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"Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back"

Screenplay | Script

Written By: Lawrence Kasdan & Leigh Brackett

Digital Draft | 01.10.2018

May 21, 1980 | Twentieth Century Fox

While the Death Star has been destroyed, the battle between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance rages on...and the evil Darth Vader continues his relentless search for Luke Skywalker.

Captain, being held by you isn't quite enought to get me excited.

Leia,
pg. 54 : scene 147

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Lawrence Kasdan is a producer, director and writer known for The Big Chill (1983), Silverado (1985), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

Born: December 7, 1915. Died: March 17, 1978. Leigh Brackett was a writer known for The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Long Goodbye (1973).

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Cast

Notable Cast
Mark HamillMark Hamill...Luke Skywalker
Harrison FordHarrison Ford...Han Solo
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher...Princess Leia
Billy Dee WilliamsBilly Dee Williams...Lando Calrissian
Anthony DanielsAnthony Daniels...C-3PO
David ProwseDavid Prowse...Darth Vader
Peter MayhewPeter Mayhew...Chewbacca
Kenny BakerKenny Baker...R2-D2
Frank OzFrank Oz...Yoda (voice)
Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
Jeremy BullochJeremy Bulloch...Boba Fett
John HollisJohn Hollis...Lobot, Lando's Aide
Jack PurvisJack Purvis...Chief Ugnaught

Awards

Notable Wins
Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Bill Varney, Peter Sutton...Best Sound
Brian Johnson, Richard Edlund...Best Special Effects
Mark Hamill...Best Actor
Irvin Kershner...Best Director
John Williams...Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

Box Office

(1980) U.S. Dollars
Budget...$18,000,000
Opening weekend...$4,910,483
Gross (US & Canada)...$292,753,960
Gross (World)...$550,992,836

Poster

U.S. Version

Sources

Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...53rd Academy Awards
Awards...8th Saturn Awards
Awards...34th British Academy Film Awards
Studio...Lucasfilm/Disney

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