Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

1983 - 134 minutes - Color - Dolby - 2.20 : 1
US release date: May 25, 1983
Budget: $32,500,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $30,490,619 (USA)


Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2-D2 and C-3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia - disguised as a bounty hunter - and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the Rebels. Will Darth Vader and the Dark Side overcome the Rebels and take over the universe?


Luke Skywalker - Mark Hamill
Han Solo - Harrison Ford
Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher
Lando Calrissian - Billy Dee Williams
C-3PO - Anthony Daniels
Chewbacca - Peter Mayhew
Anakin Skywalker - Sebastian Shaw
The Emperor - Ian McDiarmid
Yoda (voice) - Frank Oz
Voice of Darth Vader (voice) - James Earl Jones
Darth Vader - David Prowse
Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi - Alec Guinness
R2-D2 / Paploo - Kenny Baker
Moff Jerjerrod - Michael Pennington
Admiral Piett - Kenneth Colley
Bib Fortuna - Michael Carter
Wedge - Denis Lawson
Admiral Ackbar - Tim Rose
General Madine - Dermot Crowley
Mon Mothma - Caroline Blakiston
Wicket - Warwick Davis
Boba Fett - Jeremy Bulloch



Director - Richard Marquand

Writing credits

Screenplay - George Lucas
Screenplay - Lawrence Kasdan
Story - George Lucas


Associate producer - James Bloom
Producer - Howard Kazanjian
Executive producer - George Lucas
Associate producer - Robert Watts