Star Wars - Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars - Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

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Average of 4415 ratings: 4.1 Stars

1980 M Contains medium level violence.

Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

It is a dark time for the Rebellion. After a devastating attack on their ice base on the frozen planet of Hoth, the Rebels are scattered by Imperial pursuit. Luke Skywalker seeks out the mysterious Jedi Master Yoda in the swamps of Dagobah, while Han Solo and Princess Leia outrun the Imperial fleet to the beautiful Cloud City of Bespin. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, the evil Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces a terrible truth about the Skywalker legacy.

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124 minutes
20th Century Fox
Fatso Top 100
Rated #12 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9
Castilian Spanish; Russian; Romanian; Slovenian; English for the hearing impaired
English, Castilian Spanish, Russian 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
Brazilian Portuguese; Danish; Dutch; Finnish; french; Latin Spanish; Norwegian; Swedish; English for the hearing impaired
English Discrete DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1; Brazilian Portuguese, Latin Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; French DTS 5.1

13 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by wendyellis

This movie never gets old, Watching this classic brings back memories of going to the movies as a kid and thinking wow what if this was real.

This series I would recommend to everyone to watch... Read more

5 by Darth Vadertron

The absolute number one Star Wars film. Period. Although i prefer the ending of Return Of The Jedi. The ending of this is more famous however. All in all. One of my top 10 films of all time. Very difficult list to get into

5 by Kyle18

... the saga continues in the Rebel's struggle to establish peace and freedom throughout the galaxy. In this Episode, the Rebels are on the run from the Empire after the destruction of the Death Star... Read more

5 by Devil Dodo

Put simply: this is as close as you can get to a perfect film.

I love this film. It is my favourite. Not only of the Star Wars trilogy, but of all-time. It is pure genius. Easily the best... Read more

4 by KevLes

Kev29 The more you see of these films it reminds one of Space Exploration of today, what with walking on the Moon and Land on Mars.

5 by Toya_21

Awww i really Loved this movie with the little E-woks they are so cute!

3 by Psy

A rather too long, swashbuckling adventure, that gets a bit tedious at times, but with some light relief from the two droids. The little Jedi master adds some more interesting counterpoints with his... Read more

3 by kai4uboi

i grew up with the star wars movies , along with the indiana jones trilogy...or whatever...once again it never ceases to bore me with the special effects. Me and my mates use to pretend we were luke... Read more

5 by Hetty1

My husband loved it and tells me to rate it 5. I went to bed. A blokes movie. I have no idea what it was about.

4 by Rikki5

Brilliant, nothing quite like the star wars experience and episode 5 starts getting into the climax of the storyline. Awesome special effects for it time.