Star Wars V: Empire Strikes Back

Lists: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Space journey

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 95 (Rank from 1980: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 83.33%
Regular 10%
Half-Popped 6.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Tim Belloff100
Mark Chapman100
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R100(full review)
Ray Willmott100
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews100
Lord Of The Films Ryan100(full review)
Josh of Classicblanca100
Alex Robinson100
Harvey Gardner100
Kevin McCarthy100
JR B98
Skooch95(full review)
J Bumgardner95
Sir M Hayes XIV95
Bryan Lienesch94 - The battle of Hoth is probably my favorite part of any Star Wars movie. This would be the best of them had there been a stronger ending.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest93
Jay of Life Vs Film90(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Darren of Movie Reviews 10190(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
David Baruffi88
Adam Shaftoe85
Jester Smiles85
Carrie B80
Jeremy M70
CinemaVisitor Erik65
Gorgon Reviews61
Patrick Devitt60

People Involved

  • Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker)
  • Harrison Ford (Han Solo)
  • Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia)
  • David Prowse (Darth Vader)
  • Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)
  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
  • James Earl Jones (Darth Vader (Voice))
  • Kenny Baker (R2-D2)
  • Frank Oz (Yoda (Voice))
  • Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-wan Kenobi)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett)
  • John Hollis (Landos aide)
  • Jack Purvis (Chief Ugnaught)
  • Des Webb (Snow Creature)
  • Clive Revill (Emperor (voice))
  • Julian Glover (Imperial Force General Veers)
  • Kenneth Colley (Imperial Force Admiral Piett)
  • John Ratzenberger (Rebel Force Major Derlin)
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  • Irvin Kershner (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Original Star Wars Trilogy