The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Adventure Continues...
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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Cast

Mark Hamill Mark Hamill As: Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford Harrison Ford As: Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher As: Princess Leia
Anthony Daniels Anthony Daniels As: C-3PO
Kenny Baker Kenny Baker As: R2-D2
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Storyline

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.


Tagline: The Adventure Continues...
Certification: PG

Details

Genres: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Language: English

Release Date: 20 May 1980

Country: United States

Runtime: 124m

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Company Credits

Company: Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Budget: $18,000,000

Revenue: $538,400,000

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Directed By

John Barry

John Barry

Second Unit Director

Irvin Kershner

Irvin Kershner

Director

Gary Kurtz

Gary Kurtz

Assistant Director

Peter MacDonald

Peter MacDonald

Second Unit Director

Harley Cokeliss

Harley Cokeliss

Second Unit Director

Roy Button

Roy Button

Second Assistant Director

Ola Solum

Ola Solum

Assistant Director

John Barry

John Barry

Second Unit Director

Pamela Mann

Pamela Mann

Continuity

David Tomblin

David Tomblin

First Assistant Director

Paul Tivers

Paul Tivers

Third Assistant Director

Steve Lanning

Steve Lanning

Second Assistant Director

Kay Rawlings

Kay Rawlings

Continuity

Andrew Montgomery

Andrew Montgomery

Second Assistant Director

Dominic Fulford

Dominic Fulford

Assistant Director

Bill Westley

Bill Westley

Assistant Director

John Scarlett-Davies

John Scarlett-Davies

Third Assistant Director

Derek Harrington

Derek Harrington

Third Assistant Director

Gary White

Gary White

First Assistant Director

Writing Credits

George Lucas

George Lucas

Story

Leigh Brackett

Leigh Brackett

Screenplay

Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan

Screenplay

Cast

Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

Luke Skywalker

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Han Solo

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Princess Leia

Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels

C-3PO

Kenny Baker

Kenny Baker

R2-D2

Julian Glover

Julian Glover

General Veers

Deep Roy

Deep Roy

Yoda (uncredited)

Peter Roy

Peter Roy

Snowtrooper (uncredited)

Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams

Lando Calrissian

Treat Williams

Treat Williams

Echo Base Trooper (uncredited)

Joe Johnston

Joe Johnston

Captain Shawn Valdez - Hoth Rebel (uncredited)

Temuera Morrison

Temuera Morrison

Boba Fett (2004 DVD version) (voice) (uncredited)

John Ratzenberger

John Ratzenberger

Major Derlin

Frank Oz

Frank Oz

Yoda (Voice)

Bruce Boa

Bruce Boa

General Carlist Rieekan

Kenneth Colley

Kenneth Colley

Admiral Piett

Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness

Obi-Wan Kenobi

James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

Darth Vader (voice) (uncredited)

Clive Revill

Clive Revill

Emperor (voice)

David Prowse

David Prowse

Darth Vader

Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

Chewbacca

Milton Johns

Milton Johns

Bewil

John Hollis

John Hollis

Lando's Aide

Ian McDiarmid

Ian McDiarmid

The Emperor

Jeremy Bulloch

Jeremy Bulloch

Boba Fett

Mac McDonald

Mac McDonald

Rebel Pilot (uncredited)

Michael Culver

Michael Culver

Captain Needa

Denis Lawson

Denis Lawson

Wedge Antilles

Christopher Malcolm

Christopher Malcolm

Zev Senesca

Peter Diamond

Peter Diamond

Snowtrooper Gunner (uncredited)

Michael Sheard

Michael Sheard

Admiral Ozzel

Kathryn Mullen

Kathryn Mullen

Performing Assistant for Yoda

Tony Smart

Tony Smart

Snowtrooper (uncredited)

Ian Liston

Ian Liston

Wes Janson

Tom Egeland

Tom Egeland

Hoth Trooper (uncredited)

Norman Chancer

Norman Chancer

Tamizander Rey

Marjorie Eaton

Marjorie Eaton

Emperor (uncredited)

Jack Purvis

Jack Purvis

Chief Ugnaught

Des Webb

Des Webb

Snow Creature

Jason Wingreen

Jason Wingreen

Boba Fett (voice - uncredited)

Tony Clarkin

Tony Clarkin

Storm Trooper (uncredited)

Burnell Tucker

Burnell Tucker

Wyron Serper

Shaun Curry

Shaun Curry

Hoth Rebel Commander (uncredited)

Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson

Imperial Officer (uncredited)

Mike Edmonds

Mike Edmonds

Ugnaught (uncredited)

Michael Santiago

Michael Santiago

(voice, uncredited)

Alan Harris

Alan Harris

Bossk / Bespin Security Guard (uncredited)

Stephen Buchanan

Stephen Buchanan

Holographic Officer (uncredited)

David Stone

David Stone

X-Wing Pilot (uncredited)

Richard Oldfield

Richard Oldfield

Derek "Hobbie" Klivian

Tiffany Hillkurtz

Tiffany Hillkurtz

Extra (uncredited)

Jack McKenzie

Jack McKenzie

Cal Alder

Stuart Fell

Stuart Fell

Snowtrooper (uncredited)

Jason Wingreen

Jason Wingreen

Boba Fett (voice) (uncredited)

Maurice Bush

Maurice Bush

Dengar (uncredited)

Oliver Maguire

Oliver Maguire

Cabbel

Terry Richards

Terry Richards

Wampa (uncredited)

Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Commander Nemet

Paul Jerricho

Paul Jerricho

AT-AT Driver (uncredited)

John Cannon

John Cannon

Holographic Imperial Officer (uncredited)

Ralph Morse

Ralph Morse

Stormtrooper / Imperial Comms Officer / Rebel Soldier (uncredited)

Shaun Curry

Shaun Curry

Hoth Rebel Commander (uncredited)

Ray Hassett

Ray Hassett

Tigran Jamiro

Tom Flood

Tom Flood

Imperial Officer (uncredited)

Jerry Harte

Jerry Harte

Rebel Force Head Controller

Lightning Bear

Lightning Bear

Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Harold Weed

Harold Weed

Wampa (special edition) (uncredited)

Wendy Midener

Wendy Midener

Yoda (uncredited)

Christopher Bunn

Christopher Bunn

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Chris Parsons

Chris Parsons

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Morris Bush

Morris Bush

Dengar

David Alan Barclay

David Alan Barclay

Yoda (uncredited)

Martin Dew

Martin Dew

Cloud City Guard (uncredited)

Paul Klein

Paul Klein

IG-88 (Bounty Hunter Droid) (uncredited)

Walter Henry

Walter Henry

Rebel Technician on Hoth (uncredited)

Jim Dowdall

Jim Dowdall

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Alan Flyng

Alan Flyng

Stormtrooper (uncredited)

John Dicks

John Dicks

Captain Lennox

Robin Scobey

Robin Scobey

Lieutenant Venka

John Morton

John Morton

Dak Ralter

Norwich Duff

Norwich Duff

Jeroen Webb

Brigitte Kahn

Brigitte Kahn

Toryn Farr

Jane Busby

Jane Busby

Ugnaught (uncredited)

Quentin Pierre

Quentin Pierre

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Richard Bonehill

Richard Bonehill

Stormtrooper / Snowtrooper / Rebel Soldier / ... (uncredited)

Mark Capri

Mark Capri

Officer M'kae (Captain Needa's Communications Officer) (uncredited)

Doug Robinson

Doug Robinson

Snowtrooper (uncredited)

Ralph McQuarrie

Ralph McQuarrie

General McQuarrie (uncredited)

Wendy Froud

Wendy Froud

Alan Austen

Alan Austen

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Ian Durrant

Ian Durrant

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Trevor Butterfield

Trevor Butterfield

Imperial Officer / Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Keith Swaden

Keith Swaden

Stormtrooper/Snowtrooper

Howie Weed

Howie Weed

Wampa

Stephanie English

Stephanie English

Hoth Rebel Technician (uncredited)

Mercedes Burleigh

Mercedes Burleigh

Female Hoth Control Room Tech (uncredited)

Steven Meek

Steven Meek

Stormtrooper / Chewbacca / Treva Horme / Solomahal (uncredited)

Peter Ross-Murray

Peter Ross-Murray

Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Cathy Munroe

Cathy Munroe

Zuckuss / Wiokettle (uncredited)

C. Andrew Nelson

C. Andrew Nelson

Darth Vader (special edition) (uncredited)

Chris Bunn

Chris Bunn

Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Michael A. Frandy

Michael A. Frandy

Imperial Shuttle Mechanic (uncredited)

Patrick Ginter

Patrick Ginter

Stormtrooper / Commander Desanne (uncredited)

Susie Hudson

Susie Hudson

Bespin Woman (uncredited)

Arve Juritzen

Arve Juritzen

Rebel Soldier (uncredited)

Ralph G. Morse

Ralph G. Morse

Stormtrooper / Imperial Comms Officer / Rebel Soldier (uncredited)

Mike Reynell

Mike Reynell

Imperial Officer (uncredited)

Richard Sidoli

Richard Sidoli

Rebel Soldier (uncredited)

Alan Swaden

Alan Swaden

Hoth Rebel (uncredited)

Marolyn Turk

Marolyn Turk

Hoth Rebel (uncredited)

Production Crew

George Lucas

George Lucas

Executive Producer

Irene Lamb

Irene Lamb

Casting

Howard G. Kazanjian

Howard G. Kazanjian

Producer

Robert Watts

Robert Watts

Associate Producer

Patricia Carr

Patricia Carr

Production Manager

Terry Liebling

Terry Liebling

Casting

Philip Kohler

Philip Kohler

Location Manager

Gary Kurtz

Gary Kurtz

Producer

Rick McCallum

Rick McCallum

Producer

Bruce Sharman

Bruce Sharman

Production Supervisor

Svend Johansen

Svend Johansen

Production Manager

Jim Bloom

Jim Bloom

Associate Producer

Bob Edmiston

Bob Edmiston

Casting

Edited By

George Lucas

George Lucas

Editor

Marcia Lucas

Marcia Lucas

Editor

Paul Hirsch

Paul Hirsch

Editor

Costume and Makeup

John Mollo

John Mollo

Costume Design

Stuart Freeborn

Stuart Freeborn

Makeup Artist

Rick Baker

Rick Baker

Makeup Artist

Tiny Nicholls

Tiny Nicholls

Costume Supervisor

Nick Maley

Nick Maley

Makeup Artist

Barbara Ritchie

Barbara Ritchie

Hairdresser

Eileen Sullivan

Eileen Sullivan

Wardrobe Supervisor

Graham Freeborn

Graham Freeborn

Makeup Department Head

Kay Freeborn

Kay Freeborn

Makeup Artist

Sound

John Williams

John Williams

Original Music Composer

Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt

Sound Designer

Bonnie Koehler

Bonnie Koehler

Sound Editor

Herbert W. Spencer

Herbert W. Spencer

Orchestrator

Gregg Landaker

Gregg Landaker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Burrow

Richard Burrow

Sound Editor

Visual Effects

Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett

Animation

Richard Edlund

Richard Edlund

Visual Effects

Ralph McQuarrie

Ralph McQuarrie

Visual Effects

Camera

Peter Suschitzky

Peter Suschitzky

Director of Photography

Paul Huston

Paul Huston

Camera Operator

George Whitear

George Whitear

Still Photographer

Lighting

Laurie Shane

Laurie Shane

Gaffer

Art Department

Norman Reynolds

Norman Reynolds

Production Design

Leslie Dilley

Leslie Dilley

Art Direction

Michael Ford

Michael Ford

Set Decoration

Alan Tomkins

Alan Tomkins

Art Direction

Harry Lange

Harry Lange

Art Direction

Frank Bruton

Frank Bruton

Property Master

Reg Bream

Reg Bream

Draughtsman

Other Crew

Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett

Makeup Effects

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Special Effects

Peter Diamond

Peter Diamond

Stunt Coordinator

Tony Smart

Tony Smart

Stunts

Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson

Stunts

Alan Harris

Alan Harris

Stand In

Stuart Fell

Stuart Fell

Stunts

Terry Richards

Terry Richards

Stunts

Lightning Bear

Lightning Bear

Stunts

Doug Robinson

Doug Robinson

Stunts

Terry Pritchard

Terry Pritchard

Driver

David H. Watkins

David H. Watkins

Special Effects

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