Film Trivia Snippets - Even though The Empire Strikes Back is generally regarded as the darkest entry in the Star Wars series, with just 30 deaths it actually has the lowest body count of any film in the saga.
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