The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

We are not sure of the release date for The Empire Strikes Back. It was released at the box office on 1980-05-17 so we estimate it was released to DVD in August 1980.

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Director: Irvin Kershner

Cast: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Billy Dee Williams, and Anthony Daniels

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.