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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 ar

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1980-05-20

Runtime 124 minutes

Budget $18m

Revenue $0.5b


TMDB 8.4


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alan_sherin shared a tip "The best of the series and top 10 best films of all time. An almost perfect movie."

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jim_badger shared a tip "Classic Star Wars with darkness tossed in and the tech really shines."

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rene_ford_2715 shared a tip "Like favourite part of the film or favourite Star Wars movie"

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MR_ROBOT_ shared a tip "The best Star Wars"

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brad_pies shared a tip "4,5 and 6 are my favorites. 1,2 and 3 are good but I was never interested in the Disney written movies."

andrew_johnson_4582 shared a tip "Best of the franchise."

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edyta_maziarz-mierzejewski shared a tip "Ahhhhhh yes! Another classic."

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dustin_helmy shared a tip "Best one in the whole saga besides A New Hope. Revenge Of The Sith isn’t bad either but ya. Recommend all of them"

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chiya_amin_2149 shared a tip "Another fresh, iconic and great movie."

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francisco_mc shared a tip "Best Sci-fi movie ever! I just love it, I love the characters, the plot, the music... everything"

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bee_morgan shared a tip "It was always watching it"

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adam_tetreault shared a tip "Amazing truly amazing"

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greg_elder shared a tip "Love all these.!"

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david_black_6316 shared a tip "The best of the Star Wars movies. One of the best movies ever. On more top ten lists than you can imagine."

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khaliid_canales-king shared a tip "My favorite of them all 😍"

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colby_albert shared a tip "Not only the best Star Wars films, but one of the best films ever made period."

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tushar_saxena shared a tip "It's one of the all-time great movies ever made and arguably the best star wars movie..."

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michael_mcquay shared a tip "How could you not love this"

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michael_scott_9129 shared a tip "Best Star Wars movie Period!!!"

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deleted_user_1609295918794 shared a tip "best star wars film no one can tell me otherwise"

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nicholas_buttler shared a tip "This one for sure."

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jery_guerrero shared a tip "The original hands down"

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goomba_2 shared a tip "my favirot out the first 3"

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wabi_sabi_6380 shared a tip "The best star wars movie"

anakin_mc shared a tip "The Best of All!"

thad_overby shared a tip "Does it really need to be said...The force is strong with this one!"

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andrew_palmisano shared a tip "Best all time sci fi!!"

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andrew_palmisano shared a tip "Classic."

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lizzy_ross shared a tip "Which this"

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benjamin_quinones shared a tip "Classic never get tired of watching it."

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phillup_presten_8044 shared a tip "Good story"

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alex_makovik shared a tip "legendary"

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jemal_ramirez shared a tip "This is my favorite SW movie! It’s a classic."

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emily_witteveen shared a tip "Possibly my favorite movie kf all time"

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bo_anthony shared a tip "The best movie of a legendary franchise. that’s all i can say."

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deleted_user_1612988772097 shared a tip "I would have to go with rogue one. You?"

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sadie_burgess shared a tip "@marta_burger i like return of the Jedi honestly"

brandon_torres_8325 shared a tip "HUGE STAR WARS FAN"

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amy_jackson_6564 shared a tip "Another awesome classic."

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myles_becker shared a tip "My favorite Star Wars movie, hands down."

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joe_malotte shared a tip "A good sequel follow-up to the original and shows how the characters have grown."

tyler_hardy_4616 shared a tip "Is good"

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kenya_smith shared a tip "Best Star Wars Movie Hands Down"

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lynnettemorales shared a tip "5*"

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oscar_delatorre shared a tip "My third favorite Star Wars movie but I think that it is the best Star Wars movie from a cinema critic view."

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richard_roberts_7406 shared a tip "I mean come on. Everybody likes this movie."

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