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Synopsis

When the Empire attacks the Rebel base and scatters their forces, Han and Leia flee, while Luke seeks further Jedi training. But Darth Vader will stop at nothing to find them (especially young Skywalker) in this sci-fi action/adventure film that acts as a story bridge between the first Star Wars film, Episode IV: A New Hope, and Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi.

MPAA Rating PG
Theatrical Release May 20, 1980
Director George Lucas
Cast Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fischer
Run Time 124
1980 Lucasfilm Ltd.

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