Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi

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

Brief Synopsis: "As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger -- and dreaded --Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl.Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader, who has sworn to win Luke over to the Dark side of the Force."

Overall Ranking: 858 (Rank from 1983: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

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Buttery 44%
Regular 44%
Half-Popped 12%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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JR B100
Bryan Lienesch96 - The best of the Star Wars movies. This one had it all and executed it all flawlessly.
Darren of Movie Reviews 10195(full review)
Alex Robinson95
Josh of Classicblanca95
Tim Belloff90
Mark Chapman90
Rob from GuysFilmQuest88
Jester Smiles85
Harvey Gardner85
David Baruffi80
Thomas Pollock80
Sir M Hayes XIV80
Lisa Marie Bowman75 - Uneven but entertaining.
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J Bumgardner75
Adam Shaftoe72
CinemaVisitor Erik70
Jay of Life Vs Film70(full review)
Jeremy M70
Skooch70(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61
Patrick Devitt60
Dan O'Neill55(full review)

People Involved

  • Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker)
  • Harrison Ford (Han Solo)
  • Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia)
  • Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)
  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
  • James Earl Jones (Voice of Darth Vader (voice))
  • Frank Oz (Yoda (voice))
  • Ian McDiarmid (The Emperor)
  • Sebastian Shaw (Anakin Skywalker)
  • David Prowse (Darth Vader)
  • Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi)
  • Kenny Baker (R2-D2 / Paploo)
  • Howard G. Kazanjian (Director)
  • Lawrence Kasdan (Director)
  • Richard Marquand (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope
  • Star Wars V: Empire Strikes Back
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  • Original Star Wars Trilogy