Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary

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  • New Chapter Trailer for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Trailer for Empire Strikes Back

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

While the Death Star has been destroyed, the battle between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance rages on...and the evil Darth Vader continues his relentless search for Luke Skywalker.

Cast

  • Mark Hamill
  • Harrison Ford
  • Carrie Fisher
  • Billy Dee Williams
  • Anthony Daniels
  • David Prowse
  • James Earl Jones
  • Peter Mayhew
  • Kenny Baker
  • Frank Oz

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Verified Review
#epic

I never had the chance to see it in the theater originally but, today was amazing!

DJ
Dean J
Verified Review
#seeingitagain
#blockbuster
#original
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#actionpacked
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Nice to see Empire Strikes Back for it's 40th anniversary and to go to the theater again even though things have changed.

JC
Justin C

Metacritic

100

The best of three Star Wars films, and the most thought-provoking. After the space opera cheerfulness of the original film, this one plunges into darkness and even despair, and surrenders more completely to the underlying mystery of the story. It is because of the emotions stirred in Empire that the entire series takes on a mythic quality that resonates back to the first and ahead to the third. This is the heart.

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
100

It balances bloodshed with charm, spectacle with childlike glee. It's a near flawless movie of its kind.

Metacritic review by Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune