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Empire Strikes Back, The Movie

80s Film Summary for Empire Strikes Back, The

Summary

Get ready for adventure in this 80s movie. This movie showcases intense battle in this Star Wars series.

Empire Strikes Back, The DVD

Plot

In this next installment of the Star Wars trilogy, the movie Empire Strikes Back shows the evil Darth Vader (played by David Prowse) still trying to pursue the rebels in order to get to Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamill).

Luke Skywalker goes off to take advance Jedi training from Yoda (voice of Frank Oz) in Empire Strikes Back and would soon have to use his learnt skills to save his friends.

Cast

Luke Skywalker - Mark Hamill
Han Solo - Harrison Ford
Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher
Lando Calrissian - Billy Dee Williams
C-3PO - Anthony Daniels
Darth Vader - David Prowse
Chewbacca - Peter Mayhew
R2-D2 - Kenny Baker
Performing Yoda (voice) - Frank Oz
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
Boba Fett - Jeremy Bulloch
Lando's Aide - John Hollis
Chief Ugnaught - Jack Purvis
Snow Creature - Des Webb
Voice of Emperor (voice) - Clive Revill

Trivia

Kurt Russell auditioned for the role of Hans Solo, which was given to Harrison Ford.

Frank Oz who lends his voice for Yoda in the movie Empire Strikes Back, is well known for his voice work on Sesame Street as Grover, Burt, Cookie Monster, and even Miss Piggy.

Academy Awards:

John Williams won for Best Original Score for Empire Strikes Back, The.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Empire Strikes Back, The was released to theatres on 05/21/1980 by 20th Century Fox, and grossed $290,271,960 at the box office in the US on a budget of $23,000,000 .

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