Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi

Lists: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy

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: 795 (Rank from 1983: # 5)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

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


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
JR B100
Bryan Lienesch96 - The best of the Star Wars movies. This one had it all and executed it all flawlessly.
Comedy: 6
Sex Appeal: 8
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 9
Josh of Classicblanca95
Alex Robinson95
Darren of Movie Reviews 10195(full review)
Tim Belloff90
Mark Chapman90
Rob from GuysFilmQuest88Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 8
Jester Smiles85
Harvey Gardner85
Sir M Hayes XIV80
David Baruffi80
Thomas Pollock80
J Bumgardner75
Lisa Marie Bowman75 - Uneven but entertaining.
(full review)
Adam Shaftoe72
Skooch70(full review)
Jeremy M70
CinemaVisitor Erik70
Jay of Life Vs Film70(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
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Original Star Wars Trilogy