Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

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Star Wars Episode VI:
Return of the Jedi
Directed by Richard Marquand
Produced by Howard Kazanjian
George Lucas
(executive)
Rick McCallum
(Special Edition)
Written by Story:
George Lucas
Screenplay:
Lawrence Kasdan
George Lucas
Starring Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
Music by John Williams
Cinematography Alan Hume, BSC
Editing by Sean Barton
Duwayne Dunham
Marcia Lucas
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Lucasfilm
Release date(s) May 25, 1983 (USA)
Running time 134 min. (original)
135 min. (Special Edition)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $32,500,000

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.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 25 May 1983
 United Kingdom 2 June 1983
 Hong Kong 1 July 1983
 Japan 2 July 1983
Republic of Ireland 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 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 Version[change | change source]

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
Republic of Ireland Ireland 25 April 1997
 Italy 25 April 1997
Mexico 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

Plot[change | change source]

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.

Cast[change | change source]

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