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  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    8.83/10

    PG | 2h 04min | Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Frank Oz, Mac McDonald, Harrison Ford, Burnell Tucker, Julian Glover

Directed by Irvin Kershner

Synopsis: After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Tagline: The Adventure Continues…

Synopsis: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi master's help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader.

Tagline: The Adventure Continues...

Storyline: After the rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Movie Details

  • Directors: Irvin Kershner
  • Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas
  • Cast: Frank Oz, Mac McDonald, Harrison Ford, Burnell Tucker, Julian Glover, Ian McDiarmid, John Ratzenberger, Kenny Baker, James Earl Jones, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, John Cannon, John Hollis, Temuera Morrison, Peter Mayhew, Bruce Boa, Alan Austen, Peter Diamond, Doug Robinson, Chris Parsons, Mike Edmonds, Jack Purvis, Peter Roy, Terry Richards, Milton Johns, Alan Harris, Denis Lawson, Ian Durrant, Peter Ross-Murray
  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
  • Producers: Jim Bloom, Gary Kurtz, George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Robert Watts, Howard G. Kazanjian
  • Musicians: John Williams
  • Cinematographers: Peter Suschitzky
  • Editors: T.M. Christopher, Paul Hirsch, George Lucas, Marcia Lucas
  • Runtime: 124 min / 2h 04min
  • Year: 1980
  • MPAA Rating: PG
  • Oscars: 1
  • Awards: 24
  • Nominations: 19
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