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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Discover the plot, cast, script and facts from the 1980 movie.

Here's what we have on Irvin Kershner's, "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back". And, you can also read and download the official screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.

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"The Empire Strikes Back" Plot Summary.

124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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.

Discover the "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" script, cast, facts and more!

Before downloading the screenplay, have a look at this.

Meet the cast and writers of "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back". Also, read the box office and budget data while you surf over to the official website and discover other sources. CLICK or TAP the SUPPLEMENTS button for more.

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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


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
Opening weekend...$4,910,483
Gross (US & Canada)...$292,753,960
Gross (World)...$550,992,836


U.S. Version


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
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