Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

1983 film directed by Richard Marquand
(Redirected from Return of the Jedi)

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi is a science fiction movie. It is the sixth film in the Star Wars film series. The movie was released in 1983. It also includes romance, action, adventure and drama.

Star Wars: Episode VI -
Return of the Jedi
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Directed byRichard Marquand
Written byStory:
George Lucas
Karey Kirkpatrick
Lawrence Kasdan
Produced byHoward Kazanjian
George Lucas
Rick McCallum
(Special Edition)
StarringMark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
CinematographyAlan Hume, BSC
Edited bySean Barton
Duwayne Dunham
Marcia Lucas
Music byJohn Williams
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release dates
May 25, 1983 (USA)
Running time
134 min. (original)
135 min. (Special Edition)
CountryUnited States

The Empire constructs a new Death Star. Luke, Leia, and the droids rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, an evil slug-like gangster. Later, Luke learns that Leia is his sister and must confront his father (Darth Vader) and return him to the good side. The movie is also famous for introducing a group of little creatures called Ewoks who help fight the Empire's troopers.

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