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PG| 2 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) battles such worthies as Jabba the Hut and Darth Vader to save his comrades and triumph over the evil Galactic Empire. Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) reaffirm their love and team with C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams), and Ewoks to aid in the annihilation of the Dark Side.

Cast: Mark Hamill , Harrison Ford , Carrie Fisher , Billy Dee Williams , Anthony Daniels , Peter Mayhew , Sebastian Shaw , Ian McDiarmid

Director: Richard Marquand

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Release Date: May 25th, 1983|2 hr. 13 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    A potent reminder that these characters and the actors who brought them to life will never return again. Seeing the very end of an endlessly hyped trilogy somehow puts a lump in the throat. [Special Edition] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    'Return of the Jedi' is fun, magnificent fun. The movie is a complete entertainment, a feast for the eyes and a delight for the fancy. It's a little amazing how Lucas and his associates keep topping themselves. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Less original than the first "Star Wars" and less resonant than "The Empire Strikes Back," but packed with fast-paced action and downright cuddly Ewoks. show more

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