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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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savannah_567890 shared a tip "Star Wars is one of the best series EVER. 10/10 would recommend!"

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

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kendall_malone shared a tip "Coolest SW episode ever.😁👍🏾"

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melvin_the_cat shared a tip "Come on it it the best and classic of the series Best lines and check out the poster .. perfection in the whole series"

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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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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."

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nicholas_buttler shared a tip "This one for sure."

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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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carlton_the_bear shared a tip "Favourite of all time"

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david_2111 shared a tip "One of the few that caught my attention after reading the books"

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bee_morgan shared a tip "It was always watching it"

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greg_elder shared a tip "Love all these.!"

matt_rizzo_7734 shared a tip "Best Star Wars film. (10/10)"

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roman_kuzmych shared a tip "Great movie, ROTS is still better tho 😤"


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dominique_james_1735 shared a tip "The best of Star Wars!"

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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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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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bill_gray_6545 shared a tip "This is my favorite Star wars movie. Lord of the rings trilogy are my favorite movies of all genres."

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amy_lang_5355 shared a tip "The whole thing 😂"

charles_belier shared a tip "Empire is my favorite of the original trilogy."

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frankie_evans_6915 shared a tip "Everything was good everyone must watch it"

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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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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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amy_jackson_6564 shared a tip "Another awesome classic."

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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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adam_tetreault shared a tip "Amazing truly amazing"

L.A.Wilson shared a tip "The best of the entire saga."

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Spud_Gun2477 shared a tip "Still the best Star Wars film"

alma_9020 shared a tip "It's so old! I'm surprised you haven't yet...unless you're really young."

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mayaism shared a tip "classic"

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 "Classic."

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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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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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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."

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wabi_sabi_6380 shared a tip "The best star wars movie"

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

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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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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."

tabitha_levi shared a tip "It's best to see a new hope first."

dallas_core shared a tip "5/5 best of the original trilogy"

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