Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back | Star Wars Movies

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Synopsis:

In the classic sequel Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, after the destruction of the Death Star, Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion’s defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces the startling revelation that the evil Vader is in fact his father, Anakin Skywalker.


Key Cast Members:

  • Mark Hamill: Luke Skywalker
  • Harrison Ford: Han Solo
  • Carrie Fisher: Leia Organa
  • Billy Dee Williams: Lando Calrissian
  • Anthony Daniels: C-3PO
  • David Prowse: Darth Vader
  • Peter Mayhew: Chewbacca
  • Kenny Baker: R2-D2
  • Frank Oz: Yoda
  • Jeremy Bulloch: Boba Fett
  • Alec Guinness: Obi-Wan Kenobi’s ghost

Key Crew Members:

  • Director: Irvin Kershner
  • Producer: Gary Kurtz
  • Screenplay: Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan
  • Story: George Lucas
  • Music: John Williams
  • Cinematography: Peter Suschitzky
$538.4 million
Won Academy Awards; Won Golden Globe; Won British Academy Film Awards; Won Grammy Award
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