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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand

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

Star Wars: Episode VI -
Return of the Jedi
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Directed byRichard Marquand
Produced byHoward Kazanjian
George Lucas
(executive)
Rick McCallum
(Special Edition)
Written byStory:
George Lucas
Screenplay:
Lawrence Kasdan
George Lucas
StarringMark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
Music byJohn Williams
CinematographyAlan Hume, BSC
Edited bySean Barton
Duwayne Dunham
Marcia Lucas
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Lucasfilm
Release date
May 25, 1983 (USA)
Running time
134 min. (original)
135 min. (Special Edition)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$32,500,000

Contents

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 25 May 1983
  United Kingdom 2 June 1983
  Hong Kong 1 July 1983
  Japan 2 July 1983
  Ireland 12 August 1983
  Finland 19 August 1983
  Norway 16 September 1983
  Sweden 30 September 1983
  Brazil 6 October 1983
  Netherlands 13 October 1983
  Denmark 14 October 1983
  Portugal 14 October 1983
  France 19 October 1983
  Italy 21 October 1983
  Australia 27 October 1983
  Colombia 24 November 1983
  Argentina 8 December 1983
  Greece 8 December 1983
  West Germany 9 December 1983
  Mexico 16 December 1983
  Peru 25 December 1983
  Uruguay 1 January 1984
  Hungary 13 September 1984
  Turkey January 1986
  Bulgaria 21 April 1986
  South Korea 14 July 1987
  Soviet Union 1990

3D VersionEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 14 March 1997
  Norway 18 April 1997
  France 23 April 1997
  Australia 24 April 1997
  Czech Republic 24 April 1997
  Germany 24 April 1997
  Hong Kong 24 April 1997
  Hungary 24 April 1997
  New Zealand 24 April 1997
  Portugal 24 April 1997
  Austria 25 April 1997
  Brazil 25 April 1997
   Switzerland 25 April 1997 (German speaking region)
  Finland 25 April 1997
  United Kingdom 25 April 1997
  Ireland 25 April 1997
  Italy 25 April 1997
  Mexico 25 April 1997
  Turkey 25 April 1997
  Greece 26 April 1997
  South Africa 1 May 1997
  Denmark 2 May 1997
  Sweden 2 May 1997
  Argentina 8 May 1997
  South Korea 10 May 1997
  Singapore 19 June 1997
  Kuwait 25 June 1997
  Estonia 27 June 1997
  Japan 26 July 1997

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

Other websitesEdit