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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi

Released

May 24, 1983

Latest Home Video

Sep 11, 2006

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

George Lucas

Cast

Harrison Ford
Mark Hamill
Carrie Fischer

Studio

1983 Lucasfilm Ltd.

Still shot from the movie: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi.

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Synopsis

In the last episode of the original Star Wars trilogy, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and his friends(Harrison Ford and Carrie Fischer) gain control of a forest moon to help the Rebel Alliance overthrow the Galactic Empire.

Content Details

Why Is Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi Rated PG?

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi is rated PG

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Overall: B+

In the last episode of the original Star Wars trilogy, Luke Skywalker and his friends gain control of a forest moon to help the Rebel Alliance overthrow the Galactic Empire.

Violence: C

Robots are tortured by having their feet burned; limbs are also torn off. Characters are fed to huge creatures. A crowd is threatened with a hand held bomb. Characters have their throats crushed and another is strangled. Characters fall through trap door into the cage of a huge hungry beast: a fight for life ensues and one is consumed graphically. Door falls and crushes character. Characters receive electrical shocks. Numerous battle sequences occur with characters fighting against each other in spaceships or hand-to-hand combat. Characters use weapons like blasters, lightsabers, and various rudimentary devices such as slings, spears, bows, arrows, traps, rocks and logs. Characters race dangerously on speeding vehicles and crash into trees. Vessels explode, loss of life assumed.

Sexual Content: A-

Several females appear scantily clad, including one wearing a collar and leash. Couple embrace and kiss.

Language: A

Minor insults and name calling only.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B

Character smokes pipe. Drinks served at party.

Miscellaneous Concerns:

Young children may be saddened by the death of some cute teddy-bear-like creatures, and two other major characters. The body of a deceased character is burned.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Star Wars: Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi...

Home Video Notes: Star Wars: Episodes IV - VI

Release Date: 8 October 2013

20th Century Fox is releasing Star Wars: Episodes IV - VI to home video (Blu-ray and DVD). This 6 Disc Combo Set (3 Blu-ray +3 DVD) includes:

- Blu-ray Only Bonus Features: Audio Commentary for Each Movie from Archival

Interviews with George Lucas, Cast and Crew.

Note: Star Wars: Episodes I - III are also being released on the same date as a separate package.

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